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  • Banks, Loans, SME

    Did ASC save Christmas?

    We are certainly proud of all the deals we’ve completed for our clients, but recently we had the opportunity to discuss one with Alison Hunter, from ASC in Scotland, and she explains why it was one of the most unusual deals she has worked with, where arguably ASC “saved Christmas”.   The clients were a couple...

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  • Finance, Loans

    Finance for a long-standing returning client in Hove? 30 years and counting!

    ASC Hove’s Director, Dominic Williams has successfully secured another loan for a long-standing client in Hove. The business has been running for over 55 years, and our client has been running the company for 52 of them, 30 of those years working alongside ASC. We can proudly say that it has and continues to be a...

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  • Business, Finance, Loans, SME

    ASC Finance for Business – We go the extra mile

    We are certainly proud of all the deals we’ve completed for our clients, but most recently we were touched by a client which David Bamber, ASC Essex, had the opportunity to help. To set the scene, David received a call about a client who needed urgent finance for his business. After David’s meeting with the...

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  • Finance, Loans, SME

    Applying for finance on your own? Can we persuade you otherwise?

    If you have previously attempted to apply for finance on your own, you would know how difficult it is and how long it can take. Plus, you have to do it each time, for each lender. When you manage to submit your application, it does not guarantee the lender will approve it. And if your...

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  • Business, Loans, Property

    Case Study - Finance to switch from rented offices to a Freehold? ASC gets a hold!

    Some of the most rewarding cases that we get involved in raising finance for are those where the solution ends up being almost the opposite of where everyone expected it to be from the start. Giles Codrington, ASC Director in London, had one such case recently, which he helped the client to secure finance successfully....

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  • Business, Finance, Loans

    Client Success Story: Securing commercial finance for a client living in Dubai

    ASC always finds innovative ways to do things, and Philip Thompson, ASC Director in Northamptonshire has done just that, helping a client secure finance for his commercial property portfolio with an out the box solution. Mr W has been a client of ASC for many years, so he was already aware of the value Philip can add...

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  • Banks, Business, Loans, SME

    Looking for a business loan? Look no further.

    It’s not unusual, at all, and at some point, many businesses will need finance. Whether for small things such as office works through to major business expansions, partnership buyouts, or even the initial costs of starting up a business, business finance can be for any number of things. At ASC, we pride ourselves on our...

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  • Business, Finance, Loans

    How do I know if my business needs external finance?

    The short answer here is that it can be hard to know. Only 36% of SME’s utilise external finance, and in our experience not as many business owners are as aware of how a cash injection can help them. What signs are there that raising some finance could help you? Well, these will vary, but...

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  • Investment, Property

    What do I need to start a new Property Development Project?

    To become a property developer, you need to do extensive research and factor in many different things. Our six steps to success are below: Creating a business plan: set out in detail what you would like to do with your business (Target market, Property types, Timescales, Costs) Buy-to-let vs buy-to-sell: Buy-to-let may take continued maintenance...

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  • Economy, Housing, Investment, Loans, Property

    Will Brexit affect property development in the UK?

    One of the big questions about Brexit is how much it will impact the UK economy, be that positively or negatively. In particular, for property development, we still don’t know, but for the moment the signs are positive. Most developers remain positive and hopeful about their projects being unaffected by the Brexit deal for the...

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