Category: Bridging

No safety net

I have no qualms that composing and delivering Budget 2009 was a thankless task. Due to the worldwide economic downturn and Government spending over the…

Fraud squad

Commercial finance is one of the few areas in the UK financial services market which doesn’t (yet) fall under the jurisdiction of the FSA. There…

Gary Bailey, Director at Blemain Group said: “Blemain Group has a strong appetite for new business and substantial funding in place. We offer a similar…

Helping hand

There is no getting away from the fact that there are dark times ahead for a growing number of businesses, of all shapes and sizes,…

At the end of last year, I was taking a number of calls from brokers regarding a particular lender who seemed to be charging their…

Case study 1: Unsecured lending David Vieira is the director of Business Finance Bureaux, a commercial broker in Cardiff. The company has launched a service…

Lessons from history

During a recent prime minister’s questions, Gordon Brown inadvertently let slip the ‘D’ word: Depression. His spokespeople were quick to clarify that it was an…

This is the biggest drop since records began in 1987 and the values of shops, warehouses and office buildings are back to December 2001 levels.…

Questions and Answers

1. Who are you? I’m Gary Bailey, sales and marketing director for the Blemain Group of lending companies, which includes Blemain Finance, Cheshire Mortgage Corporation…

How do you start to sum up 2008? There is no doubt that our grandchildren will be taught that 2008 was one of the defining…