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Legal & General wins RoSPA award

Legal & General was recently awarded the Commercial and Business Services Sector Award 2004 presented by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents at its 48th annual awards ceremony.

Legal & General received the award for demonstrating four years of continuously improving health and safety performance with a high standard of safety policy and commitment.

David Walker, awards manager at RoSPA, says: “Legal & General has demonstrated an excellent health and safety management system, and is a fine example to other companies in the UK. RoSPA would like to see more organisations following its lead.”

Bryan Taylor, health and safety coordinator at Legal & General, says: “We are delighted to be recognised for our ongoing commitment to improving and encouraging best practice in health and safety management.”


HBOS welcomes savings regime announcement

HBOS has welcomed yesterday&#39s announcement from the Treasury about a new long-term savings regime for the UK. HBOS believes that a 1.5% annual charge is realistic and will undoubtedly increase the level of competition within the savings industry. More transparency and more competition is good news for customers. It will give a greater number of […]

Kent Reliance appoints Rob Procter as deputy chief executive

Kent Reliance has announced the appointment of Rob Procter as deputy chief executive and a member of the main board. As head of lending, Kent Reliance says Procter has been instrumental in the comprehensive revision of the society&#39s lending policy and product range. He established Kent Reliance&#39s commercial lending and buy-to-let teams and is also […]

First Active joins Genesis Direct lending panel

Genesis Home Loans has become one of the first firms to appoint First Active to its lender panel for its direct submission service, Genesis Direct. This means First Active will offer its products to intermediaries via Genesis&#39 direct submission route. The Royal Bank of Scotland-owned brand is launching with two low rate mortgages: a two-year […]

Halifax to increase SVR by 0.25%

Halifax will be increasing its standard variable rate from 6.25% to 6.50% following the recent Bank of England base rate rise. The increase for existing borrowers will come into effect at the same time as the increase in savings rates on July 1. Tracker mortgage customers will also see an increase in rates, again effective […]


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