The figures show that:
- Asset finance new business grew by 27% in March 2015, compared with March 2014, with 19% growth in Q1 2015 overall. First quarter results show IT equipment finance up by 53% compared with Q1 2014.
- Consumer new car finance volumes are up 10% compared with March 2014 and 6% growth in Q1 2015 overall.
- Growth of 10% in consumer finance new business and 5% overall growth in Q1 2015.
- Retail store and online credit grew by 5% in March, with personal loans and credit card new business growing by 4% over the same period.