Latest figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that asset finance new business (primarily leasing and hire purchase) grew by 10% in August, compared with the same month last year. The plant and machinery finance sector reported new business up in August by 10% compared with the same month in 2017, while…

New figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that new business volumes in the point of sale (POS) consumer new car finance market grew by 9% in August, compared with the same month in 2017, while the value of new business was up by 14% over the same period. The percentage of…

New figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that consumer finance second charge mortgage market reports volumes up by 6% in August Commenting on the August 2018 new business figures for the second charge mortgage market, Geraldine Kilkelly, Head of Research and Chief Economist at the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA), said…

New figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that consumer finance new business in August grew by 10% compared with the same month last year. Credit card and personal loan new business together grew by 9% compared with August 2017, while retail store and online credit new business increased by 7%. Second…

New measures to end the problem of late payments to small businesses by large companies who abuse their position in the market have been unveiled by the Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst as she launches a call for evidence. Nearly a quarter of UK businesses report that late payments are a threat to their survival.…

Toto Energy and Solarplicity have come bottom of the Citizens Advice customer service star rating, raising more concerns about the performance of some smaller and newer energy suppliers. Toto Energy received a score of 1.45 for the period from April to June 2018, down from a score of 1.6 the previous quarter. Toto Energy had…

European payments company, Trustly has announced that it has entered a partnership with Mintos, a global online marketplace for loans which provides retail investors with a way to invest in loans from around the world. By implementing Trustly’s direct online banking payments, Mintos now allows investors to easily transfer funds – in real-time – to and from…