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KPL joins Trustguard’s second charge panel

Trustguard Credit Services has appointed Kensington Personal Loans to its second charge lending panel.

Trustguard will have access to KPL’s near prime to unlimited adverse range.

Sian Brown, national sales manager at Trustguard, says: “Given that only a handful of packagers will initially have access to KPL products, this appointment is a testament to our extensive distribution and expertise.”


Half-price leads from Paaleads is offering half-price mortgage leads until the end of February across its standard scheme. In 2005 and 2006 over 90% of registered brokers used the promotion, prompting the company to run the offer for a third year.

Inflation prompted rate hike

Rocketing inflation has been blamed for the Bank of England’s shock move last week to increase interest rates by 0.25% to 5.25%.

Skipton to host NI roadshow

Skipton is inviting brokers to a series of roadshows in Belfast and Londonderry. The society recently launched an intermediary lending service in Northern Ireland.The host of the roadshows will be Dave Forrest, Skiptons intermediary sales manager for the area, giving brokers the opportunity to meet their local contact face-to-face.Forrest says: We only very recently announced […]

Base rate rise “no surprise” says Skipton

Skipton says the strength of economic data in December means it comes as no suprise that base rates have been hiked in Janaury, a month earlier than expected. John Goodfellow, chief executive of Skipton, says: “It was previously thought that, were the rate to move, February would be the month it would happen. However, the […]


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