Road to Success!

2016 is turning out to be a very interesting year. Despite proposed tax changes, the implementation of the Mortgage Credit Directive, a volatile stock market, concerns about the stability of the global economy and a continued shortage of new housing, the UK mortgage market seems to be coping very well. According to data from the
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What price a Brexit

courtesy from The Housing Market March saw a huge spike in activity within the housing market. The number of homes sold hit 162,000, 62,000 more than would have been expected without the Stamp Duty deadline (source: Council of Mortgage Lenders). Now that the deadline has passed. as predicted, growth is slowing. Interestingly, Rightmove’s figures suggest
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Prime Minister: General Election Key For UK’s Economy

The Prime Minister has warned trade finance services that the UK will face economic chaos if it changes economic policy in May. David Cameron’s warning was laid out in his New Year message, ahead of the general election in May this year. Mr Cameron said the UK’s New Year resolution should be to “stick to
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UK Government’s Economic Plan For The North-West Revealed

Trade finance could be more forthcoming for businesses in the north-west of the UK following the government’s announcement that more jobs, investment in science and improvements in transport lie at the heart of the economic plan for the region. The six-point plan includes increasing the long-term growth rate of the area to at least that
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Christmas Shopping Consumer Spending 2014

Christmas 2014: Christmas Shopping Consumer Spending, Recovering offline and online sales, purchases per household and sales per person on gifts. We expect Christmas 2014 in the UK to be better than last year with sales growth of 2.1% compared to last year’s eventual outturn of 0.9%. The improvements in the UK economy and an increase
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Cheap Borrowing Fuels Consumer Credit Boom

Bridging Loans Buoyant consumer confidence pushes up demand for credit at fastest rate in eight years in October, though UK mortgage approvals continue to fall. Cheap borrowing costs for products like bridging loans and fierce competition on the high street fuelled a consumer credit boom in October, as buoyant demand pushed lending up at its
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Improved Supply Chains To Inject £30bn Into UK Economy?

Improved Supply Chains to inject £30bn into UK economy could see over half a million jobs created and up to £30 billion injected into the UK economy b. According to the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI’s) latest report, Pulling Together, by improving products, concentrating on innovation and providing unrivalled customer service, issues such as the expanding
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5 Reasons you should use Asset Finance and Leasing

Asset finance and leasing is an excellent way to boost your company’s competitive edge by cheaply providing you with access to the resources and equipment that you need to grow your business. Whether you’re an SME or a long established firm, this can offer your organisation real benefits.   Buying equipment or assets for your
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Why are more established businesses choosing to use invoice finance?

Since the global financial crisis began to bite in 2007, there has been a marked rise in SMEs seeking alternative funding sources. As traditional banks have become increasingly reluctant to lend, the gap remaining is increasingly being filled by so-called challenger banks. Unaffected by the legacy debts and bad PR of traditional banks, they have
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Bridging Loan’s Yes or No

Bridging Loan Work how does it work? Bridging Loans are used in order to supply finance for purchasing a new property, while the borrower is waiting for their current property to sell or just raise short term finance. However, it is becoming a very popular choice for individuals with limited resources. They can be employed for any purpose,
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