Secured Loans

New CEO for Freedom Finance

30th March 2016 0

Freedom Finance has appointed Brian Brodie as its group chief executive from Virgin Money. Brodie has 25 years of financial services experience having been sales at marketing director at Virgin and before that chief executive […]

Buy-to-let

Most landlords unfazed by stamp duty surcharge

30th March 2016 0

Four out of five (78%) would-be landlords will still consider investing in property after the new stamp duty rules are introduced from 1 April, Nottingham Building Society research shows. The 3% stamp duty surcharge will put […]

Asset & Invoice Finance

New chairman for ABFA

29th March 2016 0

The Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA), the body representing the asset based finance industry in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, has announced the appointment of Martin Cooper as its new chairman. Cooper is senior […]

Bridging

The Lending Channel hosts specialist roadshow

29th March 2016 0

The Lending Channel is hosting a roundtable event for brokers wanting to improve their knowledge of specialist lending. Aldermore, Bank of Scotland, Masthaven and Shawbrook will be speaking at the event, which will take place […]

News

Half of advisers favour Brexit

29th March 2016 0

Half (50%) of financial advisers contacted by Intelliflo wanted Britain to leave the European Union. Just over a third (34%) said they wanted to stay in Europe, while one in six were uncertain on whether […]

Second Charge

Kent Reliance puts underwriter onsite at Complete

22nd March 2016 0

Steve Wood, underwriter at Kent Reliance for Intermediaries, has now taken up an onsite position at Complete FS. Tony Salentino, Complete FS director, said: “Having Steve onsite on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays means that we […]

Buy-to-let

HMOs set to be top investment in 2016

21st March 2016 0

Houses in multiple occupation are likely to be the most popular property type for property investors this year, research from Shawbrook has claimed. A survey of the bank’s clients looked into the outlook for 2016 […]

Bridging

Together granted full FCA permissions

21st March 2016 0

Specialist finance provider Together has been granted full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority for its second charge mortgage business. Group services director Marcus Golby said: “This is great news for our business and highlights […]

Buy-to-let

CML: Caution required on buy-to-let regulation

21st March 2016 0

The Financial Policy Committee must use caution when deciding when to use loan-to-income and loan-to-value caps to dampen a perceived boom in buy-to-let, the Council of Mortgage Lenders has warned. In its response to the […]

Bridging

Bridging Finance Solutions sees 50% growth

21st March 2016 0

Wirral based Bridging Finance Solutions has seen more than a 50% growth in turnover at the end of its financial year, with similar levels of growth anticipated for the year ahead. Steve Barber, managing director of […]

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