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All aboard, standing room only!

The NACFB reports that all its exhibitor stands are now sold out for the 6th NACFB’s annual Commercial Finance Expo on 17th June. With less than three months to go before doors open at the Pavilion in Birmingham’s renowned NEC, the NACFB has been working on expanding the floor space outwards – and upwards – to accommodate demand.

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Fixed costs and cashflow preoccupy SMEs

Almost three in four small UK businesses (71 percent) see better management of finance as the key to future growth, rather than innovation or investing in the business, according to quarterly research from Hitachi Capital’s British Business Barometer

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Brokers and the FCA: what’s the real picture?

Ben Mason, Joint CEO at Compliancy Services will be a panellist at the upcoming BrokerWorld New Rules of the Game event, in Bishopsgate, City of London on April 20th (you can BOOK HERE for the event). His company has just done a survey of 600 plus consumer credit firms and some of the answers have been really thought-provoking

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Agri-sector gets Hitachi Capital Boost

With over 20 years’ experience in the agricultural equipment sector, Hitachi Capital is strengthening the support offered to the sector by extending its stock finance solutions to manufacturers and dealers of agricultural equipment . .

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Investec puts tax bills to work

Investec Asset Finance (“Investec”) has announced the launch of an innovative new Corporation Tax loan product, that will be available through all of Investec’s introducers.

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Norton Folgate: where have the years gone

In an upcoming interview in Leasing World with Robert Keep, the mastermind behind Norton Folgate and in the news through their recent tie-up with Amicus, he tells of the lack of recruitment and training in the industry bothering him, and explores Norton Folgate’s plans for the future

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Henry Howard launches tax product

Henry Howard Finance Plc has announced it is now offering a twist on the professionals’ product mix of VAT and other short term liability funding, namely a loan product to fund firms’ corporation tax bills.

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US leasing confidence up

If only we in the UK and Europe had such speedy reporting of the business confidence, mood and outlook of our industry as the U.S. has from The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation’s (“Foundation”) Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (“MCI-EFI”)?

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GE won’t quit leasing

GE Capital is the subject of global conjecture as to what size it may shrink to as the parent pursues its commitment to reducing it to no more than 25 percent of the group’s total annual earnings. A company newsletter to GE’s investors asserted that it plans on reaching this goal by the end of 2016.

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Over 700 broker applications withdrawn

SME finance broker and consumer credit firms have withdrawn a total of 736 applications for FCA authorisation (between 1 April 2014- 26 January 2015), suggesting more support is needed for brokers to meet the detailed requirements of the industry’s new regulator, according to independent finance provider, LDF

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A Vote for Me budget?

George Tonks, tax expert from Invigors EMEA LLP comments on the Budget: Those involved in vehicle leasing will no doubt welcome the cancellation of the fuel duty increase scheduled for September as well as the £100 million investment into driverless cars. After the reaction to last year’s announcements there was a specific statement about

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Many more ears to shout into

Adam Tyler, CEO, NACFB writes: With a General Election around the corner, the FLA and the NACFB have both been faced with the issue of getting our messages across, not to one ruling party, but to three or more potential leading parties.

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What latest Leaseurope Index shows us

The Leaseurope Index is a wonderful thing, it keeps track of the leasing/asset finance industry across the whole of Europe, supplying comprehensive figures for Quarter 4 of 2014 just 11 weeks after its end. Definitely a precise and concise piece of work! So, what does it tell us?

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Broker conference: 130 delegates and rising

Some 130 delegates have already registered for the BrokerWorld “New Rules of the Game for Brokers” event , which reflects the importance of the subject matter being discussed, and the range of experts assembled to explain, discuss, deliberate and offer guidance . .

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2015: the year of reckoning for Leases?

The International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”) has issued an overview of the imminent, long-time-coming, new (though perhaps not improved) Leases accounting standard, and felt able to say that it would be issued later this year (2015). The leasing community has either glumly given in to outsiders telling it how their business should be run, or . .

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BrokerWorld released for iPad and iPhone

BrokerWorld magazine is a popular printed magazine that goes to 500 UK asset finance brokers, and their funders, every month, but we feel strongly that EVERYBODY in the broker space should have access to it, so we’re trialling an APP version for iPads and iPhones . .

