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Lauren Bagley joins The Right Mortgage & Protection Network

The Right Mortgage & Protection Network has hired Lauren Bagley as its new head of marketing. Bagley, who left mortgage club TMA last month, will be tasked with devising a marketing plan to grow the network, develop its proposition and raise its profile. Managing director Martin Wilson says: “Lauren, is one of the brightest talents […]

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64% of mortgage professionals expect rate rise in H1 2016

Nearly two-thirds of mortgage professionals expect the Bank of England to increase base rate in the first half of next year. A poll of 475 readers by Mortgage Strategy has revealed 36 per cent of the industry expects the Monetary Policy Committee to increase the benchmark rate in the second quarter of 2016. Q1 was […]

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‘Super Thursday’ brings ‘no change’

Just one member of the Monetary Policy Committee voted to increase the base rate at last week’s meeting. The minutes from the meeting show Ian McCafferty voted to increase the base rate by 25 basis points to 0.75 per cent. McCafferty believed the risks of overshooting the Bank’s medium-term inflation target of 2 per cent […]

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HSBC’s profits up 10% despite £731m redress

HSBC’s half-year profits are up 10 per cent at £8.7bn as it sets aside £731m to deal with a raft of ongoing regulatory investigations. The bank posted a pre-tax profit of £7.9bn at the same time last year. Its interim results, published last week, reveal HSBC has made a provision of £731m to cover “settlements […]

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Five ways to make your employee focus group session a success

by Debra Corey, group reward director  You just planned and booked what you thought was the perfect vacation for you and your family. You call everyone together to share the great news and instead of receiving sounds of glee and delight, you receive groans and complaints.Your youngest says: “I hate beaches, didn’t you know that?” (You think to […]

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