Financial management business, IBP, receives FCA authorisation

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Independent Banking Professionals Ltd (IBP) are excited to announce they have been authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for Credit Broking, Debt Adjustment and Debt Counselling. This means that going forward, the East Midlands based financial management business can carry out regulated financial service activities in the UK.  They can now help establish lender/borrower relationships for […]

Banking Profits

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So HSBC have announced a reduction in profits of 29% for the first half to £7.2Bn.  How will the markets react ?  Should they be concerned ?  Should we have expected to see things be a little less stable while the Brexit decision sank in and the world got used to what was about to […]

Imogen Skirving

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It’s with a great deal of sadness that we find ourselves writing a tribute to Imo.  She lost her life on Wednesday evening as a result of being hit by a car whilst on holiday in Menorca. In our very early days, she was very kind to us.  We needed to take some photo’s for […]

IBP joins NACFB

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After two years of operations at IBP, working with a variety of companies, negotiating finance deals, and with our name now well established and recognised, it was time for us to move to the next level. We are genuinely delighted to have become members of NACFB, which demonstrates to the world at large that we […]

Joe joins Nationwide

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Delighted to see that one of our former colleagues, Joe Garner, is taking over at Nationwide later in the Spring. His blogs were legendary and apart from being a great manager of people, he found the time to hold down a senior role in a major UK lender and still train and compete in triathlons […]

Interesting !

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This caught my eye when I was reading the news this morning.  We all know about fuel duty etc., but the numbers are quite surprising – let me share with you my example based on the EU/US data from 1st February 2016. The fuel tank in my car holds 80 litres. At the moment that […]

IBP at the BBC

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Guest Terry Rogers with Guide dog Emmett speaking to the Bingham Business Club. IBP are an active supporter of Guide dogs for the blind with one of the Directors being a puppy walker for them. It was therefore very interesting to hear Terry talk about the difference Emmett has made to his independence and quality […]

Phase 1 complete

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Here we are then, the new Web site is up and running following a change of hosts and systems. It took us a few days to re-populate the new framework with our existing content, and we will soon be updating lots of things now we have full control. That might have to wait as we […]