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Breaking news The Hunt is on for Lehman Brothers

Paul Hunt has been appointed as director of marketing at Lehman Brothers’ Mortgage Capital division, beginning in September.

Hunt leaves his current role as head of marketing at Platform and will report to Guy Batchelor, executive director of sales and marketing at Lehmans.

Batchelor says: “I’m delighted that Paul is joining Lehmans. He has a wealth of knowledge, experience and is well suited to taking Lehmans’ multiple intermediary brands strategy forward. I look forward to renewing our working partnership in this sector.”

Recommended launches recruitment drive has launched its self-employed broker offering. The company based in Yorkshire is keen to expand its operations by recruiting quality mortgage advisers nationwide. David Farrell, managing director, says: “We pay brokers 80% of all the commission they generate, it’s fair to say probably the best commission deal in the marketplace. “All the advisers are […]

TML appoints head of mortgages

The Mortgage Lender has appointed Kevin Chapman as head of mortgages at its Whiteley headquarters.Chapman, from Southampton, joins after more than 20 years in the mortgage and consumer credit sectors.TML plans to grow its presence in the mortgage, remortgage and loan sectorswhere its focus will be providing loans for consumers who have previously been refused […]

GHL appoints head of IT

GHL Group has appointed Mike Taylor as head of IT to help steer the network’s focus on e-commerce.Taylor has worked in IT at British Airways and Pearl Assurance and has been appointed to help steer the network’s focus on continuous IT and e-commerce development as part of their overall business strategy. It also also includes […]

It’s important to give brokers choice

Every couple of months, the debate over whether firms should be appointed representatives or directly authorised comes up. Interestingly, at these times views are usually expressed by those organisations that only offer one route or the other.


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