Oct 09, 2017: When lenders request bank statements from customers as part of the application process, it can create inefficiency, re-work and poor turnaround times, leading to frustration for brokers and customers. The cost of leakage and lost business as a res...

 

Aug 14, 2017: Hitachi Capital Business Finance is focusing on education and customer service as it aims to increase its share of the SME finance market. Small businesses tend to shy away from asset finance and there are three key reasons why they don’t consider...

 

Aug 08, 2017: Across the European Union the car manufacturing market continues to go from strength to strength. Recent figures from the Association of European Carmakers demonstrate that in spite of a number of headwinds, the sector remains strong and is almost ...

 

Jul 17, 2017: For millions of people around the country, it is our contactless cards we reach for to pick up a coffee on the way to work and our mobile phones we use to check our bank balances on the go. Since the introduction of the first banking app in the UK...

 

Jun 19, 2017: Rockar has positioned itself as a revolution in car retailing and its founder Simon Dixon is looking to change the industry with his business model. Instead of operating from traditional new car dealerships, Rockar is focused around an online sale...

 

Jun 15, 2017: The automotive industry is undergoing a period of rapid and radical transformation fueled by a range of technological innovations, digital advancements and wave after wave of new entrants and alternative business models; as a result, the entire sec...

 

Apr 18, 2017: Under the headline 'Drivers face car loan crackdown to avoid new financial crisis', the Daily Telegraph reported on Saturday that regulators are looking at the need for tougher affordability tests for car loans in the UK. ...

 

Nov 24, 2016: Bob Rinaldi is a firm optimist when forecasting the future of equipment leasing in the US. ...

 

Nov 07, 2016: Professor Peter Cooke who died last week will be a sad and significant loss to the automotive community. ...

 

Oct 17, 2016: Investec Asset Finance plc (IAF) marks its 10th anniversary in the asset finance market this year, with a decade of consistent growth behind it. Andy Hart, who took over from Mike Francis as head of asset finance back in April, said the company rel...