From Jim GillespieThe infamous 0870 telephone numbers are still used by countless life offices, lenders and even networks, despite their unpopularity with the public and brokers. But there is something we can all do to minimise the chances of having to pay 0870 call charges again. Take a look at the excellent website, www.saynoto0870.com. Not only can you find the normal STD telephone number behind the 0870 numbers for thousands of companies registered on the website, you can also add details of companies you know not already listed. For example, Paymentshield’s number is 0870 7594000, but the STD number behind it is 01704 541100, and it also has an 0800 number which is 0800 0322212. If we all use this website and add the information we know about the companies we deal with, we will not have to pay 0870 charges.
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Paymentshield has added home emergency cover and legal expenses cover to its building and contents insurance products. Both additions are free to all new policy holders for the first 12 months from the policy start date. Home emergency covers the repair of damage caused to a clients home following a sudden event which makes the […]
Conti Financial Services is currently celebrating over 11 years as one of the UK’s leading brokers of overseas mortgages. Simon Conn, managing director of CFS says: “we now arrange mortgages in over 30 countries, where over 200 schemes have been negotiated with either local or offshore Lenders, which include a number of exclusive products and […]
The Money Centre has appointed four directors to its team. Lynsey Scrivener has been promoted to marketing director, Wayne Kilby to operations director, Dawn Bower to business development director and Bronya Cluer to finance director.Lynsey Scrivener, previously head of marketing and public relations, has been with The Money Centre since 2000. Joining from a local […]
From Chris Stanfield I have to agree with previous comments on these pages regarding Halifax’s poor service and its amazing invisible lending criteria. In some cases its performance and treatment of applicants and intermediaries is appalling. I submitted an excellent case for a 90% purchase on July 19. I supplied every document stated in the […]
By Denise Wond, Marketing Relationship Manager, Royal London Do you consider yourself lucky? I don’t; I never seem to win a prize in the raffle, if there’s a cancelled train it’s usually the one I’m meant to be on and don’t start me on last year’s holiday. On the other hand, when I think about […]
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