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Secure Trust sees asset finance rise 66% year-on-year to £117.2m
24 March, 2017 Secure Trust Bank’s asset finance business increased by 66% year-on-year to £117.2m (€135.4m) in 2016, according to the bank’s full year results for 2016, accounting for 8.9% of total loans and advances.
  • PEAC makes three hires
    23 March, 2017 Pan European Asset Company (PEAC) has continued its focus on the UK hard asset market with three hires.
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Latest Features

Broker focus, market share
13 March, 2017 Nathan Mollett, head of asset finance distribution at Metro Bank, talks to Brian Cantwell about Metro Bank’s new online platform, its recruitment, and its broker and asset finance strategies
  • Three strikes: still afloat
    13 March, 2017 The Balkan state of Croatia has had a tough 2016, with political upheaval and slow growth in its national economy, but is forecast a stronger 2017 thanks in part to its leasing industry. Brian Cantwell reports.
  • Technology leasing updates and upgrades
    13 March, 2017 Technology is ever-changing, and as businesses struggle to keep up, asset finance has become a viable solution, with many firms turning to leasing to meet their needs. Saad Ahmed speaks to BNP Paribas, SocGen, Close Brothers, Grenke, Innovent,...
  • How Total Asset turned to total fraud
    13 March, 2017 Following the conclusion of legal proceedings, Leasing Life editor Brian Cantwell examines the major fraud that spanned a decade, and a subsequent trial that took years to come to court. What damage did this high-profile case cause to the leasing...
  • Clocking on to fleet mileage fraud
    09 February, 2017 Clocking fraud has grown in recent years, with an estimated one in 15 cars now affected. In licensed vehicles, misreported mileage may adversely affect driver and passenger safety. Saad Ahmed spoke to LTU, Glass’s and cap hpi about how fraudulent...
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Blogs

Alfa Romeo launches into the fleet SUV market for the first time
15 March, 2017 The rejuvenation of the Alfa brand by its parent FCA Group continues as the motor manufacturer launches its first ever Sports Utility Vehicle offering, the Stelvio, into European fleet markets.
  • A warning from the credit-crunch UK chancellor
    13 March, 2017 Leasing Life editor Brian Cantwell reflects on the comments from Alistair Darling at the FLA dinner, as the former Chancellor cautions the leasing market about the potential volatility of the Brexit negotiations.
  • What it is: design thinking
    13 March, 2017 Peter Thomas, chief operating officer of the Leasing Foundation, gives an overview of new technologies that will impact the leasing industry. This month’s focus is design thinking
  • The FCA isn’t all tasers and handcuffs
    13 March, 2017 The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) can come across as a modern-style policeman rather than as the friendly Bobby who will help you cross the road, writes Rob Lankey, CEO at the NACFB
  • One year on: putting IFRS 16 into practice
    13 March, 2017 A year after it was issued and with two years remaining until it comes into effect, Sue Lloyd, vice-chair of IASB, looks at how companies are getting on with IFRS 16, and what steps they should consider. It is, she writes, crucial that companies...
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