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Pink extends loans campaign

Pink Home Loans has extended its secured loans commission enhancement campaign until the end of August.

Free legals on SPML deals

Emhas launched free legals on all Southern Pacific Mortgage Limited sub-prime remortgages across England and Wales.

Beacon fills top sales roles

Beacon Homeloans has appointed Clive Willson as sales director and Beverley Morris as head of sales. Last week, radio guru Paul Lewis warned that there is a conflict of interest when financial advisers receive commission from lenders that also charge fees. Lewis says that although not all brokers will be swayed by commission, some will and this is in conflict with their status as advisers.

So, this week Mortgage Strategy asks…


Calculate the benefits of insurance

I’m one of the loudest critics of the size of the Financial Services Authority’s annual budget and its lack of concern for the cost of regulation, so I was delighted to see its recent announcement on annual fees.

IFS wants TCF qualifications

The IFS School of Finance has called on financial advisers to consider gaining qualifications in the Treating Customers Fairly initiative to meet the Financial Services Authority’s expectations.

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.

Lloyds TSB texts to keep consumers informed

Lloyds TSB has launched a mobile text service for customers that aims to take the stress out of the home buying process.The free service gives customers updates on their mortgage applications through regular text messages to their mobile phones.Customers applying for new mortgages through Lloyds TSB branches or by telephone will receive text alerts when […]


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