LATEST FROM THE NACFB

  • Taking shape

    July 19, 2018

    Following on from your feedback I am keen to continue to relay and communicate more clearly all the things we are doing on your behalf to make your boat go faster. So, here again, I’m using this platform to outline some of the key items that the team and I have been working hard on…

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  • Avamore Capital releases first industry report

    July 19, 2018

    Here at Avamore Capital, the specialist bridging and development lender, we are pleased to release our first ever industry report. After collaborating with brokers from across the sector, we have compiled a selection of trends and thoughts for H1 2018 along with key predictions for H2. The report covers development finance and the unregulated bridging…

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  • Introducing Esme Loans

    July 19, 2018

    Esme Loans was born out of NatWest Innovation Cell, a new product development programme, just over a year ago. The original management team – Richard Kerton, Veronika Lovett and Lucy Hasson – identified a need in the business loans category for a product that was both simple and fair. With years of experience dealing with…

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  • A new type of secured loan

    July 19, 2018

    It’s all too easy to dismiss a secured loan as business owners don’t want to explore an option that involves securitisation of their assets unless they feel they must. However, in certain circumstances it can be the ideal funding solution for a growing business, especially when it provides the same flexibility as an unsecured loan,…

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  • The importance of specialist solicitors

    July 19, 2018

    At a recent roundtable event one of the interesting issues discussed was solicitor services in the specialist market. The process of obtaining a short-term bridging loan is not the same as the process surrounding traditional mortgage finance, so the legal requirements are different too and having a solicitor that understands the process is absolutely vital….

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  • UK SMEs hold the key to growth

    July 19, 2018

    Mid-sized businesses in the UK have grown faster and generated a larger profit growth in the last five years than the nation’s large and small companies combined, according to a new report from accountancy and business advisory firm BDO. These SMEs constitute 99.9% of all private sector businesses and employ over 60% of the private…

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  • Bridging: a changed profile

    July 19, 2018

    Why is the bridging industry evolving so rapidly? Top of the list must be its entrepreneurial attitude, a positive approach compared with other funding sources. Some have become an alternative source of finance offering commercial and residential loans, including regulated products, and development finance. Many are now short-term lenders; not just the quick fix when…

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