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Using a Broker

  • Business, Loans, SME

    Why bother using a finance broker? 

    As commercial finance brokers, we occasionally hear people say that they don’t really want to use a broker for their business finance, rather that they would prefer to approach the lender directly.  So why should people use a commercial finance broker at all?  The marketplace for commercial finance is becoming more and more challenging. Lenders’ criteria are...

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  • Business, Financial World, Miscellaneous

    What people think Brokers do, versus what we actually do

    We often find that clients and other professionals alike don’t really understand exactly what we do as brokers and how we can support clients on their journey for finance. For a change, and for some fun, we thought we would set the record straight. What people think we do Only forward emails to a lender...

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  • Business

    Why you should use a financial broker

    Whether your business needs additional finance or you’re looking to expand, a commercial finance broker can ensure that they find the right finance to suit your business needs. A broker will also have access to certain lenders who only talk to brokers and will know the right solutions to your business financing requirements. Here are...

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  • ASC Newsletters, Banks

    “No”. “Maybe”. “If…”. “But”. Will you ever just get a “Yes” from a Bank?

    Business banks are masters of unclear language. If you ever want to find someone who’s saying “no” at the exact same time as they’re saying “yes”, talk to a business loan underwriter. There’s a saying in finance that you’ll get one of three answers from a bank if you’re looking for finance on your own...

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  • Banks, Finance, Loans

    Business finance is a bespoke service. So why not make sure you’re getting what’s right for you?

    If you’ve been eagle-eyed this month, you might have noticed there’s a bit of a theme to the blogs. First, we talked about how a broker was faster than looking on your own. Then, we talked about how a broker provides a much simpler experience than the banks. It’s almost as if we’re making a...

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