CCS’ David Grant takes on the Great North Run!

David Grant

The world’s greatest half marathon, the Bupa Great North Run, takes place on Sunday 7th September, and CCS’s very own intrepid Business Development Manager David Grant will be one of over 120,000 runners taking part on the day. David is running in aid of The Cardiomyopathy Association, (CMA).  Cardiomyopathy is a horrible disease affecting many […]

BDM Chris meets new ‘client’ Stewy the Snake

chris with stewy the snake

When Business Development Manager Chris Baldwin made a visit to RNR Solar there was an unexpected guest at the meeting.  Stewy, the West African Python, who lives in Managing Director Les Jacobs’ office decided to join them on the board room table. Fortunately Stewy had already had lunch so Chris wasn’t on the menu! Said […]

A Day in the life of General Manager Colin Macpherson

A Day in the life of General Manager Colin Macpherson I arrive at the office usually before 8.30 am and, first-things-first, I make a cup of coffee! Today, I have a meeting with one of our major clients – to start the planning for their application for authorisation by the Financial Conduct Authority – so […]

On the road with Barrie Williams

by Barrie Williams A lot’s changed since I first started in the consumer credit sector over 35 years ago, but one thing’s still the same – lots of early morning starts! I’m always up and out of the house at the crack of dawn in order to fit in three or four meetings each day […]

Swinging in the Rain at the BPF Golf Day

CCS’ Colin Macpherson and Alex McCulloch took a day out of the office to go along to the Barclays Partner Finance Golf Day on Wednesday.  The event was held at The Twenty Ten golf course at the Celtic Manor resort near Newport in Wales. The popular course was specially created to host the 2010 Ryder […]

A Day in the Life of… Business Support Administrator Liz Thewlis

My day starts with a commute along the M65 and then down the A49 to our Head Office at Matrix Business Park.  It’s a busy office and from the moment we arrive, we’re all kept busy dealing with telephone calls and emails from clients. A large part of my day is answering queries. From simple […]

Another record-breaking year for Consumer Credit Solutions – loan approvals up by £75m

PRESS RELEASE 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 in the Glass and Glazing market, and an unprecedented demand for credit finance from the Solar […]

CCS sponsor marathon 12 day 24 hour charity walk

Consumer Credit Solutions are pleased to be one of a number of businesses sponsoring the Steve Prescott Foundation’s 12 day 24 hour charity walk challenge! Starting out on the 5th May, participants will walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats. It promises to be a tough trial as there will be no overnight stays in […]

Heather Carey joins CCS as Marketing Communications Manager

Heather Carey has been appointed CCS’ new Marketing Communications Manager. Heather is a successful B2B marketing communication consultant who previously worked with a wide range of businesses and organisations across the North West and beyond, including Winning Pitch PLC, Synexus UK, Blackpool Council and MasterObjective Ltd. Andy Wallace said, “Heather’s appointment will bring additional expertise into our team […]

Colin Macpherson appointed General Manager

Colin Macpherson has been appointed General Manager at Consumer Credit Solutions, from the 1st February 2014. Colin has worked in and around the consumer finance industry since the 1970s, and over the years he has seen many changes.  He has known the CCS founding partners professionally for many years, and when they asked him assist […]