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Beacon appoints sales director

Beacon Homeloans has appointed Clive Willson as sales director.

The sub-prime lender has also appointed Beverley Morris as head of sales.

Andrew Townsend, group managing director at Beacon, says: I am delighted to announce Clive and Bevs appointments to these roles within Beacon Homeloans.

They have both contributed enormously to the development of Beacon Homeloans, and am sure we will see this continue going forward.


Loft conversions the best way to boost home values

Fitting a new kitchen or bathroom is not the most cost-effective way for consumers to increase their properties’ value, research from GE Money Home Lending has found. It claims these kinds of home im-provements do not increase property values as much as estate agents’ top choice, loft conversions. The research shows carrying out loft conversions […]

Spinnaka appointment

Darrell Scholes has joined surveying firm Spinnaka’s management team. Previously he was head of corporate relationships at Ashdown Lyons and spent seven years as a board director with All Types of Mortgages. His responsibilities will include managing Spinnaka’s client relations team.

Kensington appointment

Emma Burke has quit as marketing manager at BM Solutions to join Kensington Mortgages as head of branded communication.

Do you trust your bank when it comes to monitoring your finances?

Two weeks ago, lenders came under fire after Labour MP Jim Cousins accused them of making too many errors with borrowers’ repayments. Auditing firm BankCheck scrutinised 30 mortgage accounts and found they all contained mistakes in the bank or building society’s favour.

So this week Mortgage Strategy asks: Do you trust your bank when it comes to monitoring your finances?


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