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First National launches website

Abbey National subsidiary First National, which offers business finance to small to medium sized companies, has launched a new website for clients.

The site at is designed to give firms easy access to its products available through IFAs and directly from First National, the third largest asset finance house in the UK

The site lets visitors to search by product, like commercial mortgages, vehicle contract hire, asset finance and agricultural and country finance, or asset type, including cash flow and property.

First National Business Finance marketing director Mark Murphy says: “In this age of e-commerce, the launch of our business finance website is an important development for First National.”


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