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Coaching Platform now called Focus Solutions

The Coaching Platform, a financial services training consultancy and part of Focus Solutions Group, will trade under the brand name Focus Solutions from now on.


Deficit will push up mortgage costs

The Association of Mortgage Inter-mediaries has warned that the budget deficit will continue to drive up the cost of mortgage lending. It says the size of the deficit will require a squeeze on public spen-ding and a widening of the tax net, if not an increase in tax. AMI predicts that gross mortgage lending will […]

Alexander Hall is optimistic despite losing £1m in 2009

Alexander Hall Associates has filed its annual results for the year ending December 31 2009, showing the brokerage made a £1.1m loss, but it expects to break even in 2010. This compares with a £126,057 profit in 2008. Alexander Hall is one of two firms in the Foxtons Group. It saw turnover decrease by 56% […]


Well hung, possibly drawn, but not quartered

As expected we have our first Hung Parliament since 1974 and if every party leader was honest, each one of them would admit to being very disappointed.


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