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Eligible appoints new sales director

Eligible, a technology firm that aims to automate customer retention, has hired Hemel Shah (pictured) as sales director.

Shah, who has worked in the financial industry for over eight years, previously held positions at London & County Mortgages and most recently as a partner at John Charcol.

In his new role, he will focus on the development of new B2B relationships.

Shah comments: “The market has been inundated with technology that focuses on digitising the sales process but retaining the client relationship has been overlooked.

“I look forward to working with client focused businesses that are passionate about building great client relationships.”

Eligible chief executive Rameez Zafar adds: “Hemel’s experience in the mortgage industry, gives us vital input to create solutions that generate immediate value for the business whilst being simple and easy to use.

“Hemel is here to help us bridge the gap between our technology and what brokers want.”



John Charcol directors quit to set up wealth management firm

John Charcol sales director Peter Williams and marketing director Ben Larkin have  left to set up a wealth management firm. The new firm will be called Firmitas Financial Services and will be part of St. James’s Place. Larkin and Williams sold their Southampton call centre operations Simply Finance Group and Simply Loans to John Charcol […]

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What is a lifetime lease purchase?

Lifetime lease purchase deals involve raising finance but not on current properties. Rather, they are taken out when consumers move home. They are called lifetime lease schemes. Although not identical to sell-and-rent-back options, they are unregulated too. Lifetime leases are designed for clients who want to move but either cannot afford to or don’t want […]

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Johnson Fleming set to host webinar on auditing auto-enrolment schemes

With 23 auto-enrolment compliance notices issued by the Pensions Regulator, and an evolving legislative landscape meaning previously compliant schemes may now be in breach of regulation, now is the time to think about auditing your auto-enrolment scheme. Johnson Fleming is hosting a webinar on 9 October at 11:00 on how to audit your scheme to ensure compliance, avoid breaches and fines and overcome data issues.


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