appoints Gavin Keepings as Compliance Manager to head-up 'regulatory' division

  • Division supports strict financial legislation to ensure fulfils duty as a responsible lender
  • Provides point of call for client and broker queries and compliance advice following changes to Consumer Credit Act, a leading UK provider of Bridging Finance solutions, has appointed Gavin Keepings as its new Compliance Manager. He will be the new head of the Compliance Division at, which has been in place since 2004 and ensures that the day-to-day transactions of the company comply with strict FSA regulations and government legislation. He will also act as a point of call for brokers and clients to ensure that is fulfilling its role as a responsible lender - especially since modifications to the Consumer Credit Act 2006 came into effect in April this year.

Gavin Keepings has extensive high-level experience in financial compliance processes. He was previously an independent contractor working with Huntswood Outsourcing where he successfully completed contracts for high profile clients, which included HBOS, L&G, Abbey and Barclays. In addition, he has worked in a compliance role within the Pensions, Investments and Life Assurance sectors of the financial services industry.

"The financial market is going through a vast process of change and we at want to remain confident in our ability to provide clients with the short-term solutions they need," explained Ryneveld van der Horst, Finance Director, "Appointing Gavin to head up this important division strengthens our position as a completely self-sufficient company - with the in-house resources to regulate and advise on all aspects of the business. Gavin is the ideal candidate for the position not only because of his in-depth experience in the financial market but also his success within a number of previous roles."  

" is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the strong growth in a new and important sector of the finance market," commented Gavin Keepings, Compliance Manager, "The division not only reassures clients that every possible guideline is being met, but is also a point of contact for brokers so that they can be 100 per cent sure that they too are following controlled processes to the letter. Responsible lending is key right now and new legislation - such as the updated Consumer Credit Act - is in place to help us achieve that."

About is dedicated to providing quick and easy access to a broad range of resources to give clear and concise information on short-term bridging finance. Its online application process adds to these resources to make life simple for borrowers looking to secure a property. is an established, independent principal lender providing a competitive and flexible bridging loans service for residential and commercial borrowers. It has a proven track record of providing short-term loan solutions to clients for over 25 years and has an experienced team of dedicated mortgage underwriters well placed to provide a tailored solution to each and every case.

Additional information is available at

Duncan Burford
IBA - PR for
Tel: 01780 721 433

Ryneveld van der Horst
Tel:0117 9702703

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