05 September 2018
Get involved

For any adviser with an interest in SME funding, be it bridging, development, asset or pure commercial finance, it will be worth keeping your eyes on the sector, because we are reaching a very important point in its development and you can be a part of it.

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01 September 2018
A good time to look at commercial finance

SME’s, now more than ever, are looking beyond their banking partners for finance. As we are now 10 years on from the time that there were very few lenders to business in the market and a negative mindset prevailed at many existing sources, time and a growth in awareness has made SME owners more likely to look further afield for the finance they need. 

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09 August 2018
VAS Group joins FIBA's newly launched professional partners panel

VAS Group has become the first valuation panel management and auditing company to join the Financial Intermediary & Broker Association's (FIBA) newly formed Professional Partners Panel.

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04 July 2018
FIBA announces the establishment of a Professional Partners Panel

FIBA, the trade body for finance professionals, has announced the establishment of a Professional Partners Panel. Dedicated to providing advisers with a database of legal firms, which can demonstrate the necessary knowledge and expertise to handle commercial, bridging and other specialist lending requirements, it will be of particular value in helping members choose suitable legal representation for their customers. Commercial valuers will also appear on the panel.

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25 June 2018
Industry calls for higher standards at second joint FIBA/ASTL roundtable

The second joint roundtable between the Financial Intermediary & Broker Association (FIBA) and the Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) took place on 14th June at the offices of Howard Kennedy in London.

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04 June 2018
FIBA launches exclusive suite of member benefits

FIBA, the trade body for finance professionals, has launched an extensive range of benefits that members are now able to access online.

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12 April 2018
First FIBA regional roadshow highlights GDPR compliance

FIBA’s first regional roadshow held in North London on Thursday 12th April drew brokers from across the area to take part in the first Live Deal Room experience where brokers bring along deals that they are working on and present them to the invited lenders to make initial evaluations.

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28 March 2018
FIBA Executive Committee boosted by appointment of Liz Syms and Andrea Juniper

FIBA, the new trade body, has announced the appointment of Connect for Intermediaries CEO, Liz Syms, and Only Bridging Director, Andrea Juniper, to its Executive Committee.

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21 March 2018
FIBA's regional workshop programme will introduce the FIBA Live Deal Room

The April leg of FIBA’s year long series of regional events has been unveiled with an invitation to all brokers to meet the FIBA team and interact more closely with FIBA’s partner lenders in the Live Deal Room.

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21 February 2018
FIBA commits to a 30-strong event programme in 2018

FIBA, the new trade body for finance professionals, which had its inaugural conference in January, has announced 30 regional meetings for FIBA members and intermediaries interested in joining FIBA.

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