Commercial First has appointed Tom Clark as regional sales manager for its South Central region. He will report to Mark Johnson, head of sales at Commercial First. Clark joins the lender from Northern Rock where he was commercial finance manager for three years.
The Mortgage Times Group has laun-ched a monthly prize initiative called Payam’s Prizes. The competition will see one broker each month win a prize when submitting an application to a guest lender. The prizes up for grabs will change each month, but they could be anything from laptop computers to wide-screen TVs. The guest lender […]
Abacus Permanent has appointed Gavin Treacy as its new head of sales.Treacy brings with him a wealth and depth of experience gained from 15 years in the mortgage industry working in areas including compliance, lending, distribution and also as a successful broker.His many area of responsibility will be continuing to expand and develop Abacus Permanent […]
RBS Intermediary Partners has launched a two-year fixed rate mortgage and is also repricing its range of fixed rate products. There will also be some new rates for the NatWest fixed rate buy-to-let products.The new RBS two-year fixed rate will offer an initial rate of 5.99% and is aimed at first-time buyers, house purchasers and […]
I’ve been discussing the benefits of offset in Mortgage Strategy for a number of weeks but it struck me recently how glad I am that I practice what I preach.
Fiona Tait takes a closer look at the Department for Work & Pensions’ forthcoming review of automatic enrolment In December, pensions minister Richard Harrington announced the scope of the DWP’s forthcoming review of automatic enrolment (AE). The review will look at AE coverage, as well as the current thresholds and age criteria. In other words: […]
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