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 fell by 11% in September, compared with the same month in 2016, while the growth in the value of new business was flat over the same period. In Q3…

New figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show growth of 3% in consumer finance new business in September, compared with the same month last year. In Q3 2017, new business grew by 6% compared with the same quarter in 2016. In September, credit card and personal loan new business together grew by…

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its ‘FCA Mission – Our Future Approach to Consumers’. When the FCA launched its mission, it committed to publishing a series of documents that would explain its approach to regulation in more depth. The FCA’s Approach to Consumers is the first in this series, and explores the approach…

MotoNovo Finance has started a recruitment drive for more than 200 roles. The roles include dealer development, customer care, collections, marketing, and credit analytics as well as department heads and senior leadership positions. The recruitment drive supports MotoNovo Finance’s continued expansion in existing and new areas such as the forthcoming launch of its findandfundmycar.com sales…

Research by MotoNovo Finance has found that 89% of Consumers are positive ‘Promotors’ of the dealer Finance The findings have been generated by an independently managed customer monitoring programme run on behalf of MotoNovo Finance, assessing feedback from consumers financing their vehicle with the business. The latest quarterly update to the end of September shows that…

Financial software specialist Sword Apak have appointed Kris Turner to head up their global expansion sales efforts, where sales momentum has seen the business expand across the USA, Europe and Australasia over the last three years. Commenting on the appointment, Sword Apak’s Vice President of Global Sales Jeff Bunch notes; “The capabilities of our technology are…

A rise in interest rates will result in monthly repayment shocks for millions of homeowners who are already living on a tight budget, according to figures from free debt advice provider PayPlan. PayPlan has launched an interest rate calculator this week to help clients find out how a potential mortgage rate rise might affect them.…

The  Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has published its latest quarterly complaints figures. The data includes the number of enquiries and complaints passed to an ombudsman for a final decision, and the proportion of complaints resolved in favour of consumers. The data for the second quarter showed that new complaints received during July, August and September 2017.…

Here is an overview of The Money Charity’s latest statistics for October 2017: Personal debt in the UK People in the UK owed £1.554 trillion at the end of August 2017. This is up from £1.5 trillion at the end of July 2016 – an extra £1029.82 per UK adult. Per adult in the UK that’s an average debt…

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