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Spicerhaart offers starting positions to New Leaf mortgage advisers

Spicerhaart Financial Services has unveiled a partnership with training providers, New Leaf Group, to offer job opportunities to newly-trained advisers.

Steve Cox, operations director of Spicerhaart Financial Services, says: “We are delighted to have teamed up with New Leaf and the deal will assist with our drive to expand the number of advisers at Spicerhaart Financial Services.

“We see this as an excellent opportunity to meet our expansion targets as well as providing a solid career path for newly qualified mortgage advisers.”

Mark Hobbs, chief executive officer of New Leaf Group, says: “This partnership offers another opportunity for our clients to obtain relevant qualifications within a structured career path.

“Not all of our candidates are looking to build their own financial services practice and through our association with Spicerhaart we are able to offer the prospect of employment within an estate agency based financial services environment.”


Top broker turns to renting

A top London broker has bailed out of the property market in favour of renting until the market stabilises.James Rodea, director at Savills Private Finance, recently put his two-bedroom flat in the St John’s Wood area of London on the market and is renting a flat with his wife and son for at least a […]

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Dear Delia I have a client who is looking to purchase a large Victorian house that has been converted into five self-contained flats. He confirms that planning permission is in place and building regulations have been certified. However, there is no separate legal title for each unit. While my client could obtain separate leaseholds, he is reluctant to incur the costs of doing so. Are there any lenders that would help?

TML appoints head of mortgages

The Mortgage Lender has appointed Kevin Chapman as head of mortgages at its Whiteley headquarters.Chapman, from Southampton, joins after more than 20 years in the mortgage and consumer credit sectors.TML plans to grow its presence in the mortgage, remortgage and loan sectorswhere its focus will be providing loans for consumers who have previously been refused […]

M Harborough gets new CEO

Market Harborough has appointed Mark Robinson as chief executive officer, replacing Philip Dearing who announced his departure in February to join Mutual One. Robinson comes from rival society Cumberland where he was general manager.

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Preparing for the changes to the pensions market

As more and more providers start to reveal their stance on the charge cap and removal of commission and active member discount pricing, we thought it would be worthwhile to look at what these are, and the steps businesses should be taking to prepare for this.


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