The Just Loans Group PLC has achieved ISO 9001:2015 global certification - the internationally recognised Quality Management System standard and ISO 22301/2012 Business Continuity Management certification which will both help underpin the next stage of its development.
John shares his opinions on why cooperation and compliance is the only way forwards for traditional banks and alternative lenders and how terrorists are the biggest challenge facing alternative lenders this year.
The Just Loans Group was featured in Share Radio's popular Company Casebook programme with CEO John Davies and colleagues providing the background to the company's success to date and plans for the future.
The Just Loans Group PLC is extremely proud to have been a key sponsor at The FINTECH Book launch at The Shard on 23 March 2016.
The FINTECH Book, which started out with an idea between our own Non-Executive Director Susanne Chishti and Janos Barberis, is the first crowd-sourced book in the FinTech sector.
At the launch event, John Davies addressed the audience with his talk outlining how the integration of FinTech into the Just Loans Group back office and underwriting has provided business customers with a quick and seamless service.
The Board is pleased to announce the release of its Investment Memorandum which has received a Section 21 approval for distribution to the Retail Market. The IM sets out the details of the Company's first Debenture Loan Stock to raise £4m.
The directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Sir Eric Peacock as Non Executive Chairman of the Company.
Sir Eric who was knighted in 2003 for his services to International Trade, is also a non executive director of UK Trade and Investment and previously sat on the Boards of the Foreign Office and the Department for Business.
FinTech expert Susanne Chishti appointed Non-Executive Director of The Just Loans Group PLC.
Susanne Chishti, one of Europe’s leading FinTech experts, has joined The Just Loans Group PLC’s Board as a Non-Executive Director.
The Just Loans Group CEO John Davies says, “We are delighted to have someone of Susanne’s experience and calibre joining us at a time when FinTech is enabling us to deliver customer service enhancements and providing new technologies in our back office. Additionally we are increasingly looking to support and invest in budding FinTech entrepreneurs that enhance our business model.”
Susanne is CEO at FINTECH Circle and Chairman of FINTECH Circle Innovate, roles that benefit from her entrepreneurial and mentoring skills, alongside her FinTech and banking experience. She is regularly called upon to present at leading FinTech conferences and events around the world. Susanne is also the co-Editor of THE FINTECH Book.
Susanne has been recognised in the European Digital Financial Services ‘Power 50’ 2015, - an independent ranking of the most influential individuals in Europe’s digital financial services sector. She has also been named as one of the 100 leading women in FinTech and top 15 Twitter FinTech influencers.
Commenting on her appointment Susanne says, “Within the FinTech sector, alternative finance is booming across Europe as a result of the major banks’ lack of lending post the financial crisis. I am delighted to be joining The Just Loans Group PLC; it does an excellent job in helping to bridge the funding gap that has restricted the progress of UK businesses over the last few years and it’s now planning to take that model to other European market places.
FinTech innovation provides SMEs with more choice in raising capital and The Just Loans Group, as a superior debt capital provider is well placed to support this.
The Group has a strong FinTech vision leveraging latest technology, credit scoring analytics and security available to the benefit of its customer base. It really believes in partnerships by supporting the best FinTech firms with tailor-made funding and support strategies to enable them to revolutionise the current financial services sector by scaling up their businesses.”
John Davies adds, “Susanne will make a great contribution to accelerating our involvement in the most promising and customer focused FinTech technologies and companies that will see us take a lead in the European digital lending space.”