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MEX bolsters distribution team

Mortgage Express has increased its mortgage distribution team by appointing a new national sales head and 12 UK-wide managers.

Claire Ridgewell, who has been with Mortgage Express for 12 years, has been appointed to the new position of head of national sales.

Four new regional managers are to be appointed, representing North, South, Central and London regions.

In addition, eight new business development managers are being recruited to bolster national coverage and invest further in the London region.

Adrian Scott, director of mortgage distribution at Mortgage Express, says: Business has been growing well, so I have expanded the team to ensure that brokers are provided with the standard of service and support they expect from Mortgage Express.


Cheshire branch gets star treatment

The Manchester branch of the Cheshire on Cross Street became a film studio for the day as ITV Granada filmed scenes for an upcoming comedy-drama The Good Samaritan.The show, starring Shane Richie, even included a branch staff member as an extra in the scenes due out next year. Sue Davies, manager at the Cross Street […]

South-West prices boosted by internal migration

The South-West of England has had the largest net gain from internal migration over the past decade contributing to rapid house inflation in the region, reveals research from Halifax. The research shows over 300,000 more people have moved to the South-West from elsewhere in the UK than have left to live in another region, boosting […]

A&L complies with Basel II

Alliance & Leicester says it has become the first UK bank to comply with Basel II regulations.Basel II, which imposes regulatory capital requirements to lending risks, will be imposed upon most lenders next year but smaller banks and building societies are looking to comply now.Only Norwich & Peterbrough and A&L have so far been given […]


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