Privacy Policy

Step-Up Finance believes in protecting the personal information that you provide us with.

We are committed to complying with the following seven principles:

  • What personal information we collect about you
  • Who is collecting this personal information
  • How the information we collect about you is used
  • With whom might the information be shared
  • What choices we provide you with regarding the collection, use, and distribution of the information
  • The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under the control of Step-Up Finance
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information

This website complies with all UK National laws and requirements for user privacy.
If you have any questions regarding this statement, you should contact Step-Up Finance by email. If you do not receive a reply within three working days, telephone 01379 644061.

Contact & Communication
Personal information you provide will not be passed to any third-party organization for marketing purposes. Information submitted is used to answer any questions or queries you may have and provide you with further information. Your information is then destroyed. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure email submission process, but we advise users that contact is at their own discretion. It is entirely up to you as to whether you choose to provide us with any personal information. If you choose not to, we simply may not be able to assist you.

Use of Cookies
Cookies are used to improve your experience of the site. Cookies are small files saved on your computers’ hard drive, or other mobile devices, that track, save and store information about your interaction with this website. If you subsequently want to stop the use of cookies from this website, use the security settings of your browser to reject cookies. We also allow certain third-party cookies, such as Google, to use analytical and temporary tracking cookies on our website to log the areas of the site that are visited most frequently.

Email Updates
Occasionally an email update to inform you of products, or other information about Step-Up Finance you might find helpful, might be sent to you. You can contact us via email at any time at your own discretion. Subscribers are given the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed in the footer of such email.

External Links
We can’t guarantee or verify the contents of any external links. You should note that you click on any such links at your own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms
Step-Up Finance will never ask for personal or sensitive information through our social media platforms and would always ask that you contact us by telephone to discuss any sensitive information.

Changes to our Privacy Notice
We keep our Privacy Notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This Privacy Notice was last updated on 15/12/2021.


Step-Up Finance is the trading name of Michael R Hird, Authorized and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The Financial Services Register number is 303044. The FCA does not regulate some investment mortgage contracts.
The Financial Conduct Authority is the principal regulatory body for Financial Services in the UK. They can be contacted at The Financial Conduct Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HS Tel: 020 7066 1000, or by visiting their website