BOLTON based corporate and commercial finance broker Independent Business Finance is now fully authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FCA.

The business received the news following months of work.

Ian Moore, director, runs the company with his wife Kelly Moore from their office in Bolton , said: “We are overjoyed to have received our full authorisation from the FCA.

"Our migration to fully authorised status is testament to the policies and procedures we have in place. I am incredibly proud of my team, Kelly and Gavin, who work tirelessly to maintain the highest standards of customer service and care that we pride ourselves in.”

The family-run firm, who celebrated their 10-year anniversary in November last year are also "proud" members of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers, the NACFB.

Ian and Kelly Moore launched Independent Business Finance in 2009, at the height of the recession. But their wealth of experience with high street banks and analytics paid off.

Kelly said “The FCA and NACFB are widely recognised throughout the UK, receiving our FCA authorisation is another crucial milestone that we are extremely proud to achieve and demonstrates to our clients that they are working with a reputable company.”

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