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CCS Finance Article for KBB Review Magazine

Date posted: June 1, 2017

CCS Finance Article for KBB Review Magazine If you’re looking to generate more enquiries, encourage customers to make quicker buying decisions and help your designers to up-sell, then offering finance could be the answer. Benefits of Finance The key benefits of offering finance are three-fold.  Firstly, it’s a great sales message that improves led generation […]


Money’s too tight not to mention

Date posted: January 11, 2017

Money’s too tight not to mention In the last edition of KBB Review [September – Are we scaring customers off?] Angela Stack highlighted the role finance could play in encouraging more customers to buy from a kitchen specialist, and it’s a view Alex McCulloch, Head of Business Development at Consumer Credit Solutions LLP, certainly agrees […]


THE FUTURE OF KBB CONSUMER CREDIT POST-BREXIT

Date posted: November 10, 2016

THE FUTURE OF KBB CONSUMER CREDIT POST-BREXIT First published in KBB Review   Considerable column inches have been given over to what will happen in the coming months and years following the UK’s decision to leave the EU.  Even the consumer credit industry, which is firmly contained within the borders of the UK, is not […]


Record central heating system sales on finance – up 104% on 2015

Date posted: April 14, 2016

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Record central heating system sales on finance – up 104% on 2015 Finance specialist Consumer Credit Solutions has reported record sales of boilers and heating systems on finance for the third consecutive year.  Finance approvals were up 104% in the first quarter 2016 compared with 2015.  The increase is in […]


The Credit Toolkit

Date posted: March 30, 2016

The Credit Toolkit by Peter Nicholson | Partner  As the final ‘landing slot’ period draws to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on the impact the FCA has had on consumer credit within the home improvement industry… When the FCA took over responsibility for consumer credit in 2014, concerns were expressed by our […]


“If you’re not offering finance then you’re losing customers” – FIT Show Seminar

Date posted: January 28, 2016

PRESS RELEASE 28 January 2016 “If you’re not offering finance then you’re losing customers” FIT Show Seminar — Weds 13th April 1.30pm “If you’re not offering finance, then you’re losing customers” that is the key message of Consumer Credit Solutions’ seminar at this year’s FIT Show (Wednesday 13th at 1.30pm). Finding new customers and closing […]


Another record year for finance sales in the KBB Sector – up 20% on 2014

Date posted: January 5, 2016

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release   Another record year for finance sales in the KBB Sector – up 20% on 2014 Consumer Credit Solutions (CCS) has reported record finance sales in the home improvement sector for the sixth consecutive year.  The business paid out almost £250million in 2015 — the highest amount in its 16 […]


Another record year for finance sales in the Glass & Glazing Sector – up 20% on 2014

Date posted: January 5, 2016

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Another record year for finance sales in the Glass & Glazing Sector – up 20% on 2014 Consumer Credit Solutions (CCS) has reported record finance sales in the home improvement sector for the sixth consecutive year.  The business paid out almost £250million in 2015 — the highest amount in its […]


Hot tub finance sales up 63%

Date posted: August 1, 2015

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Hot tub finance sales up 63% Sales of hot tubs on finance have risen by more than 63 per cent on the same period last year.  Consumer Credit Solutions (CCS) have reported finance approvals were up from £1.4m in May 2014 to £2.2m in May 2015. Higher sales on finance […]


G&G Finance Sales Continue to Rise – up 32% on the same period last year

Date posted: July 17, 2015

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release G&G Finance Sales Continue to Rise – up 32% on the same period last year Leading home improvement finance specialist Consumer Credit Solutions has reported finance approvals in the Glass and Glazing sector for May/June 2015 were up approximately 32% on the same 60 day period in 2014 (from £23m […]


Barney Goodman & James Wallis join Business Development Team at Consumer Credit Solutions

Date posted: May 15, 2015

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Barney Goodman & James Wallis join Business Development Team at Consumer Credit Solutions Home Improvement Finance specialist Consumer Credit Solutions has appointed two new Business Development Managers. Barney Goodman has taken on responsibility for home improvement clients based in the South East of England. Barney has over 10 years’ finance […]


Consumer Credit Solutions report a record-breaking £450million in finance approvals in 2014

Date posted: January 28, 2015

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release   Consumer Credit Solutions report a record-breaking £450million in finance approvals in 2014 Consumer Credit Solutions (CCS) has managed the highest level of loan approvals in its 15 year history, with over £450m approved.  CCS provides home improvement and solar PV retailers with the facility to offer finance to customers, including […]


Consumer confidence high! Consumer Credit Solutions report record solar PV & home improvement loans over summer

Date posted: September 9, 2014

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Consumer Credit Solutions’ Retailers & Installers receive £10 million in loan approvals in just one week Consumer Credit Solutions (CCS), the UK’s leading independent finance provider to the home improvement and renewables sectors, managed approval of £10,051,029 in loans for the week commencing 18th August. It’s the first time in […]


Record-breaking year for consumer finance – CCS report loan approvals up by £73m

Date posted: June 9, 2014

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Record-breaking year for consumer finance – CCS report loan approvals up by £73m   Consumer Credit Solutions (CCS) has reported a record-breaking year for unsecured finance in the home improvement and renewable energy sectors.  Last year CCS approved loans worth over £325m in 2013 up from £252m in 2012. This […]


FCA regulation likely to lead to greater consumer confidence & more credit sales for the Renewables Sector

Date posted: May 28, 2014

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release FCA regulation likely to lead to greater consumer confidence & more credit sales for the Renewables Sector   The FCA’s appointment as consumer credit regulator has sent ripples across the industry, with installers concerned about what it will mean for their business and the lengthy process to become authorised to […]


‘eSign’ credit application software speeds up credit applications for Betta Living

Date posted: May 28, 2014

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release  ‘eSign’ credit application software speeds up credit applications for Betta Living   Consumer Credit Solutions (CCS) has launched its eSign credit application system with home improvement specialists Betta Living.  The introduction of the web-based, point-of-sale software means Betta Living can now complete finance applications via a laptop or tablet during […]


FCA regulation likely to lead to greater consumer confidence & more credit sales for the Renewables Sector

Date posted: May 6, 2014

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release FCA regulation likely to lead to greater consumer confidence & more credit sales for the Renewables Sector When the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) closed its doors on 31st March, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) took over responsibility for consumer credit regulation and compliance.  At the same time consumer credit […]


Another record-breaking year for consumer credit –CCS report loan approvals up by £75m

Date posted: April 22, 2014

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Another record-breaking year for consumer credit –CCS report loan approvals up by £75m Consumer Credit Solutions have reported another record-breaking year. The business approved loans worth over £325m in 2013 up from £252m in 2012. Andy Wallace, Managing Partner at CCS, says the figures reflect the steady growth by clients […]


Consumer Credit Solutions help Home Improvement Sector businesses navigate the new FCA consumer credit regulations

Date posted: April 2, 2014

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Consumer Credit Solutions help Home Improvement Sector businesses navigate the new FCA consumer credit regulations On the 1st April the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) took over responsibility for regulating consumer credit activities from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).  The introduction of authorisation and more rigorous legislation presents both a […]


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