LATEST FROM THE NACFB

  • Join us at the Commercial Finance Conference in November

    August 16, 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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  • Automation converts time into money

    August 16, 2018

    No one on the planet has enough time or resource to think through every possible outcome for all their business requirements, on their own, and then ensure a theoretically perfect solution. That’s where machines come to help. Automation is making lending decisions for smaller clients simpler and faster. Brought to the business mainstream when General…

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  • Shifting the focus to Scotland

    August 16, 2018

    A few weeks ago, I travelled north of Hadrian’s Wall with a calendar full of appointments with Glasgow and Edinburgh-based brokers. My aim: to find out more about the alternative finance landscape in Scotland, meet local brokers and to gain a greater understanding of the challenges they are facing. A growing SME market There are…

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  • Broker-BDM cooperation for listed renovation

    August 16, 2018

    Saira Taggar is delighted to announce completion on her biggest bridging loan to date, marking a new milestone for her employer, London Credit, since its inception eight years ago. The loan was for £3.675m, at a 70% LTV rate. It was taken out against a property in the London borough of Richmond for a 12-month…

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  • Reinvigorating SME house builders

    August 16, 2018

    Reducing red tape, tackling land banking and changing the small sites classification are the keys to regenerating the SME house building sector, according to brokers. The poll, among brokers working in development finance, has revealed the three key changes they believe would aid the regeneration of the SME house building sector. We asked the question…

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  • An opportunity in small ticket asset finance

    August 16, 2018

    With a record £32bn in funding provided last year, there is no denying that asset finance continues to grow in popularity as a means of business funding. Figures from the Finance and Leasing Association show that in 2017 asset finance funded almost a third of UK investment in machinery, equipment and purchased software. Of that…

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  • Transformation in the commercial broker sector

    August 16, 2018

    The marketplace for Britain’s commercial brokers is undergoing a significant transformation. From technological developments to a swathe of new regulatory requirements – not to mention a rise in the number of lenders servicing the market – brokers are under pressure to adapt to the changing landscape, as well as to seize new opportunities for growth….

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