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Conister Bank welcomes John Spellman as new chairman

John Spellman has succeeded David Gibson, who has retired from the chairman’s role – and as a director of parent company Manx Financial Group – after 13 years.

Manx Financial Group acquires a 50.1% stake in Payment Assist

MFG has been working with Payment Assist since 2015, through its subsidiary Conister Bank which has supplied funding to help the Leicestershire company’s growth.


Are We Really Helping Businesses With More Recovery Loans?

Douglas Grant, CEO at Manx Financial Group, offers insight into this and how SMEs can remove themselves from government funding.  


Conister continues growth momentum with record lending in 2021

Douglas Grant, Managing Director at Conister Bank and Group CEO at MFG, reports an increase of 27% in lending totals


Why Choose Conister for your Client’s RLS?

The Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) is focused on the long term recovery of your business.


5 key challenges facing SMEs in 2022

By Douglas Grant, Director of Conister and Group CEO at Manx Financial Group PLC

What is the Recovery Loan Scheme?

The RLS is focused on the long term recovery of businesses who have been affected by the pandemic, at all different sizes.
Wondering what it entails?


Manx Financial Group on track for record Growth

Douglas Grant, Group CEO of Manx Financial Group comments on record Growth in the first six months of year


Bank now warns inflation could hit 5% as City gets it wrong on rates

Douglas Grant, Group CEO comments on the Bank of England’s decision to hold rates at a record low 0.1%