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Ed Payne to join SPPL

Lehman Brothers Mortgage Capital Businesses has appointed Ed Payne as head of sales at Southern Pacific Personal Loans.

Payne was formerly head of corporate accounts at Halifax, and will run the SPPL sales force from August, reporting to Guy Batchelor, executive director of sales and marketing.

Batchelor, says: “The secured loans market is an important part of our multi-brand strategy and I am pleased to be adding to the SPPL team with Ed’s appointment.

“He has invaluable experience in the lending arena and will strengthen our proposition as we continue to develop innovative and competitive products alongside the highest levels of service and commitment to packagers.”


A case of the haves and the have nots

Forget the North-South thing – the UK is now divided between those with houses and the growing numbers who can’t afford them and Whitehall must act before things get worse, says Mel Dring

Abbey reprices fixed rates

Abbey has repriced its fixed rates with two-year fixed rates from 5.49% through its intermediary arm.Five-year fixed rates are now available from 6.14% through all channels.Nici Audhlam-Gardiner, head of mortgages at Abbey, says: “These recent rate changes are in line with the market and Abbey remains competitive, especially in the broker market. “The changes today […]

Astra’s rising star is new MD Graham Toy

Norwich & Peterborough has appointed Graham Toy as head of commercial and intermediary lending and managing director of its subsidiary, Astra Mortgages.Toy joins N&P from Abbey, where he was deputy head of commercial lending. Prior to joining Abbey, he worked at Barclays, where his more recent roles included area director for Dorset, Devon and Essex.David […] established in 2002 was established in 2002. It is the exclusive retailer of leads sourced from but also sources leads from other leading UK websites.


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