The two universities’ high demand for rental accommodation coupled with limited stock has created the perfect storm for investors looking to Oxford for buy to let opportunities.

Manchester is currently regarded as one of the top buy to let hotspots in the UK.

With an average yield of 6.4%, continued capital growth and multiple tenancy options, Edinburgh is a desirable location for landlords north and south of the border to invest in. 

London ranks in fourth place despite property prices increasing at 5.5% a year on average over the past decade. 

Making simple changes could reduce a business’s energy costs by 5%-10%, according to the Carbon Trust, yet many UK SMEs could be doing more to use less energy.

Amidst an economy that has been shrouded in uncertainty for the past couple of years, there is evidence that conditions are getting tougher in the construction industry.

We caught up with Peter Birch, one of our Invoice Finance Relationship Managers, to discuss some of the key challenges in his job and the most rewarding parts of going that extra mile for his clients.  

Aldermore Bank has partnered with The Salvage Sister Charis Williams to create free downloadable guides to help you decorate and furnish your first home in fun, creative ways that don't break the bank. 

LinkedIn has some 610 million users in more than 200 countries and territories1 (20m-plus in the UK2). More than 260m LinkedIn users log into the site every month, with 40% of those being active daily users.


The self-employed, small businesses and contractors voted in the hundreds.

Think of the words ‘entrepreneur’ and ‘online business’ and most minds will conjure up images of twenty-somethings working feverishly out of garages. But digital disruption isn’t solely the mainspring ...

Rates of self-employment have risen sharply in the UK over the last decade, from 3.6 million in 2008 to 4.5 million in 2015. Today, more than 7% of the British population are engaged in self-employmen ...

Founded in May 2009, Aldermore has rapidly become one of the most relevant alternative banks; established with the primary intention of providing straightforward products, straight to you. Who we are ...

Small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of the UK economy, but many do not achieve the growth they need to survive. The sustainable growth of businesses in the UK is now more relevant than ...

Whether setting up your own business or going it alone as a freelancer, there are going to be numerous challenges and learnings along the way. But what are some the key changes you might not expect wh ...

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