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The Cheshire opens flagship branch in Manchester

The Cheshire is opening a flagship branch in Manchester this week.

The branch contains video conferencing facilities, web access to associated websites, a mobile computer and a self service area for balance enquiries.

Jason Gaunt, marketing director of The Cheshire, says: “Manchester is a fantastic place to live and work. It is attracting more and more people into its centre.

“Manchester is also at the heart of our North West network, so it makes perfect sense for us to have a city branch and bring with us our own brand of mutuality and customer service that is enjoyed by so many around the region.”


FSA to crack down on unauthorised GI business.

In a speech in New York last night, John Tiner, chief executive at the Financial Services Authority, pledged to crack down on unauthorised general insurance intermediation business.He says the FSA has already been taking measures to crack down on unauthorised business in the mortgage market and will continue to do this in the insurance field.He […]

Wriglesworth predicts mixed year for 2005

Hometrack’s housing economist John Wriglesworth has predicted that stability will return to the housing market in 2005.Wriglesworth says: “This year has been a roller coaster year for house prices. “The first six months saw continued price rises before the market turned in July. “By November, Hometrack had reported a 0.6% decrease in house prices, the […]

Knight Funding launches new website

Knight Funding has launched its new website that now caters for the needs of mortgage brokers using its packaging service, and gives access to its regulated division that handles introducer-only business. The website has been designed and built by Wiltshire-based web designer Empass and includes many new features. Among these are online case tracking for […]


Guide: day-to-day tasks ​— can your system manage?

This guide from Johnson Fleming will take you through the required communication and also give ideas for additional actions that will ensure your auto-enrolment project is a success. As well as highlighting what is required from a system to ensure it is up to the tasks, an overview of the following is also provided: data validation; data categorisation; employee communication; opt-in process; opt-out process; produce contribution schedule; contribution reconciliation process; upload of member data to pension provider; upload contribution to pension provider; manage salary sacrifice process; enrolment process; re-enrolment process; and management of increased employee queries.


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