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Performance improvement – hidden in plain sight

Process excellence is core to the performance of finance providers yet rarely gains the attention is deserves, being a hidden driver of competitive advantage, profit or avoidable costs.  Take our simple self-assessment to see how you fare.

10th June 2019
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AMP case study: Standard Chartered improve service “from days to minutes”

An area that causes difficulty in streamlining lending processes is the management of paperwork passed between parties then transformed and analysed. This type of complex process automation requires a combination of technologies to work in tandem. A clear example in SME lending markets is the manual collation and analysis of…

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CheckVentory case study: stock audit of 37 sites and 12000 assets in a day

Stock auditing of large dealer networks has historically been a resource-heavy, time-consuming activity, where data delays have resulted in information that is only indicatively useful and gives neither funder nor dealer the ability to respond to immediate risk issues. Robust self-audit using the CheckVentory cloud-based platform solves this problem. Data…

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Floorplan lenders should lend more, demand more, and pay less

We’re delighted to announce our partnership with CheckVentory, the intelligent stock auditing platform that allows floorplan lenders, vehicle and equipment suppliers to enhance their stock audits and controls. Why does this matter? Well, with almost 1 million audited assets on its platform, CheckVentory can provide important insights – for example,…

16th March 2019
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Are you wasting underwriter time?

Last week’s Leasing Foundation innovation event highlighted an ongoing issue for many finance providers that is being addressed by our technology partner AMP Credit Technologies. In most companies, when bank statements are required to assess a proposal they are usually emailed or uploaded as an attachment, printed manually then reviewed…

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The IFC – a window into emerging market opportunities for UK firms?

I recently attended the IFC’s Global SME Finance Forum in Madrid, supporting our technology partner AMP Credit Technologies. Tasked by the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion, with an emphasis on emerging markets, through the Forum the IFC works to expand access to finance for small and medium businesses, bringing…

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CCDS – opportunities being missed?

Last year we wrote a white paper on the power for lenders of Commercial Credit Data Sharing (CCDS) – the mandatory sharing of SME current account, credit card and lending data from 9 major banks. The opportunities we identified are significant: * Up-to-date cashflow information to drive better underwriting outcomes…

17th August 2018
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“Product in a box” concept supports funder expansion

New product opportunities are often frustrated by limitations of existing IT systems and the slowness of any required development. As a result, firms are forced to stay within existing product / market boundaries, new profit opportunities are lost and potential growth is lost. Many of these issues can be resolved…

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More speed = more business, so why aren’t firms using OCR?

Recent GrowCap research highlighted continued investment in front and middle office automation. A key driver is speed – “be first or lose business” was the mantra, especially in broker and vendor markets – yet many lenders are still doing half the job. They’re not really measuring process success (or competitive…

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We’re on the lookout for great people to work with – change leaders, business analysts, process mappers, technologists (including pre-sales), data specialists and individuals with strong M&A experience, initially on an associate basis. We’re also keen to collaborate with individuals and firms to bring exciting products or services to market.

12th January 2018
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