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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…

HOW A SPECIALIST DISTRIBUTOR CAN BENEFIT YOUR BUSINESS

Brightstar / Blogs & articles
24th September 2018

Your clients are changing... Their circumstances are becoming more complicated and diverse and less likely…

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…

SHOULD LANDLORDS BECOME LIMITED COMPANIES?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
19th September 2018

Changes to taxation and Stamp Duty for buy-to-let landlords mean it makes more sense than…

A NEW LEARNING RESOURCE FOR YOUR LANDLORD CLIENTS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
19th September 2018

Together have created a buy-to-let hub, especially designed to help landlords. So whether your clients…

LANDLORDS GROW THEIR BUY-TO-LET PORTFOLIO THROUGH A SEVEN-DAY SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGE

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
19th September 2018

The directors of an investment company, who own nearly 250 properties in the North of…

CLEAR YOUR DESKS THIS FRIDAY WITH BRIGHTSTAR

Blogs & articles
9th September 2018

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

REDUCED RATES ON 95% LTV RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGES

Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
4th September 2018

Aldermore have just reduced rates on their high loan to value range and have introduced…

HERE’S THE LOWDOWN ON THE NEW BUY-TO-LET PRODUCT RANGE FROM MAGELLAN HOMELOANS

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages
3rd September 2018

Magellan Homeloans has launched into the buy-to-let market with an exciting product range targeted at…

DEMAND FOR LATER LIFE LENDING CONTINUES TO GROW

Later life lending / Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar
24th August 2018

Demand for Later Life Lending is increasing, but it is a specialist area with its…

THE LATER LIFE LENDING PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

Later life lending / Products/Criteria
24th August 2018

We have selected the Legal & General Optional Payment Lifetime Mortgage as our product of…

UNSECURED COMMERCIAL FINANCE IS A GROWING AREA FOR BRIGHTSTAR

Blogs & articles / Commercial finance
24th August 2018

Unsecured commercial finance gives business owners fast and convenient access to the funding they need…

COMMERCIAL FINANCE AREA OF THE MONTH

Products/Criteria / Commercial finance
24th August 2018

This month we are highlighting the speed and convenience of unsecured commercial finance to profile…

CONTINUED OPPORTUNITY FOR PROPERTY INVESTORS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Short-term lending
24th August 2018

The extension of permitted development rights is providing continued opportunity for investors and lenders are…

THE SHORT TERM LENDING PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

Products/Criteria / Short-term lending
24th August 2018

Our product of the month this month, is the development loan from Pivot Finance, which…

THE REGULATORY LANDSCAPE CONTINUES TO CHANGE FOR LANDLORDS

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Buy to Let mortgages
24th August 2018

The regulatory landscape continues to change for buy-to-let landlords, placing more emphasis on quality specialist…

THE BUY-TO-LET PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages
24th August 2018

Our product of the month is a 2-year discounted rate HMO mortgage at 3.44%. The…

THE DEMAND IS GROWING FOR SECOND CHARGES ON BUY-TO-LET PROPERTY

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Blogs & articles / Second charge mortgages
24th August 2018

The is growing demand for second charges on buy-to-let property and, with an equitable charge,…

SECOND CHARGE MORTGAGES THAT REGISTER AS AN EQUITABLE CHARGE

Products/Criteria / Second charge mortgages
24th August 2018

Our product of the month is the growing number of buy-to-let second charge mortgages that…

ARE YOUR CLIENTS MISSING OUT BY STICKING TO MAINSTREAM LENDERS?

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Residential mortgages
24th August 2018

More brokers are realising that, by considering their individual circumstances, specialist lenders can help their…

RESIDENTIAL FIRST CHARGE MORTGAGE PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

Ezines - The latest news and views from Brightstar / Products/Criteria / Residential mortgages
24th August 2018

This month, we have selected a 5-year fixed rate from Dudley Building Society. The product…

NEW SEMI-EXCLUSIVE BUY-TO-LET PRODUCT FOR SHORT TERM LETS

Products/Criteria / Buy to Let mortgages / Blogs & articles
16th August 2018

A growing number of property investors are recognising that they could achieve better returns on…

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,…