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No more women in bras please

From Carole Colyer-Worsell

As a female reader of your publication, I am writing to protest at the inclusion of titillating photos of women, which seem to be a regular feature. I am not interested in seeing other women in their bras.

Your publication is supposed to be a serious journal for mortgage practitioners – are you implying that most of your readers are slimy old men who would rather read The Sun?

Mortgage brokers have a poor enough reputation as it is. Please show some respect to your female readers.

Carole Colyer-Worsell

By email


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