Entries by Stephen Kiely

Qualco UK retains its ISO 27001 accreditation

Qualco UK has retained its ISO 27001:2017 certification by The British Assessment Bureau, having first achieved it three years ago. ISO 27001 is the internationally recognised framework which helps organisations manage and protect their information assets so that they remain safe and secure at all times.  By achieving this certification, Qualco has demonstrated its commitment […]

Bibby Financial Services expands global headquarters in Banbury

Independent financial services provider, Bibby Financial Services (BFS), has announced the expansion of its global headquarters in Banbury, North Oxfordshire, in line with its strategic growth plan. First moving to Banbury Business Park in 2016, BFS has now relocated its Construction Finance and Export Finance divisions from Packington House, Horse Fair, to the refurbished Pembroke […]

Rates reforms will fail without modernisation drive

Scottish Government plans to introduce more frequent business rate revaluations will fail without a modernisation drive, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). The small business campaign group has urged Ministers to deliver a reformed system ahead of the next Scottish Parliament elections. In an official response to a consultation on proposed business rates […]

Impact of ‘no deal’ Brexit on insolvency “deeply concerning” – R3

The potential impact of a ‘no deal’ Brexit on cross-border insolvency cases, as set out by the Government in a just-published technical note, is deeply concerning, says insolvency and restructuring trade body R3. Commenting, Stuart Frith, R3 president, says: “We would be deeply concerned about the impact of a ‘no deal’ on the UK’s insolvency […]

Regulation, innovation and emigration: LinkedIn data shows how the recession and Brexit have changed financial services

Ten years on from the onset of the global financial crisis, LinkedIn has analysed data from its 25million UK members to build a comprehensive picture of the evolution of financial services roles. The data reveals how regulation, developments in technology and the EU Referendum vote have been key drivers impacting where and how people work […]

Cybereason Announces its Newest Customer V12 Retail Finance

Cybereason, creators of the leading cybersecurity AI Hunting Platform, today announced that V12 Retail Finance, one of the leading retail finance providers, is now a customer. V12 Retail Finance provides retail point of sale finance for more than 2,000 retailers in the UK through its innovative online platform. It has seen significant growth over the […]

Bibby Financial Services announces new support for UK importers

Global financial services provider, Bibby Financial Services (BFS), has extended its Trade Finance proposition enabling UK importers to pay overseas suppliers in advance of goods being manufactured and shipped. Under standard Trade Finance arrangements, suppliers are paid when title ownership is transferred from supplier to customer – ordinarily following shipping. BFS’s new prepayment feature facilitates […]

Henry Howard Finance makes further senior appointments

Two new key appointments have been made at one of the UK’s leading independent funder, Henry Howard Finance to help support the independent funder’s continued growth. Marie Dunkley and Charlie Ryley join the firm to strengthen its commitment to expanding its equipment finance offering. Marie Dunkley, from Bristol, joins Henry Howard Finance as Head of […]