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‘Open Banking’ could open the door for easier funding

But is it really a new era for SME commercial/industrial finance? You can’t have failed to be aware of the new ‘Open Banking’ regulations that will begin to be rolled out later this month, but are they a good thing or a threat?  According to the Sunday Times they say that the new ‘Open Banking’ Read More »

Our first new broker of the year

Malcolm seizes our financial services franchise opportunity 2018 is still only one week old, but already we are delighted to welcome our first franchisee of the year.  Malcolm Heggie undertook his induction at our Blackburn headquarters offices on Monday and Tuesday of this week and he is now eagerly looking forward with anticipation to launching Read More »

2018. The year when you take control

How we are helping more and more people establish their own brokerage business Synergy Commercial Finance would like to wish everyone a HAPPY NEW YEAR and particularly for anyone who is contemplating a change in their career direction and who harbours dreams of setting up their own brokerage business, here is how we can help Read More »

We’ve got a gift for providing commercial financial solutions

It may be the run-up to Christmas and we know that lots of people are already thinking about parties and festivities with family and friends.  At Synergy, though we’re still very much involved with helping our brokers to deliver the very best, carefully tailored commercial financial solutions for businesses of every shape and size.   We’re Read More »

Just too good to ignore

Another top broker seizes our finance franchise opportunity It seems that we’re going to have to upgrade our description of a ‘constant trickle’ of new finance franchise recruits joining our ranks into a ‘steady stream’.  That’s because the number of experienced finance professionals now contacting us to explore all the broker benefits we provide appears Read More »

RBS branch closures will spark radical change

But it presents a huge opportunity for finance brokers Last week’s news that the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) had announced plans to close 259 RBS and NatWest branches throughout the country, including the loss of 680 jobs, caused a tidal wave of shock and surprise for both its personal and business customers.  The bank Read More »

“And now a word from our sponsors …”

We’re delighted to be sponsoring the Commercial Mortgage Lender of the Year Award  This Thursday, 30th November, it is the much-anticipated NACFB 2017 Gala Dinner and Industry Awards Ceremony and Synergy Commercial Finance will be positioned well and truly in the spotlight at what has to be one of the most prestigious events in the Read More »

Gazing into a rather cloudy crystal ball

But we predict more demand for Synergy development finance This week’s blog is being written on Tuesday morning, which is over 24-hours before Chancellor Phillip Hammond is scheduled to deliver his budget speech to the House of Commons.  So trying to predict what effect his pronouncements will have on the UK economy is rather like Read More »

Two new finance broker franchise members

Just part of yet another hectic week at Synergy Talk about hectic – last week was absolutely non-stop from Monday to Friday.  Wednesday of course was the Finance Professional Show at Olympia in London, which meant we were busy on Monday and Tuesday setting up and preparing our stand for this important exhibition.  Wednesday was Read More »

Why more businesses are banking on alternative finance

Peer-to-peer lending takes off as business owners turn away from traditional lending sources At Synergy we see it being part of our role as the UK’s leading alternative commercial finance provider to maintain a close watch on market trends and opportunities and also to assess how these are affecting British business plans.  Yesterday we came Read More »