ASTL reveals conference date

2nd June 2016 0

The Association of Short Term Lenders is set to hold its fourth annual conference on 22 September 2016, following the sell-out of last year’s event. This year’s conference, entitled ‘Lending in an uncertain world’, is again being […]


Bridging lending continues upward trend

24th May 2016 0

The number of bridging loans written in the last quarter continued to increase albeit at a slower rate then it did last year, Association of Short Term Lenders figures have revealed. ASTL members wrote £2.7bn of […]


ASTL: Navigating a changing landscape

23rd May 2016 0

A cartographer’s job has been made easier with the advent of satellite imaging. Maps have become minutely accurate, which in turn makes them more reliable. Not so for the rest of us for whom past […]


Just 38% of lenders positive on UK economy

26th April 2016 0

Only 38% of bridging lenders feel more positive about the long-term prospects of the UK economy following the budget in March, the latest Association of Short Term Lenders sentiment survey has revealed. Additionally 19% of members […]


ASTL: Budget changes could hit home

19th April 2016 0

The problem that the Chancellor has in setting a Budget is that a small concession such as the freeze on fuel duty (static at 57.9p a litre for the past five years) is estimated to […]


Shakespeare Martineau joins ASTL

12th April 2016 0

Shakespeare Martineau LLP has joined the Association of Short Term Lenders as an associate member. The association’s membership has risen from 25 members and 12 associate members in April 2014 to 34 members and 24 […]


Amicus completes record £50m in February

16th March 2016 0

Amicus completed in excess of £50m in February – a record for the short-term lender.Amicus has set a £400m lending target for the whole of 2016. Keith Aldridge (pictured), its managing director, said: “It is […]


CG Recovery joins ASTL

7th March 2016 0

The Association of Short Terms Lenders has a new associate member in CG Recovery, which offers business recovery and turnaround advice. The ASTL’s member count is now up to 34 with 24 associate members. Benson […]

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