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BRIGHTSTAR ANNOUNCES RECORD H1 AND KEY HIRES

Brightstar / Press
17th July 2019

The Brightstar Group has announced a record breaking first half of the year, with written…

THREE QUESTIONS TO GROW YOUR COMMERCIAL BUSINESS

Press / Commercial finance
10th July 2019

How many of your clients are self-employed? For every home buyer or remortgagor you work…

EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND GROW YOUR BUSINESS WITH BRIGHTSTAR

Events / Brightstar
9th July 2019

The specialist lending market is growing, and becoming increasingly more complex than ever.   No…

WHY JOB ADVERTISEMENTS PLAY A KEY ROLE IN HELPING TO ADDRESS THE GENDER PAY GAP

Press / People Development
22nd May 2019

The gender pay gap in Financial Services currently stands at 23.25% in favour of men…

WHAT IS STOPPING YOU FROM JOINING THE JOURNEY?

Press / People Development
13th May 2019

The Women in Finance Charter is a commitment by HM Treasury and signatory firms to…

BRIGHTSTAR LAUNCHES SPRING WEBINAR PROGRAMME

Brightstar / Press
27th March 2019

Brightstar Financial has partnered with a number of industry experts to launch a Spring programme…

£14M OF ENQUIRIES PLACED WITH PRIVATE LABEL FOLLOWING BRAND REJIG

Press / Private Label
20th March 2019

The newly revamped Private Label received £14m of enquiries in its first day as a…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GROUP LAUNCHES HIGH VALUE BROKER SERVICE UNDER PRIVATE LABEL BRAND

Press / Private Label
19th March 2019

Brightstar Financial has evolved its Private Label proposition into an expert service for complex high-value…

BRIGHTSTAR HOLDS WORKSHOP TO MARK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Press / People Development
8th March 2019

Brightstar Financial is marking International Women’s Day with a Women in Finance Workshop to discuss…

SECURED LOANS WATCH: A SOLUTION TO HEFTY TAX BILLS

Press / Second charge mortgages
27th February 2019

More clients are exploring the second charge mortgage avenue to help pay their tax bills…

BRIGHTSTAR NAMED BEST SMALL COMPANY TO WORK FOR IN THE UK

Events / Brightstar / Press
21st February 2019

Brightstar Financial has been named as the Best Small Company to work for in the…

TOGETHER STEPS IN WITH A THREE-DAY FINANCE TO SAVE A COMMERCIAL DEAL

Press / Commercial finance
23rd January 2019

A pair of businessmen who faced losing a property deal when their initial lender went…

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…