About Us

TSF exist to find the best solutions for your business. We have a wealth of experience in commercial finance.

TSF are an independent, commercial finance brokerage, focused on the SME market.

Our service is at no cost to your business. We are paid from the lending partners we match you with.

We work throughout the UK to understand your business needs.

We will bring a unique skill set to your business having worked with businesses at every stage of the business life cycles from start-up, turnaround to high growth. Our experience will not just add money to your business, we will add value.

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Name Alan Anderson
Position Director
Email alan@tsffinance.co.uk
Phone 0141 416 5900
Bio I have worked in Finance for over 15 years within banks and independent invoice finance companies throughout the UK. I covered a variety of roles from audit, operations, sales and sales management. I became self employed last year as I wanted to offers SME's independent advice on raising finance.
Interesting Fact Played the trumpet in a Jazz Band
Proud Achievement Cycling the North Coast 500 in 4 days. Unfortunately ruining my love for the bike.
Name Stephanie Moyes
Position Director
Email stephanie@tsffinance.co.uk
Phone 07871 877 748
Bio I have worked in the financial services industry for a number of years as a lender to the SME market. I specialised in working capital funding across Scotland, having helped businesses to structure finance packages from small start up entities to large corporates. I have worked for a number of invoice finance independents and working capital teams within large banks.
My focus is now on using my experience gained as a lender to offer independent advice and achievement of finance packages to the SME Market.
Interesting Fact Being asked by a head teacher (very nicely) not to take part in the school's sports day as I was 'over competitive'
Proud Achievement Being involved in multi charity trips and fundraising for Malawi Africa, seen a significant rise in the medical care and medicine being received by the local community and their fight against aids.
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Name Stewart Couper
Position UK Operations Director
Email stewart@tsffinance.co.uk
Phone 07595 968 605
Bio I have worked in the Financial Services Industry for 7 years and specialize in assisting SMEs to implement working capital solutions to help fund their business. For most of my career I have worked for the largest independent Invoice Financier in the UK. Whilst working for this funder I undertook various roles which enabled me to gain a vast knowledge of both how businesses are funded and how they operate. I have experience in assisting new start businesses as well as large multinational Corporates. I look forward to using all my skills and expertise to assist more businesses and help them achieve the finance they require to allow them to meet their goals.
Interesting Fact I am a bit of a rollercoaster fanatic, and because of that, I have been to Florida 11 times. I can also recite any Still Game episode at the drop of a hat...that's plenty!
Proud Achievement Working in the Finance sector usually means that you need to have a fancy university degree. I am extremely proud to say that I have perhaps taken the unconventional route by not doing this. I began my career with no experience but with hard work, determination and patience I have got to where I am today.
Name Lee Mair
Position Senior Funding Partner
Email lee@tsffinance.co.uk
Phone 07739 727 678
Bio I joined the “real world” in 2015 after having spent 18 years as a professional footballer in Scotland with a short 6 month spell in England.
My football career saw me play for the following teams: Dundee, Dundee United, Stockport County, Aberdeen, St Mirren, Partick Thistle, Dumbarton, Stranraer.
Since retiring from football I have been involved with helping businesses of all sizes with their finances.
Interesting Fact I once found myself in a limo, in Newcastle, dressed as a penguin with Boy George!!
Proud Achievement Tough one!!! Either playing in the last 32 of the European cup for my boyhood team Aberdeen against Bayern Munich OR winning the league cup at Hampden in 2013 with St Mirren FC.
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Name Stephen Johnson
Position Director
Email stephen@tsffinance.co.uk
Phone 07921 495 477
Bio 28 years’ leading teams in the largest independent invoice finance, corporate banking and asset finance companies.

Finally arrived at my home in TSF where I can get back to basics and bring all I have learnt, utilise all my contacts, and experience to provide the right advice to clients.
Interesting Fact Guinness world record holder – for taking part in the largest charity pantomime horse race at Aintree. I was the backend of a horse and we came a close second!!
Proud Achievement Couldn’t miss out my kids at this point for their sporting and academic achievements – immensely proud - hopefully one day they will come off my pay roll.

And to all the people I have managed over the years – the successes we enjoyed together are countless and celebrated. As I still keep in touch with the majority, and they have risen to bigger and better job roles, we can work together again in this new venture and chapter in my life.
Name Nicholas Stern
Position Senior Funding Partner
Email nick@tsffinance.co.uk
Phone +447495721784
Bio Worked for over 18 years' in advisory, a decade of which has been focussed on corporate turnaround, business optimisation and corporate finance (encompassing debt advisory). I spent a significant period of this working on financial restructuring and debt advisory engagements at PwC and have significant experience advising SMEs and listed companies on the use of debt finance as a tool to fund a performance turnaround project or deliver a business optimisation strategy. From a sector perspective, I am agnostic and have experience working with clients across all major industry settings including real estate and property development. My focus at TSF is to work with clients that are looking for support both with raising their required finance as well as building out their respective business plans and refining the funding quantum that is required to deliver their strategic objectives.
Interesting Fact I used to work as a songwriter and session saxophonist before moving into finance, having performed at venues such as Wembley Arena.
Proud Achievement Winning “Deal of the Decade” at the East of England Deal Makers Awards for my part in the provision of debt structuring advice to a UK plc, assisting them with their acquisition of an overseas subsidiary. Also, having been fortunate enough to create a career for myself that has allowed me to work every day with innovative, hard-working, successful and inspirational entrepreneurs. Every day is always different and exciting. 
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Name Ian Close
Position Senior Funding Partner
Email ian@tsffinance.co.uk
Phone 07702 679 969
Bio I have worked in Finance and Credit for over 5 years, starting my career in the Military leading on to Senior Roles within Customer Finance in 3 and Capquest. I have worked self employed for the last 10 years, working with various ranges of businesses offering a wide range of Solutions from Finance Team Restructuring to Debt Recovery. Over the last 3 years I have worked closely with two restructuring firms helping Directors restructure either through insolvency or refinancing. I believe I have a down to earth approach when helping a business, cutting out a lot of the business jargon and |I work tirelessly to get the customer the correct solution.
Interesting Fact I am better at table tennis than Forrest Gump
Proud Achievement Without a doubt pulling my wife who is a 10

We have over 15 years experience building facilities to best suit your business needs.


"We got introduced to TSF before we started our business. They helped support our plan and vision to raise finance for the business offering hints and tips to help improve our systems and processes."
Chris Neilson – Managing Director – Neilson Joinery Superstore

"I’ve worked with Alan for many years on both large and small projects. Alan provides the highest level of service to clients, and often becomes their long term finance partner. I have seen him help grow and save businesses. He works tirelessly to get his clients the best result."
Allan McLeod, Manging Director, M3R

"Alan at TSF finance quickly understood our requirements and was relentless to provide a workable finance solution. Like the company name Alan made himself available 24/7 to answer any question that we had and ensured the full process was easy and painless"
Robert Connelly, Commercial Director, HCS Water Treatment

“We have known the team at TSF well before the business was formed. Their expertise & passion for helping your business achieve its ambitions, working as trusted business partners in getting you the right products needed to help your business grow and be successful.”
Lorraine Murray MBE – CEO - Confida FM

"TSF assisted us in raising finance for a fast growing client. The client's assets were not standard asset finance assets. However, TSF took the time to understand the business model and enabled the assets to be approved and funded within our client's timescales"
Simon Freshwater – Partner – freshwaters