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KGB launches sub-prime helpline

KGB Packaging has launched a sub-prime helpline for brokers. The service will offer information and suggestions to brokers having difficulty placing sub-prime cases. The helpline will be headed by Magnus Duke, director at KGB.

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Bankhall appoints GlobalExpense to manage employee claims

Bankhall has appointed GlobalExpense to manage the whole of its employee expense claims process.Bankhall typically pays £300,000 in employee expenses every year, mainly for vehicle cost claims and travel expenses.Darren Veevers, finance director, at Bankhall says: “Purely in terms of the cost reduction we’ve made, GlobalExpense has been worth it.” “We’ve probably saved the time […]

Secured loans bonus for brokers

Swift Advances has launched a summer bonus for brokers, with an additional 1% being paid on unregulated secured loan cases until the end of July.

House prices rose faster in April

Annual house price inflation rose to 11.3% in April from 10.9% in March, statistics from the Department for Communities and Local Government reveal. Between March and April there was a rise of 1.2% in the prices of properties bought compared with a smaller rise of 0.8% over the same period last year. Annual house price […]

Who cares?

By Tracey Dickson, marketing consultant There are almost 7 million carers in the UK – that’s around 10 per cent of the population who provide unpaid care for a disabled, seriously ill or older loved one.1 But according to a report from the charity Carers UK, 20 per cent of people providing 50 hours or more of care […]

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