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Fast Forward Finance is an independent business finance brokerage specialising in business funding solutions aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises.
We are authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority and aim to provide each customer with a business finance solution that best fits their company’s financial circumstances.
As a team of regulated brokers, we concentrate on developing long-term relationships built on integrity, fairness and reliability with both lenders and customers.
Whether you are seeking to raise money for working capital, asset purchase, refinancing existing debt, expanding business, renovating or buying new property, having pressing tax obligations or any other financing needs, Fast Forward Finance can point you in the right direction and help you explore suitable financing solutions.
Through our comprehensive lenders panel, we can arrange the right loan package for both your personal and individual business needs, and at the right terms and best conditions.
Independent Business Finance Brokers
Fast Forward Finance are independent business finance brokers.
We help qualified businesses all over the UK to secure business and property financing.
We offer a true ‘one-stop-shop’ to our customers, as our core capability includes providing you with a fully managed and professional service that guarantees the most competitive funding deals available from the whole market.
We can arrange the insurance, property valuations and legal support needed to complete your transaction, if required.
We will put together your loan application properly to ensure that your application for funding is reviewed quickly and effectively and, if approved, that funds are available in the shortest possible time.
Our business began in the year XXXX with highly qualified and experienced business consultants working with start-ups and small businesses, offering expert advice, specialist coaching, competitive funding and tailored support needed to achieve their goals and aspirations.
But in the last few years, we’ve developed into one of the UK’s top business loan brokerage firms.
Because value means a lot to us, we’re focused on building long-term relationships by going beyond what you’d expect from a typical financial broker.
Our goal is simple: we’re here to get the best financial loan product for your business at the best rates, then help you obtain the right business financing as quickly as possible so that you can boost your company with better financial support.
Our business finance brokers are honest, knowledgeable and easy to talk to and are available any time, any day, to discuss your options, according to your own busy schedule.
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With our comprehensive business finance expertise relevant in today’s market, we have what it takes to engage lenders that will suit your business finance needs.
Our mission is to remove the ever-increasing number of obstacles that inhibit your access to funding, by arranging time-saving and more efficient business finance or bridging loans for you.
You will be saved from the stress of constant filling in of forms, repetitive interactions with lenders and all the frustrating paperwork and bureaucracy that accompanies regular loan deals. Speak to an expert today or complete the form to enquire online.
We help Connect your Business to the Right Providers
At Fast Forward Finance, we can connect your business to the right loan providers.
How you elect to finance your business can determine how you structure and run your business. Some lenders prefer to have a say in the day-to-day operations of your business, thus causing you to lose independence and flexibility.
Here, we can connect you with lenders that adopt a policy of flexibility, so that you can get the funds you need to grow your business, without losing your independence.
No one has a say in how you run your business. All the lenders are interested in is that you keep up with your repayment responsibilities. Here’s how it works:
Apply for Business Funding in Minutes
Apply for the business loan in minutes. Tell us about yourself and your company and how much you need to borrow for your company.
A Business Finance Adviser will contact you directly after you submit your application, to learn more about your requirements, discuss your options and answer all your questions.
It is simple, quick and hassle-free.
Receive your Quotes
Once we have a good idea of your business loan requirement, we will look for a suitable lender that can match your requirements and furnish you with a quote as soon as possible.
We will research the entire market to ensure that we come up with deals that benefit your business and let you know what your funding will cost your business.
Why not get started today by requesting a no-obligation quote today.
Decide in Your Own Time
Here at Fast Forward Finance, we don’t believe in hard-selling sales pitches or putting our clients under any pressure to make a decision.
It is your business and you know the best way to make it work. All we do is furnish you with all the funding options available for your unique situation, proffer our expert advice and allow you to make a decision.
You can decide immediately, next week, or next month. The choice is all yours.
Our Accreditations and Memberships
As the leading business and bridging loans broker in the UK, we are extremely proud of all of our accreditations which ensure the quality of business funding and the service we offer through our business funding products.
Take a look below at all of the accreditations and the memberships we have worked hard to achieve over the past few years.
Fast Forward Finance is regulated by the FCA.
Fast Forward Finance is a member of the NACFB.
Fast Forward Finance is the winner of the MI Awards.
We also joined FIBA (The Financial Intermediary and Broker Association) in an attempt to further increase our standards. Membership is voluntary and designed to raise standards in the finance sector.
Meet the Team
The Fast Forward Finance Team is made up of a group of experts from the industry with years of experience in the UK business finance market, as well as the UK business finance brokers industry. Most of our account executives have considerable experience working directly with the loan providers themselves, allowing us to provide an even better service than the competition, as well as negotiating extremely competitive rates that can sometimes prove difficult for anyone else.
In the industry, we are known for being warm, open and always willing to support our customers. By reading our team profiles below, you will find out more about us, and what makes Fast Forward Finance special and different from other businesses and bridging finance brokers.
Michael Clapper – CEO
Michael Clapper was the former Chairman & CEO of Enterprise Group – which was one of the UK’s biggest providers of mortgage & loan services to brokers & networks and a 2007 Sunday Times ‘Fast Track 100’ in business.
He was voted ‘Business Leader of The Year – Packager’ at the 2008 British Mortgage Awards.
Michael Clapper has a very successful track record of founding, managing and selling several businesses across a variety of industries. Michael is the lead advisor to Fast Forward Finance, and holds CeMAP accreditation.
Jo Dempsey – Chief Operating Officer.
Jo Dempsey was the former Chief Operating Officer at Enterprise Group, one of the UK’s biggest mortgage & loan service providers and a 2007 Sunday Times ‘Fast Track 100’ in business.
He has extensive experience running multi-enterprise processes, risks and controls, as well as business systems.
David Bromley – Senior Commercial Executive
David’s career in the UK financial services sector spans over 30 years. He has worked for major banks as well as independent lenders and has founded and operated a global trade finance organisation as its managing director.
Today, he is focusing on leveraging his experience and connections around the business finance industry. David holds MBA and BA accreditations.
Bridget Kibiru – Senior Commercial Executive.
With 14 years of experience in underwriting specialty loans, Bridget Kibiru is highly experienced in all facets of specialty lending, with an impeccable record of dealing directly with both intermediaries and clients and specialising in second-charge loans, business and bridging financing.
Bridget was Intermediary Sales Manager for Loans Engine before joining Fast Forward Finance. Bridget holds accreditations in CeMAP, Cert BB&C and BA (Hons).
Mick Bradley – Senior Commercial Executive
Within the mortgage industry Mick Bradley has a long and varied history. He was Head of Sales at Preferred and Mortgages where he helped push sales to record levels, after senior positions in the Building Society Industry.
He was also a part of the senior team which so successfully introduced the Advantage lender (Morgan Stanley) to the market.
He had operated within major intermediary networks and even within the directly regulated sector before joining Fast Forward Finance. Mick holds CeMAP and CeRER accreditations.
Ross Williams – Business Development Manager
Ross Williams has worked in financial services for 16 years, mainly in the mortgage and lending sector.
As a business development manager, he takes the time to get to know the business model of each intermediary and the experts within it, so that he and Fast Forward Finance can best determine how to add the most value.
Ross effectively acts as a face-to-face element of the Fast Forward Finance team, based on his very strong understanding of second-charge loans, bridging and commercial financing.
Fast Forward Finance is approved and regulated by the FCA. You can check this by going to the FCA Registry at: www.fca.org.uk/register.
Fast Forward Finance Limited is a company with offices at Kinetic Business Centre, Theobald Road, Elstree, Hertfordshire WD6 4PJ, registered in England & Wales with registration number: 10121549.