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Self-employed criteria shifts

We are pleased to see a positive shift in criteria on our lending panel relating to self-employed loans with lenders offering more helpful criteria.

We have seen more acceptance of one year trading to assess affordability alongside robust projections. This is a helpful acknowledgement that self-employed firms generally make losses or small profits in early years. [Read more...]

New unsecured lending to limited companies

We are delighted to announce our first case using a new unsecured lending product with Nat West bank. The case involved a manufacturing company which had won significant new contracts with blue chip clients but needed funding for cash flow in advance of payments. [Read more...]

Brightstar Sport Champion of the Year

We are pleased to see Tom Ballington, our 'Sport champion of the year, win the U15 Essex CCC Player of the Season Award in March. Tom is a local cricket player and we help cover the cost for some equipment, clothes and help towards travel costs. [Read more...]

New hires at Sirius Property Finance

We are delighted to welcome three new staff members to our high-net worth brokerage, Sirius Property Finance as well as announce our new offices. Robert Heywood has joined as a business development manager for specialist lenders and commercial & development finance broker. [Read more...]


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