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August 18, 2016
We’re about to commence our very own tour of the UK. It’s a staycation with a serious side, and – as you have probably guessed – it is about compliance. The challenge is to get to all 866 member firms compliant within 450 days, as we’d already promised our members that th...

British Business Bank and Kingsway in new expansion capital initiative

August 18, 2016
British Business Bank Investments Ltd, the commercial arm of the British Business Bank, has announced the first facility under its new expansion capital initiative, which supports finance providers who lend to smaller businesses. The first transaction is a £16.5m revolving credit ...

Hitachi Capital’s quarterly British Business Barometer

August 18, 2016
One in three small business decision makers (33%) claim their top concern this quarter is market uncertainty, but this relates more to immediate sector-specific issues than broader macro-economic factors, according to new research from Hitachi Capital’s quarterly British Business Ba...

Renaissance reflects on its successful second year of trading

August 18, 2016
Renaissance Asset Finance (RAF) has completed its second successful year of trading. Victoria Fisher, MD, commented: “We finished our second year of trading with a total lend of £52.7m, this was a fantastic result and surpassed our original budget. Our Northern Wilmslow office, ...

‘The doom and gloom scenario has so far not materialised’

August 18, 2016
In the immediate aftermath of June’s EU referendum, it was obvious that many UK organisations and institutions had been caught napping. Believing that, albeit by a narrow margin, the majority of the electorate would opt to remain with what they knew, there was scant evidence from ma...

New channels and opportunities post-EU referendum

August 18, 2016
Over the past few weeks, Mint Bridging has taken time to analyse a new turbulence in property, development and construction market trends. Even though it’s still early days and the next three months will obviously be quite erratic, Mint has been receiving a large volume of inquiries...

Kuflink on being in charge of its own destiny

August 18, 2016
I am sure we have all heard enough about Brexit, but while the lending market seems to have been generally unaffected so far, there have been signs that the bridging sector has seen some signs of stress as a result of the vote. Lenders relying on certain funding lines have had to e...