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Silent partner bought out was launched in December 1999 by Simon Nixon and Duncan Cameron. Originally based in Chester, the price comparison website and its 400-odd staff now have a home in Ewloe, North Wales. Nixon recently bought out silent partner Cameron’s 48% stake.


Paul Hunt quits Platform to join Lehman

Paul Hunt has been appointed as director of marketing at Lehman Brothers’ Mortgage Capital division beginning in September.Hunt leaves his current role as head of marketing at Platform and will report to Guy Batchelor, executive director of sales and marketing at Lehman. He is set begin in September.Batchelor says: “I’m delighted that Paul is joining […]

Concordia offers tracker deals

Concordia has unveiled three exclusive tracker rate products. The first from Abbey is fixed at base rate minus 0.31% with a £1,499 fee and the second from Intelligent Finance is a two-year tracker priced at base rate minus 0.26% with a £1,695 fee. The other is a two-year tracker from Bank of Scotland at base […]

AHIPP appoints new chairman

The Association of Home Information Pack Providers has appointed a new chairman, Martin Willard, to take over from Ian Turner.Willard, who is managing director of MDA Information Products, will be handed the reigns by current chairman Turner of First Title, who has been with the association since it was founded in 2005.His role will be […]

Single premium PPI “not in customer’s best interest” has slammed single premium payment protection insurance policies as “not in the customer’s best interest”.It says stand-alone PPI policies offer customers a credible alternative to expensive lenders own offerings and provide much better value for money.Shane Craig, managing director of, says: “With the Financial Services Authority due to publish a consultation paper this […]


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