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Broker wins Best of British

United Trust Bank (“UTB”) are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2014 “Best of British” promotion is Andrew McVicar of Alchemy Capital, who wins tickets to The FA Cup Final, Wimbledon and the Goodwood Festival of Speed . .

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Shawbrook to float too

Shawbrook has announced it is proceeding with an IPO, following hot on the heels of Aldermore’s successful stock market debut. Shawbrook, an SME/ commercial finance/ consumer challenger bank play, is funded primarily . .

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Aldermore IPO update: shares leap

Aldermore Group PLC’s shares leapt to 212p on listing, which was heartening for the Company, and also for the lengthening list of other challenger banks that have embarked on this same journey . .

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Henry Howard Finance update

Since its £25 million private equity investment six months ago Henry Howard Finance reports that it has, month on month, broken all its lending records, with accptance rates exceeding 90 percent . .

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Aldermore IPO: employees to get shares

Aldermore Group PLC (“Aldermore”) has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 117,934,783 Ordinary Shares at 192 pence per Ordinary Share (the “Offer Price”). Based on this Offer Price, the total market capitalisation of Aldermore at the commencement of conditional dealings will be approximately £651 million. Employees will be awarded shares up to the value of £1000 as a mark of the company's gratitude, and to ensure they can participate in its future success . .

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AML4: new landmark legislation?

John Mitchell, Legal Affairs Adviser to Leaseurope, has written an insightful article on new rules that aim to prevent the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing, the full text of which will appear in the upcoming issue of LeasingWorld, and LeasingWorld International App

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Another Macquarie big ticket move

Macquarie Group has indicated another divestment in its corporate and asset finance unit ahead of its March 31 balance date, closing the sale of a US-based division that covers a 4700 car rail

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CIT Executive Insights continue to impress

A topic of significant discussion in the commercial airline industry today is whether Asian airlines have ordered too many aircraft, says Steve Mason, Vice President at CIT Aerospace. He offers an aircraft owner’s insight on the region’s supply and demand.

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New Europe chief for NetSol

NetSol Technologies has announced the appointment of Andrew Godsmark as Product Head – Europe for NetSol Technologies Europe, Ltd, reporting directly to . .

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GE Australian sale

GE Capital's consumer lending business in Australia and New Zealand has been sold . .

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LeasingWorld International released for iPad and iPhone

LeasingWorld magazine is a popular printed magazine that is a benchmark for professional reporting on the asset finance and leasing industry, but we now feel we’d like to serve the International (EMEA, SE ASIA, Africa and the Americas) audience for our magazine in a more comprehensive way, so we’re trialling LeasingWorld International in APP version for iPads and iPhones.

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GE money maketh Milestone

Milestone Aviation Group, with the successful completion of its acquisition by GE Capital Aviation Services in January, is a global leader in helicopter leasing and has announced plans to grow its European staffing, and expand its international presence into Asia, South America and the Middle East/Africa.

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LeasePlan update: Company in sale talks

Car leasing company LeasePlan is definitely up for grabs, as a spokesperson for the company has confirmed LeasePlan in in talks regarding a sale . .

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GE Capital still overweight?

GE is reportedly considering making further major changes to GE Capital. Allegedly, the Group wishes to only retain . .

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It’s all happening in aircraft leasing

Today’s aircraft leasing news is that Air Lease Corp has confirmed an order for 55 of Airbus’s newest jets, China’s ICBC Leasing has ordered 30 of the country’s first commercially produced jets, and Oman Brunei Investment Company has launched a JV aircraft leasing company . .

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Here comes Basel IV?

Some say that just as Basel III was an admission that Basel II got things wrong, Basel IV is a clear recognition that there is much wrong with Basel III . .

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What is Creditworthiness exactly?

The European Court of Justice handed down an interesting judgment recently, legal eagle Joanne Davis has informed us. Although the judgment addressed a number of issues, amongst them the requirements on creditors to provide adequate pre-contract explanations, the judgment caught her eye in particular as it also addressed the question of "creditworthiness".

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Barclays Bank targets SMEs

We have been reading a news bulletin that says, “Barclays Bank is targeting SMEs by launching an Asset Finance Centre of Excellence in a move aimed at deepening its penetration of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) sector . .

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Eversholt sells wagons

Rolling stock leasing company Eversholt Rail Group has reached an agreement to sell its entire fleet of freight wagons to the British subsidiary of Paris-based wagon leasing company, Nacco, for an undisclosed sum . .

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