Brian Rogerson steps down from Asset Finance International

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 with Edward Peck and played a fundamental part in developing it. Partly a matter of pride and partly a labour of love, Brian lead the development of free-to-view content online, covering all angles of a topic before his editorial competitors had even managed to get their paper-based alternatives to press.

Brian Rogerson steps down from Asset Finance International

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 with Edward Peck and played a fundamental part in developing it. Partly a matter of pride and partly a labour of love, Brian lead the development of free-to-view content online, covering all angles of a topic before his editorial competitors had even managed to get their paper-based alternatives to press.

Brokers to be indispensable to the UK's economic recovery – banks need to be ready

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), explains that the real lending expertise provided by brokers is essential to the recovery, and that banks need to give brokers the tools they need to provide this support.

Brokers to be indispensable to the UK's economic recovery – banks need to be ready

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), explains that the real lending expertise provided by brokers is essential to the recovery, and that banks need to give brokers the tools they need to provide this support.

Why demand for asset finance could rise as CBILS comes to an end

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 Loan (CBIL). As both CBILS and Bounce Back Loans come to an end, Terry Burke, senior business development manager at surveyors Naismiths considers what the future holds.

Why demand for asset finance could rise as CBILS comes to an end

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 Loan (CBIL). As both CBILS and Bounce Back Loans come to an end, Terry Burke, senior business development manager at surveyors Naismiths considers what the future holds.

Thought Leaders

Why client communications is critical in a new era for asset finance

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 technologies. Alan Newman, Business Development Director at Paragon Customer Communications, explains why this significant and widespread change presents real opportunities.

Leasing Professionals

Fleet veteran Peter Cakebread set to retire from Marshall Leasing after 30 years at the helm

Mar 23, 2021

Peter Cakebread, managing director of Marshall Leasing, has announced his plans to retire after spending 30 years steering the company through challenging times in the fleet finance market. Having joined the company in 1990, Cakebread is set to retire in full on 30 April after being “instrumental in establishing Marshall Leasing as a leading fleet finance company.” He said: “Together, we have built a business with a great reputation for dedication to customer service. Marshall Leasing has been my passion and through my involvement with the BVRLA, including a two-year stint as chairman, I have contributed to the development of the industry I love.