SME’s leading growth in employment

The UK’s small and medium-sized enterprises have led the way in the employment market according to new research from Santander Business Banking. According to the report, focussing on employment growth for a five year period up to last year (2017). SMEs employing less than 250 staff have increased the national workforce by 1.7 million, a 14% increase, […]

Why Alternative Lending Works

This article first appeared on RealAtom in the US but the content is just as relevant to the UK Small business finance and commercial mortgage market. Unlike a traditional bank loan, the alternative lending market has few, if any, regulations. Alternative lending comes from non-bank institutions allowing the lenders to set their criteria when approving […]

August rates update

Minimum income and credit history requirements apply UK residents only Must be a property owner First-time landlords accepted Minimum property value £75,000 No minimum income Flexible credit history requirements UK residents only Must be a property owner First-time landlords accepted Minimum property value £50,000 No minimum income Flexible on credit history UK residents or Expats […]

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