Bibby Financial Services the independent SME funder has announced the move of its global headquarters to accommodate the business’s strategic growth plan over the coming years
The lender supports more than 10,000 businesses worldwide with different types of invoice finance and has relocated its central support teams to Pembroke House, Banbury Business Park. The offices where previously occupied by Vodafone.
Bibby Financial Banbury
Banbury based Bibby financials chief executive David Postings said: “We have grown significantly in recent years. Our move to larger premises reflects this expansion and our ambitious growth plans over the coming years.
“Having our central support teams together allows our internal network to work more closely, enabling us to better support staff and clients alike. We decided on Oxfordshire as the location of our headquarters due to its excellent transport links, the geography of our current teams, and the scope to expand as our business grows further in the future.”
Bibby Financial Services is the largest independent invoice finance provider in the UK and provides funding and foreign exchange services for businesses across the world. It has 1,200 employees worldwide in more than 40 offices in Europe, North America and Asia.
Construction & Export Divisions moved
Since the move in 2016, BFS has now relocated its specialist Construction Finance teams and Export Finance divisions from Packington House, Horse Fair, to the refurbished Pembroke House offices in Adderbury.
The offices are now totally refurbished and fit-out at Pembroke House, it now includes Restaurant 1807. The name is in reference to the year in which Liverpool entrepreneur, John Bibby, formed BFS’s parent company, the Bibby Line Group.
Bibby rated 31st in the Sunday Times
In 2016, BFS was awarded 31st place in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For, the fifth time the business has featured in the top 100. More than 200 UK employees in departments including HR, Learning and Development, Marketing and Communications, IT Services, Business Change, Finance, Risk and Strategy have moved to the new 17,000 sq ft site at Banbury Business Park in Adderbury.
David Postings added: “At a time of economic uncertainty, it’s critical that SMEs across the world can access the funding and support they need to grow through international and domestic trade.
“We’re a relationship based funder and this means that we work hand-in-hand with the businesses we support. Attracting and retaining leading talent is key to providing excellent service to our customers. We have heavily invested in recruitment, learning and development this year and our move to Pembroke House is a fantastic way to end a strong year.”
Head office head count
The head office has over 300 employees in departments including Operations, HR, Learning and Development, Marketing and Communications, IT Services, Business Change, Finance, Risk and Strategy have moved to the new 17,000 sq.ft site.
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