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Meet the Team Stephen Davison

Meet the Team Stephen Davison

Stephen DAvison: Head of LendingStephen Davison is based at our Belfast office and has been promoted to Head of Lending with overall responsibility for the firm’s lending operations.  This involves leading the team on a day-to-day basis, improving systems and...

Meet the Team David Foster

Meet the Team David Foster

David Foster: Head of CreditDavid Foster has been promoted to Head of Credit with overall responsibility for credit strategy and recoveries.  David will also continue to run certain key loan transactions for his key introducers.I will now have overall responsibility...

The benefits of local business

The benefits of local business

Local Business: The Benefits and Why It’s Important to Us At Ortus Secured Finance, we pride ourselves on being guided by five principles: integrity, innovation, expertise, reliability, and being local to our clients.  The final principle - being local to our clients...

Hotels and the Fightback from Covid-19

Hotels and the Fightback from Covid-19

Covid might be off the front pages but for many businesses, the effects are still being felt and this is particularly true of the hospitality sector.  Read our case study on how we've supported UK hotels to get back on their feet in a post-Covid world. Data from HM...

Meet the Team Jamie Russell

Meet the Team Jamie Russell

Jamie Russell: Commercial DirectorJamie has been promoted to Commercial Director and will now have overall responsibility for the performance of the sales team, including product development, training, recruitment and strategy Jamie has worked in bridging finance now...

Local Office Spotlight: Highlights from Manchester

Local Office Spotlight: Highlights from Manchester

Explore the impact of local knowledge on business success with Ortus Secured Finance’s dedicated BDM in Manchester. Delve into the unique needs of brokers in the North West and Yorkshire, where regional nuances and diverse broker specialisms require a localised approach. Discover how our on-the-ground Head of Sales, Richard King, adds value, ensuring positive outcomes for local brokers.

Local Office Spotlight: Highlights from Belfast

Local Office Spotlight: Highlights from Belfast

Explore the vibrant dynamics of Ortus Secured Finance’s Belfast office in our Local Office Spotlight series. Gain practical insights from Shane Donnelly, Head of the Belfast office, as he navigates through unique lending landscapes and shares the team’s collaborative approach. Discover how our Northern Irish team is actively shaping the future of Ortus Secured Finance.

5 ways you can help your clients’ loan applications complete

5 ways you can help your clients’ loan applications complete

Discover five powerful strategies to expedite your clients’ loan applications effectively. At Ortus Secured Finance, we’re committed to streamlining the lending process. From navigating paperwork to optimizing financial profiles, our expert insights empower you to guide your clients towards swift approvals. Explore our comprehensive guide to elevate your client support and ensure prompt success in loan applications.

After the demise of Wilko, and other big retailers, is there a future for the high street?

After the demise of Wilko, and other big retailers, is there a future for the high street?

Explore the future of the high street in the aftermath of retail giants like Wilko. Delve into Ortus Secured Finance’s insightful analysis, examining the challenges and opportunities for the traditional retail landscape. As the industry undergoes transformations, discover perspectives on the evolving role of high street businesses and potential pathways for sustainable growth.

6 times we’ll say “yes” when other lenders will say “no”

6 times we’ll say “yes” when other lenders will say “no”

Over the past decade, Ortus Secured Finance has pioneered a dynamic and adaptable approach to commercial lending. In today’s fiercely competitive market and amid the complexities of economic fluctuations, our commitment to innovation sets us apart. We recognise that...

Inflation is now falling, but what next for interest rates?

Inflation is now falling, but what next for interest rates?

The economic landscape, once fairly consistent, has been reshaped dramatically in recent times. For nearly three decades, from 1992, the UK inflation rate comfortably resided below 6%. Indeed, for much of that period, it was around 2% – the Bank of England’s (BoE)...