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Home & County manager wins Aston Martin for a year

Paymentshield named Nicola Wood, manager of Home & County, winner of its Aston Martin competition last week.

The competition, held in conjunction with Mortgage Strategy, ran from July 2008 to December 2008, with every broker who submitted 10 general insurance cases supporting remortgage cases to Paymentshield entered into a draw. Each month a broker won a weekend stay at Gleneagles Hotel before the overall winner – Wood was picked to drive the car for a year.

Sandy MacPherson, sales director at Paymentshield, says: “The aim was to bring home to brokers how much extra commission income they could make by selling GI products.”


Lenders must be pressured to lend

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BDS optimistic as applications rise

BDS Mortgage Group says there is still mileage in the packaging market, as the firm reported a rise in enquiries and packaged applications for February.

Could Proptech revolutionise construction?

By Rebecca Murphy, relationship manager, LendInvest  The construction sector offers enormous potential when considering the implication emerging technologies could have on both existing processes and final results. While the completion of an entirely 3D-printed office block may be ‘sexier’ news than a new smart toolbelt that tracks the wearer’s location on site, each area of development […]


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