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WOMEN IN FINANCE CHARTER: ‘COMMITMENT’ MORE IMPORTANT THAT TARGETS

Blogs & articles / People Development
21st November 2018

Some businesses are still reluctant to sign up to the Women in Finance Charter due…

WOMEN IN FINANCE SERIES: MAKING FLEXIBLE WORKING THE NORM AND WHY IT SHOULDN’T BE THE PRESERVE OF WORKING MOTHERS

Blogs & articles
21st November 2018

This piece is the first of our Women in Finance series, where we take a…

WHAT LANDLORDS MUST CONSIDER ABOUT LIMITED COMPANY OWNERSHIP AS TAX RETURNS BITE

Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages
20th November 2018

Tax returns are now due for 2017-2018, which means your landlord clients are starting to…

INNOVATION FOR PROPERTY INVESTORS

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages / Short-term lending
6th November 2018

BRIDGING FINANCE AND A BUY-TO-LET MORTGAGE.  IN ONE.

Thanks to the…

PRECISE HITS THE NAIL ON THE HEAD WITH NEW REFURB PRODUCT

Buy to Let mortgages / Blogs & articles
6th November 2018

The squeeze on landlords has created a growing number of investors who are looking at…

EXCLUSIVE, 2 YEAR FIXED SPECIALIST RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE PRODUCT BY TOGETHER MONEY

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
29th October 2018

This new and exclusive residential mortgage product by Together Money, is designed for all sorts…

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…

SHOULD YOUR BUY-TO-LET CLIENTS SET UP A LIMITED COMPANY?

Buy to Let mortgages / Blogs & articles
23rd October 2018

With tax returns now due for 2017-2018, your landlord clients are starting to experience the…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GUIDE TO INTEREST ONLY MORTGAGES AND LATER LIFE LENDING

Later life lending / Blogs & articles
23rd October 2018

If you have recently tried to secure an interest only mortgage for your clients you…

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…

LANDLORDS START TO FEEL THE IMPACT OF TAX CHANGES

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
23rd October 2018

Your landlords are starting to experience the financial impact of recent tax changes, which makes…

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…

THE ‘INTEREST ONLY’ ISSUE

Later life lending / Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar
23rd October 2018

Later Life Lending could provide a solution for your clients who are left with an…

THE TRUTH ABOUT COFFEE

Blogs & articles / People Development
22nd October 2018

Worldwide 2 billion cups of coffee are drunk every 24 hours. 55 million of those…

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…

THE BRIGHTSTAR EXCLUSIVE, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PEPPER MONEY

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages / Buy to Let mortgages
17th October 2018

Pepper Money have launched a special product range covering residential and buy-to-let mortgages that are…

NEW SEMI-EXCLUSIVE 90% LTV RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
17th October 2018

Today, The Mortgage Lender have revealed their 'Real Life' product range which includes a 90%…

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…

ANOTHER LENDER SHOWS SUPPORT FOR SCOTLAND

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages / Buy to Let mortgages
5th October 2018

Brightstar are pleased to note that Vida Homeloans now offer residential and buy-to-let mortgages for…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GUIDE TO LATER LIFE LENDING

Later life lending / Blogs & articles
4th October 2018

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

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…

WHY FLEXIBLE WORKING SHOULD BE ON YOUR AGENDA

Blogs & articles / People Development
1st October 2018

It was interesting to see that Mental Health Awareness Week (observed on 14 to 20…

WHAT’S IN YOUR GREENHOUSE?

Blogs & articles / People Development
27th September 2018

ORGANISATIONS NEED A YOUTH POLICY AND A TALENT MANAGEMENT STRATEGY SO AS TO BUILD CAPACITY…

THE BRIGHTSTAR GUIDE TO PORTFOLIO LENDING

Blogs & articles / Buy to Let mortgages
24th September 2018

In September 2016 the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) released its Supervisory Statemen SS13/16 outlining new…