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Secure Trust Bank backs management buyout 27 February, 2015 | By Sotiris Kanaris
Secure Trust Bank, a UK-based challenger bank, has supported the management buyout of UK heating and plumbing company T&S Heating.
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Net lending grows in 2014 for Black Horse and Lex
Friday, February 27, 2015 by Jonathan Minter Black Horse, the motor finance arm of Lloyds Bank, saw net lending grow 45% year-on-year to £6.8bn in 2014.
ING offers automatic invoice payments
Thursday, February 26, 2015 by Brian Cantwell Dutch company ING Commercial Banking joins the growing number of parents and lessors automating invoice payments.
DLL launches fully automated payment process
Thursday, February 26, 2015 by Sotiris Kanaris Dutch lessor DLL has launched Express Connect, a fully automated payment process for dealers.
Hitachi Capital re-orders UK and US chief executives
Thursday, February 26, 2015 by Brian Cantwell Robert Gordon has been appointed chief executive officer for Hitachi Capital UK, effective 1 April 2015, while Chris Shirai becomes chairman and chief executive for Hitachi Capital America.
FCA proposes changes to consumer credit rules
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 UK regulatory body the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a consultation paper on potential changes it intends to implement to its regulations, touching on topics including financial promotions, arrears and credit broking.
STB in £750k funding deal for RTA victims car hire firm
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by Brian Cantwell Access Hire and Finance, a provider of credit hire services to road traffic accident victims, has secured a £750,000 invoice finance facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance.
BBB: fixed assets now major demand by SMEs for finance
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by Brian Cantwell The British Business Bank (BBB) found UK SME's main demand for finance has switched from working capital to investing in new fixed assets, in a testimony contributed to the government's report on SME business finance.
Aldermore revives intention for IPO
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by Brian Cantwell UK challenger bank Aldermore has revived its intention to float on the London stock exchange, according to a statement released to the press by the bank today.
Bridging finance firm Amicus buys majority stake in London lessor Norton Folgate
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by Sotiris Kanaris Short term loan provider Amicus Finance has acquired London-based brokerage Norton Folgate Capital Group Limited, including Norton Folgate Capital Consulting LLP.
FCA to include bank non-executive directors in regulatory regime
Monday, February 23, 2015 by Brian Cantwell Non-executive directors with specific responsibilities, such as chairman, will come under the senior managers regime, according to the UK regulatory body the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority confirmed.

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