Thought of the Day !

 Very Profound words : “If you need a machine and don’t buy it. Then you will ultimately find that you have paid for it but don’t have it” Henry Ford

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So who are the Financial Conduct Authority ?

The Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority begin work on the 1st of April tasked with replacing the Financial Services Authority.

As the Financial Services Act 2012 (the 2012 Act) came into force, the government delivered on its 2010 promise to dismantle the current regulatory body, due to the 2007/2008 financial crisis.  The 2012 Act establishes a new […]

By |April 9th, 2013|General Finance|Comments Off on So who are the Financial Conduct Authority ?

The budget backs businesses

During the budget today the Chancellor outlined a series of tax breaks, with the main one being a cut in corporation tax from 21% next year to 20% from April 2015.

There was also the introduction of  an allowance against the first £2,000 of employer national insurance for every company, which the chancellor said would help employment. Some 450,000 small […]

By |March 20th, 2013|General Finance|Comments Off on The budget backs businesses

Welcome to the all new Asset Finance Solutions web site

Asset Finance Solutions are pleased to unveil our all new web site.

For quite sometime now we have been looking to freshen up our web presence, we feel the new site offers a fresh new look and will enable us to keep our customers and introducers up to date with everything that is happening in the Asset finance […]

By |February 20th, 2013|Asset Finance Solutions' Stories|Comments Off on Welcome to the all new Asset Finance Solutions web site

Graham Wilcox Joins the AFS team

Asset Finance Solutions (UK) Limited are pleased to announce that Graham Wilcox has joined the business as an associate Director with immediate effect.

Nick Simpson, Managing Director, stated “Graham brings a wealth of experience of the asset finance market gained over many years with Lombard and more recently as Vice President Broker Sales at ING Lease(UK) Ltd. Graham’s […]

By |February 7th, 2013|Asset Finance Solutions' Stories, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Graham Wilcox Joins the AFS team

AFS Prestige Car Finance

Asset Finance Solutions are pleased to announce the launch of AFS Prestige Car Finance.

We recognise that in today’s demanding business world and competitive market, our client should be, and is, our number one priority.

We pride ourselves on looking after our customer’s finance requirements, and we feel this is best served by being independent of the banks and […]

By |January 31st, 2013|Asset Finance Solutions' Stories|Comments Off on AFS Prestige Car Finance

Asset Finance Growth

 UK leasing recorded a 10% growth in finance deals below £20m in 2011, according to figures released by the FLA (Finance & Leasing Association).

The largest growth market was commercial vehicle finance which increased by 22% to £4.4bn. Business equipment finance was up by 15%, plant and machinery 12%, IT finance 8%, and car finance 4%.

During the period finance provided by brokers grew by 16% highlighting the […]

By |December 17th, 2012|General Finance|Comments Off on Asset Finance Growth

Leasing World Broker of the Year.

Asset Finance Solutions (UK) Limited would like to congratulate First Independent Finance on being named UK Broker of the year 2012, in what was described by Leasing World as a “photo finish”. We are proud that in such a short time we have been able to develop our business to the point where we are being compared with such […]

By |December 17th, 2012|Other Stories|Comments Off on Leasing World Broker of the Year.

Life without ING !!

In the wake of the ING announcement last week, we have been inundated by established brokers looking to see if we can help them. As a result we have offered Franchises to a select number of brokers in the market.

For a limited period of time we will be opening up applications from established brokers […]

By |December 17th, 2012|General Finance, Other Stories|Comments Off on Life without ING !!

ING exit the asset finance market

ING Lease Uk Limited issued a statement on Monday 29th October 2012, that they have decided to exit the Asset Finance Market in the UK.

This is very sad news for the UK asset finance industry as ING have been a cornerstone in the sector since many banks exited the market in 2008/09.

Asset Finance Solutions […]

By |October 29th, 2012|Asset Finance Solutions' Stories, General Finance|Comments Off on ING exit the asset finance market