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Aldermore announces new head of omnichannel

Aldermore has hired Jon Cooper to work as head of omnichannel, where he will be charged with securing sales through brokers and other channels.

Cooper, who will work within the specialist lender’s retail mortgage business, can count on over 30 years’ experience in financial services, including stints at NatWest and RBS, with his most recent being at the Co-operative Bank, where he worked as head of branch, mortgage and business banking.

Of the appointment, Aldermore director of mortgages Damian Thompson comments: “[Jon’s] experience of producing outstanding financial results and customer engagement complements the bank’s approach of nurturing a culture that puts intermediaries and customers at the heart of everything we do.”

Cooper adds: “I cannot wait to play my part in the next chapter supporting more intermediaries and customers and growing our mortgage business.”


Aldermore makes changes to resi and BTL propositions

Aldermore has announced a series of changes to its residential and buy-to-let mortgages propositions. For residential mortgages, the specialist lender has reduced the minimum valuation for ex-public sector property outside of Greater London that it will lend on from £150,000 to £100,000  and increased the maximum property land size from three to six acres. Regarding […]

Aldermore appoints Thompson as director of retail mortgages

Specialist bank Aldermore has appointed Damian Thompson as its new director of retail mortgages. Thompson (pictured) has worked in financial services for 27 years, including roles at HBOS, Principality and Newcastle Building Society and has been working at Aldermore in an interim position prior to taking on the director of retail mortgages role. In July, it […]


Aldermore launches new buy-to-let product for individual landlords

 Aldermore has launched a new buy-to-let remortgage product for individual landlords.  This product is only available to landlords with multiple properties, provided they are all single residential units. This is a five-year fixed rate deal, with rates starting from 3.48 per cent for loans up to  75 per cent LTV. This rate increases to 3.78 […]


Minimal compliance: Is it enough?

Along with global legal practice Eversheds Sutherland, we look at why employers may want to do more than simply meet the legal minimum in terms of their auto-enrolment duties. Our new policy paper — ‘Automatic enrolment and the law – how far do employers’ duties extend?’ — summarises current minimum duties of employers to enrol […]


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