Consumer Finance





Consumer new business falls by 4%

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Consumer new business fell by 4% in June according to new figures released by the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA). Personal loans new business fell by 7% in June. Geraldine Kilkelly, head of research and chief economist at the FLA, said:“Consumer finance new business was only 1% lower in the first half of 2019 than […]



SFI Awards 2018 winners announced

Wed 4 Jul 2018

Following a glittering event in London the winners have been announced for the Specialist Finance Awards 2018. The awards, which took place on Friday 29 June and were hosted by Homes Under the Hammer presenter Martin Roberts, saw the industries brightest and best gather to celebrate all that is good in the specialist finance sector […]


Consumer finance sees increase of 4% in August

Fri 6 Oct 2017

Consumer finance new business grew by 4% in August compared with the same month last year, latest figures by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA). Geraldine Kilkelly, head of research and chief economist at the FLA, said: “The modest growth in consumer finance new business overall in August reflects subdued consumer confidence about the general […]


Second charge new business continues to grow

Fri 7 Jul 2017

Second charge mortgage new business grew 26% by value and 29% by volume suggest the latest figures by the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA). Consumer finance new business also saw a year-on-year increase of 8% in May. Harry Landy, managing director at Enterprise Finance, said: “Despite the ongoing political and economic uncertainty it’s encouraging to […]


Consumer finance up 11%

Thu 10 Mar 2016

Figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association show growth of 11% in consumer finance new business in January, compared with the same month last year. Credit card and personal loan new business together grew by 9% compared with January 2015, while retail store and online credit increased by 1%. The second charge mortgage market […]