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Guide to Asset Finance

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This guide is designed to give you straightforward, practical information on how asset finance works, the different options it offers - and the benefits each option delivers. Among other financing solutions, it explains Contract Hire, Contract Purchase, Operating Lease, Finance lease and Hire Purchase.

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Commercial Transportation White Paper - Modern Compliance

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Modern compliance is no longer just about being legal. Increasingly operators are expected to comply not just with regulation, but with external quality-assurance programmes which assert their commitment to best practice. As these schemes evolve, there are significant political and operational questions to be asked about a future for the transport industry which is determined by non-regulatory standards.

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Agriculture White Paper - Farm Diversification

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Is your farm business consistently underwhelming? Do you struggle to see a bright or viable future after years of stagnation? Or maybe you just crave a new challenge to reignite your farming enterprise. Whatever the motivation, diversifying can provide a much-needed breath of fresh air – and income boost.

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Intellectual Property Report 2015

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An insightful report highlighting how it's now more important than ever to understand the role of IP as a key driver of economic growth and enterprise and its relevance in the success of a business.

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Summer Budget 2015

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Whether it's Corporation Tax, vehicle excise duty or the Annual Investment Allowance, the Emergency Budget raised questions about how open Britain’s doors are for business. Here we examine the impact of these changes and ask what business owners need to know.

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Agriculture White Paper - Investing in the Future

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Investing in new machinery, equipment or vehicles is a big commitment for any farm business, where tight margins and unpredictable external forces can make investment decisions tricky. But rather than asking whether you can afford to invest, perhaps the question should be can you afford not to?

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MS Windows Factsheet

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After 14th July 2015, Microsoft will no longer support its Windows Server 2003, as other hardware and software moves on and leaves Microsoft Server 2003 behind.

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Commercial Transportation White Paper - Recruitment

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Logistics currently employs 2.2m people or one in 12 UK workers; but according to a UK commission for employment and skills report it will require a further 1.2 million workers by 2022, which equates to 40% growth in the labour force.

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Dividend Tax Funding

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Lombard Offshore provides a comprehensive range of flexible financial solutions to assist professional firms with spreading the cost of their annual tax liabilities.

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Funding Britain's Growth Report 2015

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This report looks at the state of bank lending, entrepreneurs in the UK, SMEs expanding abroad to grow, alternative finance trends and the rise of crowdfunding.

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UK Manufacturing Report 2015

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This report gives us insight into the UK manufacturing sector - the current landscape, changes that have affected the sector and what lies ahead.

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Biomass Boilers Factsheet

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Our factsheet gives you a brief overview of the benefits of using a biomass boiler and how Lombard can help you finance one.

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LED Lighting Factsheet

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LED lighting could reduce your energy bills by up to 90% and you can also benefit from tax relief through the Annual Investment Allowance. Download our factsheet to find out more about how Lombard can help you finance new LED lighting for your business.

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Windows XP and Desktop Migration Paper

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This report addresses the issue of total cost of ownership and considers the number of organisations 'sweating' IT assets, particularly in light of Microsoft's April 2014 withdrawal of Windows XP support which research suggests some businesses were not, and are still not. prepared for.

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The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) Fact Sheet

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The AIA is a kind of capital allowance, which offers a 100% allowance on qualifying capital expenditure in the year of purchase.

AIA was introduced in 2008, providing 100% allowance on the first £50,000 investment in qualifying capital expenditure. The maximum allowance was doubled to £100,000 in April 2010, and was reduced to £25,000 with effect from 01 April 2012 (06 April 2012 for unincorporated businesses).

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Agriculture White Paper

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Given the opportunities, technology resources, and the challenges created by external factors, what does a UK farming business need to be successful now and in the future?

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Marine Finance

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From proven off-the-shelf solutions to personally tailored packages, we can offer you an outstanding choice of financial options backed by outstanding personal service. What's more, our marine experts have the first-hand boating, technical and legal experience to guide you through every other step of the buying process.

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Assets you can fund with Lombard

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