Apr 12, 2021: Having enjoyed a 50-year-long career in the asset finance industry, Brian Rogerson has stepped down from his role as consulting editor and co-founder of Asset Finance International. Brian (pictured above) co-founded the magazine in September 2009 ...
 
Apr 07, 2021: With the nature of the UK’s economic recovery from the pandemic evolving on an almost daily basis, many small business owners are concerned over access to finance. On this topic, Allica Bank’s head of asset finance, Richard Cameron (pictured above...
 
Mar 31, 2021: Of all the milestones chalked up in the 12 months since the first wave of the pandemic hit the UK, it is one of the less heralded, but no less remarkable; 100,000 British firms have applied for, and received, a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loa...
 
Mar 26, 2021: It is both a turbulent and exciting time in the asset finance services industry. Though companies face heightened competition from digitally-native disruptors, the shifting attitudes of consumers and the continual emergence of new fintech technolog...
 
Mar 17, 2021: With more than 1.2 million UK customers in “severe debt”, many non-bank lenders are concerned at the rising levels of debt on their balance sheets and may be at the point of collapse. However, FICO’s vice president for collections and recovery, Br...
 
Mar 10, 2021: Last month (February), DF Capital concluded a £40 million fundraise by way of a new share issue. The move followed its authorisation as a bank at the end of September the previous year with the aim of offering personal savings accounts to individua...
 
Feb 11, 2021: Earlier this month the UK Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) published the results of its Q1 2021 Industry outlook survey of members. The members reported that if the third UK-wide lockdown and the vaccine rollout are successful in bringing t...
 
Feb 04, 2021: In December 2020 the Office for National Statistics reported that the unemployment rate in the UK increased to 4.9% in the three months to October of 2020 (latest figures available), compared to 4.8% in the previous period – but, tellingly, below f...
 
Jan 21, 2021: The vast majority of economists expect global growth to recover as lockdown and vaccination programmes succeed in reducing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Deloitte’s UK chief economist Ian Stewart explains.  ...
 
Jan 11, 2021: Asset Finance International, alongside his friends and colleagues in the auto finance industry, was much saddened to learn of the death of Peter Landers, director of strategic partnerships at MotoNovo Finance. Following the challenge of ill health...