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As we head towards the end of 2020, our Managing Director of SME Lending, John Phillipou, shares his thoughts on Brexit and what it might mean for SMEs.

The North West has become the second largest UK region for buy-to-let purchases. Find out just what has driven this growth and what makes it so attractive for landlords to invest.

What do the recently announced planning reforms mean for the housing and residential development sector? Our Managing Director of Development Finance, Robert Orr, shares his thoughts.

After reopening in May, the UK housing market has shown positive signs of recovery, perhaps further boosted by Rishi Sunak’s Stamp Duty holiday...

COVID-19 has delayed the introduction of clean air zones until 2021. We take a look at how the eventual changes are likely to affect businesses in the construction and commercial vehicle sectors.

How has the coronavirus pandemic affected the mortgage market? Find out with the results from our latest mortgage intermediary survey.  

What do the Chancellor’s economic recovery packages mean for buy-to-let landlords? With a Stamp Duty Land Tax reduction and Green Homes Grants, we take a look at the implications.  

What does the recently announced stamp duty holiday mean for the housing and residential development sector? Our Managing Director of Development Finance, Robert Orr, provides his thoughts.

With numbers of new COVID19 cases now drastically reduced, what does this mean for the mortgage market? Our Managing Director for Mortgages, Richard Rowntree, provides an update.

Will the coronavirus pandemic have a lasting effect on the rental property market? Our Mortgage Sales Director, Moray Hulme, discusses how it has affected demand.