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WHAT’S THE COST OF TURNING AWAY A CLIENT?

Brightstar / Blogs & articles
3rd December 2018

Amazingly, we still hear that many brokers are choosing to turn away clients with more…

BRIGHTSTAR LAUNCHES GUIDE TO HELP BROKERS TACKLE INTEREST ONLY MORTGAGE TIME BOMB

Press / Buy to Let mortgages
24th October 2018

Brightstar Financial has launched a guide to interest only mortgages and Later Life Lending to…

HELPING YOUR ENTREPRENEUR CLIENTS WITH CASHFLOW CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH RECURRING REVENUE

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Commercial finance
23rd October 2018

Invoice finance can provide entrepreneurs with the cashflow they need to grow their business and…

BRIGHTSTAR PASSES 60 NATIONAL AWARDS

Brightstar / Press
23rd October 2018

Brightstar Financial has now been presented with more than 60 national awards since the business…

DEVELOPMENT EXIT LOANS AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Short-term lending / Development finance
23rd October 2018

Development exit loans can help developers to manage their cash flow while they market a…

THE SWISS ARMY KNIFE OF SECOND CHARGE LENDING

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Second charge mortgages
23rd October 2018

An equitable charge can be a fast and flexible way for homeowners to secure a…

THE MOST SEARCHED-FOR CRITERIA BY BROKERS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
23rd October 2018

Recent research found that the most searched-for criteria by brokers was self-employed mortgages based on…

HM TREASURY CONFIRMED TO SPEAK ON DIVERSITY AT THE FINANCE PROFESSIONAL SHOW

Brightstar / Press
18th October 2018

Representatives from HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter team have been confirmed to take part…

BRIGHTSTAR PARTNERS WITH THE RIGHT MORTGAGE & PROTECTION NETWORK

Brightstar / Press
9th October 2018

Brightstar Financial has partnered with The Right Mortgage & Protection Network to distribute specialist lending…

WELLBEING PROVISION- ONE SIZE FITS ALL?

People Development / Blogs & articles
1st October 2018

THE CONCEPT OF A GOOD WORKPLACE HAS BEEN A PART OF OUR OFFICE CULTURE FOR…

THE RISE AND COST OF WORKPLACE BURNOUT

People Development / Blogs & articles
1st October 2018

Recent research has revealed some shocking statistics surrounding the topic of workplace burnout. Furthermore, this…

WHY CUSTOMER SERVICE MAKES THE ABSOLUTE DIFFERENCE

People Development / Blogs & articles
1st October 2018

Every time that I lead a training session on customer service, I remind our team…

CHANCE OF A LIFETIME

Later Life Lending / Press
24th September 2018

Demographics suggest that later life lending is going to become a significant driver of growth…

BRIGHTSTAR LAUNCHES ITS LARGEST EVER WEBINAR PROGRAMME

Events / Brightstar / Press
15th August 2018

Brightstar Financial has launched its largest ever webinar programme, with nine specialist lending events throughout…

NEW LENDER FALCON BRIDGING FINANCE LIMITED TO PARTNER WITH BRIGHTSTAR

Press / Short-term lending
14th August 2018

Brightstar Financial will be the latest financial intermediary to partner with Falcon Bridging finance Limited,…

BEST ADVICE Q&A WITH ROB JUPP

Brightstar / Press
14th August 2018

What can you tell us about Brightstar’s new Later Life Lending service? We have launched…

BRIGHTSTAR LAUNCHES LATER LIFE SERVICE

Brightstar / Press
13th August 2018

Brightstar Financial has launched a Later Life Lending service for brokers, through a partnership with…

BRIGHTSTAR LAUNCHES NEW SPECIALIST LENDING WEBINAR

Brightstar / Press
26th June 2018

Following the success of its inaugural specialist lending workshops, Brightstar Financial has launched a new…

Brightstar and Hampshire Trust Bank completes £1.2m bridging facility in 8 days

Press / Short-term lending
13th June 2018

Property developer Centaur Group has secured a £1.2m development exit facility from Hampshire Trust Bank,…

BROKERS PRAISE BRIGHTSTAR SPECIALIST LENDING WORKSHOP

Brightstar / Press
12th June 2018

Brokers have praised the value of Brightstar Financial’s first specialist lending workshop, which took place…

THE SECOND CHARGE PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

Products/Criteria / Second charge mortgages
21st May 2018

Our product of the month goes to Vida Homeloans, following the lender’s recent entry into…

BRIGHTSTAR LAUNCHES SPECIALIST LENDING WORKSHOPS

Brightstar / Press
8th May 2018

Brightstar Financial has partnered with some of the UK’s leading lenders to launch a series…

WHY THE WOMEN IN FINANCE CHARTER IS JUST AS IMPORTANT FOR MEN

Press / People Development
19th March 2018

At a lunch hosted by Virgin Money and Brightstar Financial, in partnership with HM Treasury,…

CAREERS INSIGHT: IF YOU DON’T ASK, YOU CAN’T KNOW

Press / People Development
19th March 2018

I have written much about the importance of feedback and the crucial role it plays…

MORE THAN 200 FIRMS NOW COMMITTED TO WOMEN IN FINANCE CHARTER

Press / People Development
16th March 2018

A further 45 signatories have committed to take on the targets highlighted in the Women…

ANNUAL BRIDGING TRENDS REVEALED

Short-term lending
29th January 2018

Bridging loan volume rose 10.7% to £534.1m in 2017, compared to £482.61m in 2016 as…

BRIGHTSTAR FINANCIAL LAUNCHES NEW & IMPROVED WEBSITE

Brightstar / Press
21st November 2017

Global award winning and trailblazing business, Brightstar Financial, has today launched a new and improved…

PHASE 2 LAUNCH FOR BRIGHTSTAR’S PRIVATE LABEL

Press / Private Label
14th November 2017

Brightstar Financial is today launching four new and exclusive, specialist residential and buy-to-let mortgage products…

BRIGHTSTAR WINS BEST SPECIALIST DISTRIBUTOR AWARD FOR SECOND YEAR RUNNING

Brightstar / Press
30th October 2017

  Brightstar has won “Best Specialist Distributor” award at the recent Bridging & Commercial Awards. …