Published: 29th October 2018
In my conversations with dealers on the noise around possible FCA changes, there are some who are concerned, but many prefer to think it will be business as normal. In the absence of the final outcome, I can only work on the principle that the FCA’s continuing deliberations will result in change, as they accelerate efforts to understand our market and established industry processes.
Published: 10th September 2018
At Mann Island Finance, we are big fans of the benefits of digitisation and continue to invest in new technologies to improve speed, accuracy and the customer experience. However, it occurs to me that on this last point of customer experience, that technology does not always work for every customer. The capacity and flexibility to retain the human element remains an important capability.
Published: 6th August 2018
Here is a snapshot of key economic statistics as well as house-buying data and personal-loan rates. These shape consumer confidence and are highly relevant in defining how businesses market to their customers. House Price News (source Halifax Banking Group as at 06/07/18) Home sales edge up in May. UK home sales grew by 1% to 99,590 in May. […]
Published: 26th June 2018
This is the first in our new series of quarterly economic overviews, designed to provide a snapshot of some of the key economic-data statistics, including house-buying data and personal-loan rates. All of these help to shape consumer confidence and we hope will enable you to adapt your marketing to sell more cars and to make the most of the undoubted opportunity to use finance in that marketing.