Barclays Partner Finance & Consumer Credit Solutions sign new long-term contract

Barclays Partner Finance and Consumer Credit Solutions have today announced that a new long-term contract has been signed.  The contract further consolidates the relationship between the two businesses, which has gone from strength-to-strength over recent years. The announcement follows a record year for CCS, which saw almost £250million being paid out to its home improvement […]

Community information now available on Barclays Insight Website

The Barclays Local Insights website provides interesting facts and figures about people and small businesses in England and Wales. The demographic information includes details on age ranges, salary income, savings and average mortgage repayments. To download your local report visit and just enter a postcode.

New Hitachi survey shows POS finance is driving sales for retailers

Retailers who use repayment technology to offer point of sale finance, both in store and online, are seeing improved revenue, enhanced bottom-line profitability, and long-term brand value, according the new research by Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance. Increasingly, consumers are seeking better service and easier ways to pay and Hitachi’s survey of over 3,000 customers confirmed […]

Have you changed over to the new versions of Lenders’ documents?

With the FCA taking over responsibility for consumer credit on the 1st April, all Lenders’ loan application documents have been updated (this includes both Barclays and Hitachi). The new forms look very similar to the old ones, but they now include the legal statement ‘authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority’ and they have […]