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BRIGHTSTAR APPOINTS NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

Brightstar / Press
21st February 2020

Brightstar Financial has appointed Mark Hollands as its new national account manager to help strengthen…

BRIGHTSTAR GROUP WINS BEST SMALL COMPANY AWARD FOR SECOND YEAR RUNNING

Brightstar / Press
20th February 2020

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

BRIGHTSTAR CONFIRMS RECORD YEAR IN 2019

Brightstar / Press
6th February 2020

The Brightstar Group has confirmed a record year in 2019, completing nearly £1.2bn throughout the…

USING BTL TO RESCUE DEVELOPMENTS FROM ADMINISTRATION

Press / Buy to Let mortgages
24th January 2020

A successful scheme can deliver developers attractive returns, but property development is a complex process…

BRIGHTSTAR APPOINTS MARIA HARRIS IN NEW ROLE

Brightstar / Press
20th January 2020

Brightstar Financial has appointed Maria Harris in the new role of Technology Consultant at the…

BRIGHTSTAR CREATES NEW HEAD OF MORTGAGES ROLE

Brightstar / Press
7th January 2020

Brightstar Financial has promoted Gina Blagden to the new role of Head of Mortgages, to…

UNITED TRUST BANK COMPLETES ITS LARGEST EVER SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGE

Press / Second charge mortgages
9th December 2019

United Trust Bank has completed a £352,000 second charge cortgage.   The loan, introduced by…

BRIGHTSTAR RETAINS 3 STAR BEST COMPANIES ACCREDITATION

Brightstar / Press
19th November 2019

Brightstar Financial has retained its 3 Star Best Companies accreditation, which is the highest standard…

BRIGHTSTAR NAMED ON NEW LEGAL & GENERAL MORTGAGE CLUB SMARTRREFER PANEL

Brightstar / Press
11th October 2019

Brightstar Financial has been added to SmartrRefer, the new approved specialist distribution panel that has…

IN THE SPOTLIGHT WITH BRIGHTSTAR’S MICHELLE WESTLEY

Brightstar / Press
7th August 2019

We spoke to Michelle Westley, head of marketing at Brightstar Financial, about how to grow…

BRIGHTSTAR LAUNCHES EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Press
24th July 2019

Brightstar Financial has launched an education programme for brokers, which includes the opportunity to book…

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…