Foundation releases the second phase of the Redefining The Leasing Industry research study prepared by IAA-Advisory.
A collaboration between with CultureLab at Newcastle University and the Leasing Foundation will explore the dynamic and fast-changing Internet of Things (IoT) and identify opportunities for the Internet of Things in the leasing and asset finance industry.
Professor Peter Thomas, COO of the Leasing Foundation, has been appointed as Visiting Professor of Financial Innovation at Falmouth University.
The first of the Asset Finance Observatory projects, SMEs and Asset Finance is a qualitative pilot study of SME perceptions of asset finance products. The aim of the project is to start to identify and define evolving customer needs, unpack and redefine customer segments by examining factors including ownership structures, lifecycle stage and rate of growth, and and to analyse product promotions and sales to understand key moments of truth for SME customers.
The first phase of the Redefining the Leasing Industry study from the Leasing Foundation casts doubt on current estimates of the size of the industry.
The Leasing Foundation, in collaboration with finance provider Syscap, has today responded to the HM Treasury/Department for Business Innovation and Skills consultation on legislative action to help match SMEs that have been rejected for loans by banks with alternative finance providers that could offer finance.
The Leasing Foundation has drawn together a group of insightful and influential industry leaders to create a blueprint for open innovation in leasing and asset finance. This group are The Catalysts.
The Asset Finance Observatory met for its first discovery workshop in London on 29 November 2013. The workshop was supported by Siemens Financial Services.
The Asset Finance Observatory – a network of industry-based researchers drawn from the Leasing Foundation Governors and Fellows who develop, perform and use research driven by the industry’s needs – is meeting for its first discovery workshop in London on 29 November 2013. The workshop is supported by Siemens Financial Services.
Over 120 Fellows, Governors and invited guests attended the Leasing Foundation First Annual Conference hosted by the Royal Bank of Scotland in London on 30 September 2013.