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CFE 2016 and Competent Advisor: Putting training and education front and centre

June 19, 2016
Over the past two years it’s fair to say the NACFB has made FCA regulation its primary focus, so we have been a little more relaxed about enforcing our 35-hour CPD rules and, by extension, the training and education programmes that we have always offered through our website. Some...

Capify: making deals simpler

June 19, 2016
Capify is a market leader in the alternative business finance industry. Established in 2008, Capify is a company that looks after its customers with excellent, transparent service and responsible funding solutions. Capify is one of the largest alternative finance providers in the worl...

The rise and rise of asset finance

June 19, 2016
Asset finance is growing in popularity as a means of business funding. Figures from the Finance and Leasing Association show that in 2015 asset finance – most often in the form of hire purchase and leasing - funded almost a third of UK investment in machinery, equipment and purchase...

Ultimate Finance provides funding for manufacturing growth

June 19, 2016
Ultimate Finance has provided a £300,000 asset finance facility to British manufacturer Pretty Legs Hosiery to enable it to invest in new state-of-the-art machinery so it can keep up with rapidly increasing demand for its Saphena-branded compression stockings, which are designed to h...

Technology is a tool, not the end game

June 19, 2016
The mortgage market is horribly behind the times when it comes to technology. That’s something that I am often reminded of when I talk to people about LendInvest and the fact that we are an online lender. The reaction tells its own story. There is this odd perception that online ...

All you need to know about Close Brothers Business Finance

June 19, 2016
At Close Brothers Business Finance, we work in partnership with business finance brokers to provide personalised asset finance solutions to businesses across a variety of industry sectors. We make it our business to fully appreciate each of the industries we work in, understanding the...

UTB posts 80% increase on lending volume

June 19, 2016
United Trust Bank’s Asset Finance team has posted a record-breaking first quarter for 2016 with lending volumes increased by 80% on the same period last year. Martin Nixon, Head of Asset Finance at United Trust Bank, commented on the team’s confident start to the year. “Th...