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Survey to focus on FSA regime

Pink Home Loans’ seventh 1000 Index Survey begins today, giving intermediaries the chance to express their opinions on industry issues.

Questions in the survey are based on statutory regulation and aim is to get feedback on on this subject 12 months after M-Day.

Those taking part in the survey will be entered into a draw to win vouchers worth 250.

David Copland, marketing director at Pink, says: “Participation in the surveys has been overwhelming. Brokers know their feedback is instrumental in process improvements and product design at Pink, and it will also appear in several industry publications.”

The index is made up of 1,000 mortgage intermediaries so space is limited. To take part, log on to the Pink website. The survey will be live until October 20.


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