EEF stated in its 2015 EEF Manifesto that the UK’s growth prospects depend on people being fit, working and productive. Keeping people in work and helping people return to work is very important for the manufacturing sector. It means boosting productivity by getting people back into work as early as is possible, as well as fostering workplace cultures and environments that proactively manage individuals’ health conditions so that all can benefit from lower sickness absence outcomes.
Kensington has completed a £508m securitisation, its second issue in three months. The transaction, known as Gemgarto 2015-1, was priced at 0.95 per cent over Libor and includes £423m of AAA-rated notes. In March, the lender completed a £497m issue. It says it plans to use the £1bn raised from both issues to increase mortgage […]
Trading places You have no doubt noticed that Roger Morris, Precise Mortgages’ sales director, has featured heavily in the diary and photo caption sections of Mortgage Strategy over the past year. Morris spends a huge amount of time visiting brokers up and down the country and is often caught on camera in some weird and […]
Aviva will close three offices following the integration of Friends Life, amid plans to save £225m in costs by the end of 2017. The insurer, who bought the Friends Life business last year, will shut two Friends Life offices and one of its own over the next 18 months. The closures will be in Salisbury, Stretford […]