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Property Finance. Commercial mortgages, semi-commercial and mixed use property loans. Development & Bridging finance.
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Lending where others have said no. Sourcing lending where the borrower has previously been declined. Tailored solutions from adaptable lenders.
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The facts about business lending
The world of business finances has changed in the past 10 years. The traditional lenders have continued to be stalwarts of the industry, but the demands of the client have progressed.
Both trading businesses and property investors are seeing opportunities to grow. The demand is for quicker funding, quicker answers and for the whole process to be straightforward.
There are still myths about commercial lending and access to business finance, just try not to believe too many of them.
Trading history, credit standing or needing money for a particular purpose can all be OK.
It can be quick, it can be painless and we can show you your options without any commitment.
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A recent survey showed 80 percent of businesses were unaware of the finance options available to them
48 percent of small business lending is now done outside the big 5 banks
56 percent of property investors intend to expand this year. The majority will do so as limited companies
70 percent of companies said speed of decision was their number one priority. Getting an answer and funds quickly
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latest news and blogs
Why The Biggest Threat For Banks Are The Tech Giants Sometimes you read an article and realise that someone is agreeing with something you first mentioned two years earlier. I’m not sure if I should be flattered, plagiarised or overtly smug. Not being the smug type I will take it as flattery and exoneration for suggesting
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Why You Shouldn’t Stress About Forecasts Financial forecasts are something that many business think are both essential and impossible. Lenders will always ask for forecast figures as they want to see how you can afford any lending you are applying for. The problem with a forecast is that it is never correct. Remember Michael Fish? Hurricane?
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The New Enterprise Allowance Start-ups are not my normal area of expertise, the majority of our business comes from more established companies or property professionals. However, this is a scheme that continues to sit under the radar and really should have a higher profile. The New Enterprise Allowance(NEA) is a Government scheme that supports those
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Rule of 78 A common question asked about fixed rate, fixed term loans is how the interest and capital is applied. This is done by a system known as the Rule of 78. Let me explain. Take a standard small business loan, the interest rate is fixed and the term is fixed, the monthly repayments
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Etridge Issues This is a piece of case law which becomes relevant whenever security is being taken and one of the providers of that security is not directly related to the borrower. The most common circumstance is where a husband & wife own a property which is being used to secure the business borrowing of
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Powered Flight & Changes to Lending Let me break from the norm a little. Back in 1903 Wilbur and Orville Wright achieved the first powered flight. It was a real marker for engineering and for man taking to the skies. A mere 58 years later and man had gone from a short powered flight in
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HMRC Comfort Charges This one came up in conversation recently and it is worth highlighting some of the side effects of comfort charges. The case in question surrounded a company director who owed money to HMRC. Their tax position and amount payable had been contested for a couple of years with a final figure being
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