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Meet the Team Mel Howard

Meet the Team Mel Howard

Mel Howard: BDM MidlandsMel is a seasoned professional with over 17 years of experience at Lloyds Bank.  As Business Development Manager for the Midlands, Mel is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with brokers in the region. I was really...

Meet the Team Richard King

Meet the Team Richard King

Richard King: Head of SalesRichard King looks after our key accounts in the Midlands and North West.  Richard is also key in developing wider group strategy and product design however, by his own admission, his favourite aspect of his role is dealing with brokers,...

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...

Bridging Loan Directory Interview Jon Salisbury, Ortus MD

Bridging Loan Directory Interview Jon Salisbury, Ortus MD

2021 was the year that Ortus Secured Finance stepped on the gas in the residential property market. More innovation and expertise will be needed in 2022 to help the UK economy power back from the Covid pandemic. Bridging lenders will have to get creative in 2022 if...

Ortus reports 300% surge in residential bridging enquiries

Ortus reports 300% surge in residential bridging enquiries

Ortus Secured Finance has received a rush of residential bridging loan enquiries during August. The specialist lender — which continued to lend throughout the Covid-19 pandemic — revealed that enquiries for residential bridging loans in August were up 25% on July, and...