Welcome to Bentley Associates

Business Finance Specialists

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What We Do

Getting the right finance, at the right time, can be key to successful growth, seizing opportunities that may only come once, or just steering the ship through choppy waters.

Whether you’re looking to buy business premises, investing in new plant & machinery, purchasing new vehicles, needing a business loan to fund growth or simply manage cash flow through a difficult phase – whatever your business needs, we can help.

We are a leading firm of business finance brokers, partnering with a very broad panel of banks, major finance houses & specialist lenders — which means we can fund almost any asset type or business need, at competitive rates, and usually accommodate even the more challenging propositions.

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How We Work

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Every business is different & has its own unique journey and challenges. Finding the right finance can be one of the biggest. We take the time to fully understand your business — then move quickly to find the financing solutions that work best for you. We offer expert advice as well as fast turnaround times. Finance offers are detailed in writing, giving you time to make sure you’re happy/comfortable with the terms before proceeding.


Asset Finance

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A flexible, fast & straightforward way of acquiring the assets your business needs without tying up your own valuable working capital.
Hire Purchase and Leasing are amongst the most widely-used & simplest forms of credit and can be used to finance almost any business asset, whether hard (e.g. plant/machinery/vehicles) or soft (e.g. IT/office equipment/scaffolding/catering equipment), subject to credit underwriting.

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Asset Refinance

Asset refinance is a way of releasing the equity a business holds in its existing hard assets to generate working capital. This is done to reduce financial commitment.

Invoice Finance

Invoice Finance allows you to quickly release cash into your business by converting the value of unpaid invoices or contract billing into ready working capital.

Asset Based Lending

Asset Based Lending (ABL) is a way of utilising the underlying value of multiple assets within your business to release working capital to fund growth.

NPIF Loans

NPIF is a UK government and EU-backed fund designed to support growth and job creation within SMEs (small to medium size businesses) within the North of England.

What our customers have to say…

Speedy, competitive, hassle-free & reliable. Have helped us with many of our plant & property financing plans over the years.

G. Glynn, MD, Leeds-based Print Group

Phil has handled our finance requirements for new & used scaffolding for a number of years now. We have always found him to be dependable & professional. His rates are always competitive in the market place & we get quick decisions on our requests. I would recommend his services.

S. Whalley, Director, North-West Scaffolding Contractor

Personable, astute, with rapid replies - thanks Bentley Associates for your advice and support with our growth ambitions.

Principal, Harrogate Law Firm

I have dealt with Bentley Associates for 20+ years, spanning many often complex funding projects. Great service, competitive pricing, fast pay-outs. Safe pair of hands, highly recommend.

S. Dransfield, MD, Off-site Building Manufacturer, West Yorkshire

Great service and rates. Always there when you need them. Finance in place very quickly, which has helped us with valuable coach buying opportunities.

A. Snowdon, Director, North-East Coach Hire & Public Transport Operation

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