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ASA upholds complaint against housing association

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against housing association Notting Hill Genesis, deeming an advertisement regarding shared ownership ‘misleading’. The complaint focused on the featured text “I own a two-bedroom apartment and pay less per month than my friends pay to rent a room in a flatshare.” This, the complainant argued, was misleading […]

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Primis launches marketing portal for brokers

Primis has launched a new portal that it says will assist brokers in their marketing efforts. The service will allow members brokers to browse in-house materials across mortgage, protection and general insurance products. In addition, the portal will provide brand services, bespoke solutions and promotional merchandise, says the network. It adds that new materials will […]

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London Money announces new West Yorkshire office

London Money, part of the Money Group, has announced a new joint venture in the shape of West Yorkshire Money, which will sit alongside sister company South Yorkshire Money. The firm adds that Adele Forbes has been appointed as director, who brings 21 years’ experience of the role, having worked at Deutsche Bank, Halifax, YBS, […]

Keystone appoints new BDM

Keystone Property Finance has hired Louise Roderick-Smith (pictured) as a new business development manager. She will be covering the Midlands alongside the four external BDMs and three business support managers who currently operate in the area. Roderick-Smith brings over 15 years of financial services experience to the table, most recently having worked at Amicus, where […]

CLS Money launches hybrid broker service

CLS Money has launched a new hybrid broker service called Talk Mortgages. The services allows customers to arrange a video call with a mortgage adviser or book an appointment to do so at a later date. The launch follows a trial period of six months. CLS Money founder Clayton Shipton (pictured) comments: “We have older […]

Five things you should know about… Embracing technology

Embracing technology By Jeremy Duncombe, director of intermediary distribution, Accord Mortgages 1. Know your lenders, not just what the sourcing system tells you. All lenders have differences in policy, service, rates and risk appetite. A good broker should be familiar with these as it will help you to properly explain and advise your client on which […]