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Image change to build business

The Finance Planning Group has adopted a fresh image aimed at growing business across all areas of the group. The new corporate identity combined with an integrated marketing plan is intended to provide a platform to raise awareness and build a proposition to attract new customers.

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SmartNewHomes.com fears for market’s future

SmartNewHomes.com says the Bank of England’s decision to rise the interest rate could prove bad for the market.David Bexon, managing director of SmartNewHomes.com, says: “The 0.25% rise was a dangerous decision and could prove extremely detrimental to the market. The Bank of England would have been well advised to listen to recent calls from industry […]

Money Partners launches direct-to-broker brand

Money Partners has revealed the total acquisition of Residential 1 in order to launch into the direct-to-broker market through direct channel brand Money Partners Touch.Money Partners Touch is the new direct-to-broker operation of Money Partners dedicated to non-packaging brokers, introducers and IFAs. Operating out of Bromley, south London, it will provide introducers and advisers with […]

Helpline to aid consumers with debt problems

The Regional Money Helpline, a telephone and web-based advisory service designed to help UK consumers get to grips with debt, will launch Monday November 13 2006.TRMH initially expects call volumes in the region of 200,000 to 250,000 calls a year and launches with the capacity to handle up to 460,000 calls with plans to expand […]

Nationwide reports 34% increase in gross residential lending

Nationwides half-year results show gross residential lending was up 34% to 14.5bn from the corresponding period last year.Net lending was up almost 50% to 5.9bn, the number of mortgage sales were up 17%, and the society appeared in mortgage best buy tables 272 times between April and September 2006.The results show that Nationwide’s three month […]

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Company sick pay – new findings

Research by insurer LV= suggests that some 11 million employees in the UK have no company-paid sick leave entitlement. So if an employee from within the above grouping cannot work through illness or injury for any period of time, their only income would likely be that provided by state benefits alone.

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