Dec 31, 2020: After an unprecedented year of economy-crippling global pandemics, Australian wildfires and tense Brexit negotiations the asset finance industry quietened down for the holiday period. With the aim of guiding the industry the asset finance industry...

 

Dec 30, 2020: Boardroom strategies laid the groundwork for the response to this year’s economic crisis, but employees on the frontline ensured successful change; next year skilled staff will be more important than ever. John Maslen reports. ...

 

Dec 09, 2020: John Glen MP, the economic secretary to the Treasury paid tribute to the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) at last week’s FLA Virtual Christmas Networking Drinks Reception. He also warned of a long road to recovery for the UK economy. Acknow...

 

Nov 11, 2020: The Leasing Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to driving growth across the leasing industry, has announced its third and final NextGeneration coffee morning in 2020, with a focus on mental health. Taking place on 2 December 2020,...

 

Nov 02, 2020: In its latest announcement, the UKs Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) proposed that consumer credit customers who have not yet had a payment deferral under its July guidance are able to request one, and that borrowers who are currently benefitting ...

 

Oct 29, 2020: Asset Finance Solutions (AFS) is set to launch a bespoke training and mentoring scheme to encourage an influx of younger professionals into the broker industry as the sector continues to face the growing broker succession crisis. Aptly named The F...

 

Sep 30, 2020: On 30 September John Rees is due to complete his 26-year career with Societe Generale Equipment Finance (SGEF). It marks the culmination of what Rees himself describes as a “fantastic” experience and which many in the industry will consider to be a...

 

Sep 29, 2020: Hitachi Capital has announced the death of well-known industry figure Gavin Wraith-Carter, the managing director of Hitachi Capital Business Finance. In a statement the company said that the popular business leader passed away from a fatal heart a...

 

Sep 07, 2020: Some 64% of financial services businesses are conducting, or plan to conduct, conversations with landlords around reviewing office space requirements, according to a financial services survey from the Confederation of British Industry and Pricewate...

 

Sep 01, 2020: With the second annual Asset Finance Professionals Association (AFPA) Trust Cycle Ride scheduled for 1 October this year, LTi Technology Solutions has announced its’ sponsorship of the event. Crucial in helping AFPA achieve its fundraising goals, ...