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ENGAGING WITH ADVERSE CREDIT WEBINAR.

Brightstar
15th June 2021

In the latest Mortgage Strategy webinar ‘Engaging with adverse credit’, Brightstar group chief executive Rob…

BRIGHTSTAR LAUNCHES ‘ THE SPECIALIST LENDING VIRTUAL EXPO’

Brightstar / Press
9th June 2021

Brightstar Financial has launched The Specialist Lending Virtual Expo – a free one day digital…

WORK SMARTER, NOT HARDER DURING THIS BUSY PERIOD.

Brightstar / Press
25th May 2021

When was the last time you left the office at five o’clock?   It’s probably…

DO YOU HAVE THE SCALE AND EXPERTISE YOU NEED TO SUCCEED?

Brightstar / Press
24th May 2021

How many emails from lenders do you receive every day?   It’s thought that there…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GROUP LAUNCHES LARGEST EVER PROGRAMME FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

Brightstar
11th May 2021

The Brightstar Group is launching its largest ever programme for Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW)…

BRIGHTSTAR TO RUN BROKER WEBINAR SERIES IN MAY

Brightstar / Press
6th May 2021

The first webinars will take place on 19th May, with a masterclass in supporting SMEs…

WHY MEN BE A KEY PART OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AT THE BRIGHTSTAR GROUP

Press / People Development
8th March 2021

Monday 8th March is International Women’s Day (IWD) and, as we have done for many…

BRIGHTSTAR RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH TWENTY7TEC

Brightstar / Press
27th January 2021

Brightstar Financial has renewed its partnership with Twenty7Tec for a further 3 years as part…

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED

Press / Commercial finance
17th August 2020

Where there is change, there is always opportunity and we have certainly seen a huge…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GROUP OPENS ITS DOORS TO VISITORS WITH THE LAUNCH OF TRACK & TRACE

Brightstar / Press
11th August 2020

The Brightstar Group has become the first business in the mortgage market to launch its…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GROUP SIGNS DOUBLE-WINNING YOUNG ESSEX CRICKETER TO SPEARHEAD YOUNG BRIGHTSTAR’S PROGRAMME

Press / People Development
31st July 2020

The Brightstar Group has signed Aaron Beard, a young Essex and former England U19’s cricketer,…

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…