SPECIALIST lender Money Partners has appointed Bob Sturges as director of communications. He will report directly to chief executive Colin Sanders.Sturges has oversight of all communications activity at Money Partners. He will also work closely with sales and marketing director Adam Henry to promote the company at high profile industry events. Sturges has been in the consumer finance industry for more than 25 years. During this time he has held a range of management positions in underwriting, risk assessment, servicing, internal audit and communications departments. Sturges’ previous companies include Lloyds Bowmaker, Nationwide Credit Corporation, Heritable Finance Group and igroup.
From Chris French We have just completed our RMAR. While the industry has gone in for navel-gazing and self flagellation over KFIs, little has been written about the completion by brokers and networks of the RMAR and how this process could be assisted by the product providers. A good start would be for lenders to […]
RESIDENTIAL rents have picked up at their fastest pace in four years, latest research from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors reveals. The RICS’ lettings survey for the quarter to July shows tenant demand for rented property continuing to rise, having held firm over the previous quarter. Demand is strongest for flats as prospective first-time […]
The Scottish Federation of Housing Association has urged the first minister to scrap the current Right to Buy policy.The SFHA want the Scottish Executive policy on Right to Buy changed in order to provide a crucial boost to Scotlands dwindling supply of affordable rented housing. In a letter to the first minister Jack McConnell, the […]
Freedom Lending, the specialist mortgage lender, is broadening its product range with effect from Monday September 12.Products include avery near prime and near prime discounted range up to 90% LTV, bridging the gap between its current prime and adverse ranges.There is a range of Bank Base Rate lifetime trackers – available on prime, self cert, […]
A recent survey of employers, carried out by Jelf Employee Benefits, suggests that many employers intend to utilise the new Fit for Work service in some form as an absence management tool.
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