A North East based finance operation has reported a 28 per cent profit increase following its strategic restructure.

The Commercial Finance department at Bradley Hall Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents recently announced completing over £14m worth of lending in the North East and national lending of almost £25m across several successful projects.

The team currently supports those looking for finance for property development projects, asset finance, commercial mortgages, business finance, acquisition funding and refinancing.

Director of financial services, Leigh Taylor, said: “We are delighted with the recent success of the Commercial Finance operations at Bradley Hall. It’s very promising to see that despite economic uncertainty, lending is continuing, and businesses are committing to ongoing growth and investment. This activity further supports that our local and national SMEs are futureproofing their business by investing in their people, assets and services.

“The breadth of clients and industries in which we work continues to steadily grow and we are looking forward to welcoming a number of experienced members to our team in the coming months.

“As one of the UK’s fastest growing independent financial consultancies, we are able to provide bespoke finance solutions to businesses of all types and sizes through an unrivalled selection of lenders. At the heart of everything we do is impeccable customer service. We know how important it is for businesses to gain finance quickly and with minimal fuss. Throughout every case a dedicated commercial manager gets to know our clients and their business, so they are able to provide a truly bespoke solution to meet their needs.”

As well as its successful North East projects the Commercial Finance team has also completed; £2.5m of lending for businesses in Manchester, £3.3m for businesses in Liverpool, £2.5m in Leeds and Bradford as well as £2.5m in the West Midlands. Thanks to its national success the firm is also looking to recruit further brokers across these locations.