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Mortgage Times induction course proves a hit

The Mortgage Times Group had a successful August induction course for prospective appointed representatives in London recently.

The two-day programme at Jury’s Hotel in the capital was subscribed to capacity, with 48 brokers looking to join the MT network.

MT’s compliance department also gave tuition on the regulatory requirements necessary to operate a successful mortgage network, and on the practical and transparent way in which these are handled at its headquarters.


MBS to reduce member charges

Mortgage Broking Services is to reduce its member charges from October 1. Most regulated mortgages will now have a 40 charge and for insurance contracts there will be a charge of 10% of commission generated.

Mortgages up by 111% at PTFS

Personal Touch Financial Services has released its six months trading figures, showing that mortgages is 111% up on H1 2005.The results also show that group turnover was 35m, 36% up on H1 2005.The network says it is on target to exceed 90m in 2006. It made a profit of 1.1m which is 51% up on […]

Risk Placement Services acquires SRB

Risk Placement Services has acquired the assets of rival Special Risks Bureau to create a single specialist insurance platform for the IFA market.RPS is an independent insurance brokerage established to help find life insurance for people deemed to be ‘special risk’. Like RPS, SRB arranges life insurance for people who fall into the special risk […]

It’s time to ask if the FSA provides value for money

Name and address supplied I have just spent £400 for my accountant to prepare the figures for the half-yearly RMAR for the Financial Services Authority. Once he had compiled the figures I spent a day preparing the rest of the information. I accept the FSA requires certain information but insisting that small firms supply this […]

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Health Shield launches new and improved health and wellbeing benefits

As part of its commitment to help even more companies improve employee wellness and productivity, award-winning health cash plan and wellbeing provider Health Shield has announced a raft of new and improved health benefits. From early diagnostics, detection and screening services to rehabilitation and the extension of home care support to parents, Health Shield’s range […]


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