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Can becoming a stay at home parent sometimes represent the most financially prudent route?
With increasing childcare costs causing financial problems for many families, we look at how some parents are choosing to stay-at-home and give up full time work to raise their children themselves.
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Aldermore hopes these husband & wife business teams managed to find time to enjoy Valentine's Day alongside their busy SME schedule:
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Aldermore celebrates the husband and wife teams who have said ‘I do’ to a life in business together.
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New Slideshare: Why should SMEs consider exporting further afield, and what support is available?
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New infographic: which sectors of the UK economy suffer from the most prominent skills shortages?
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How will the incoming tax-free childcare scheme affect businesses & self-employed parents?
Following its announcement in the 2013 Budget, the government is now set to launch the new tax-free childcare system in August this year to replace the current childcare voucher system.
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As the end of the tax year approaches, how can you make the most of the ISA tax-free savings allowance?
As one tax year ends and the next one begins, for many savers, March and April is ISA season and an ideal opportunity to boost their savings.
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Which stage of life gives entrepreneurs the best chance of business success?
Launching a new business represents a major challenge for entrepreneurs of all ages, but when in life do budding entrepreneurs stand the highest chance of success? Aldermore takes a look at the potential advantages and disadvantages for entrepreneurs across three generations.
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Where can parents make cutbacks on purchases for their children, and when is it worth paying a little more for higher quality?
As rewarding as parenting can be, it’s also not without its challenges. With an abundance of sleepless nights, household chores and school paperwork..
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Aldermore caught up with #StartupStories  stars Bestowed Kitchen to hear about their ambitious plans for 2015.
Bestowed Kitchen co-founder Jeremy Wood explains why the young business is starting 2015 on an optimistic note.
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Aldermore caught up with EEF Manufacturing Student of the Year Daniel Holland to discuss the power of apprenticeships:
Last year, Airbus Apprentice Daniel Holland claimed victory in two EEF Future Manufacturing Awards categories, taking the prize for Outstanding Achievement by a Final Year Apprentice and Manufacturing Student of the Year.
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New slideshare presentation: What can medium-sized businesses do to attract top talent and overcome skills shortages?
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Aldermore – a refreshing approach to banking.
Introduction
Aldermore is one of the best capitalised banks in the UK. It offers lending products online and via specialist finance brokers throughout England and Wales.

TIMELINE:

May 2009: Aldermore launches, backed by private equity company, AnaCap and Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners.

May 2010: Aldermore opens its doors for business. It has 10 offices across the UK, headquartered in Peterborough, with c.500 employees.

May 2010: The residential mortgage business is launched.

June 2010: Aldermore completes its first mortgage - just 8 days after the application was submitted.

September 2010: The bank announces it has increased the funding being provided to small businesses by 21pc in the last quarter (Q2 2010) to £302 million.

November 2010: Voted Specialist Lender of the Year at the 2010 National Association of Commercial Finance Broker (NACFB) awards.

June 2011: The bank breaks even after only two years of trading and two months earlier than planned.

September 2011: Reaches the significant milestone of £1 billion in deposits, a 51pc increase since December 2010.

September 2011: Aldermore announces it has raised £62 million in additional equity capital.

October 2011: The bank launches Aldermore Business Confidence (ABC) – a fixed fee invoice finance package designed specifically for businesses with less than £500,000 annual turnover – to improve budget capabilities of SMEs.

November 2011: Aldermore announces that it has now secured 50,000 savings accounts, just two years after launching.

March 2012: Aldermore launches the UK’s first online commercial mortgage broker portal.

March 2012: Aldermore can turn around commercial mortgage applications in as little as five days, following the launch of a new title insurance service.

April 2012: An innovative package is launched to help commercial transport companies across the UK ease cash flow and fuel costs with the launch of the fuel card.

May 2012: The bank raises £36 million of new capital.

May 2012: Aldermore launches its business savings account.

May 2012: Aldermore announces it has lent more than £1bn worth of residential and commercial mortgage funding since it first opened for business in May 2009.

May 2012: Aldermore celebrates its 3rd anniversary and reveals it has lent £850 million to over 10,000 SME customers

Awards won by Aldermore

2012: Moneyfacts Awards - "Highly Commended" for best notice account

2012: Moneyfacts Awards - "Winner" for the best monthly interest account provider

2012: Moneynet “Highly Commended” Awards – ‘Best Online Savings Provider’

2012: Business Moneyfacts Awards – ‘Best Service from Buy-to-Let Mortgage Provider’

2012: Consumer Moneyfacts Awards – ‘Best ISA provider 2012’

2011: Consumer Moneyfacts Awards – ‘Best ISA provider 2011’

2011: Financial Adviser Service Awards – ‘5 Stars Award – Residential Mortgages’

2011: What Mortgage Winner - ‘Best non-standard product provider’

2011: Moneyfacts Highly Commended Awards 2011 – ‘Best Notice Account Provider’

2011: Pink Home Loans – ‘Best Specialist Lender 2011’

2011: Leasing World Awards – ‘Independent Lessor of the Year’

2011: Business Moneyfacts Highly Commended – ‘Best Factoring & Invoice Discounting Provider’

2011: Mortgageforce Awards – ‘Best Emerging Lender’

2011: What Mortgage Awards winner – ‘Best Non Standard Product Provider’

2011: NACFB – ‘Specialist Lender of the Year’

2010 & 2011: Bridging & Commercial Awards – ‘Best Commercial Lender'

2010: Moneyfacts Highly Commended Awards – ‘Best Fixed Rate Provider’

2010: NACFB Winners – ‘Specialist Lender of the Year’

Aldermore Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. (Financial Services Register number: 204503).


Registered Office: 1st Floor, Block B, Western House, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6FZ. Registered in England. Company No. 947662.