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Employment fell in early 2007

The employment rate fell sharply in the three months to April this year. The number of people in work during that period was 29,01 million – down 10,000 over the quarter but up 87,000 compared with the same time last year.


GMAC sees best day of business

GMAC-RFC says June 13 was its best day of business, with over £150m worth of applications submitted.The lender says buy-to-let has been its biggest growth area, with double the amount of business coming in.Jeff Knight, director of marketing at GMAC-RFC, says: “If we continue to achieve these volumes, we will be in for another record […]

C2 bosses buy stake in Mortgage Mosaic

David Wylie and Justin Caffrey, the proprietors of c2-financial, have ac-quired a minority shareholding in Mortgage Mosaic, the firm that operates Mosaic Mortgage Club.The shareholding was bought for an undisclosed sum.Mortgage Mosaic designs mortgage compliance and customer management software systems. The firm’s mortgage club has nearly 500 directly authorised broker members.BDMs from c2 and Mortgage […]

Nine in 10 brokers say edeus call centre is best

Nine out of 10 brokers surveyed by edeus found its call centre to be better than those of other lenders in the market.All of those questioned said their call was answered within a matter of seconds.Eight out of ten brokers considered the call centre team members to be extremely professional, helpful and friendly, and 95% […]

Recruitment boss for Connells

The Connells Group has appointed Georgina Morley as mortgage services recruitment manager. Morley will supervise mortgage services vacancies in the company.


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