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Rees takes M2000 PR role

Mortgage 2000 has appointed Lynne Rees as head of corporate communications.

The role will involve PR for all areas of the Mortgage 2000 proposition. Rees has been with the company for over six years and will continue to report directly to managing director Sean Hornsby.


No MCOB rethink yet, says FSA

The Financial Services Authority says it has no plans to review the Mortgages Conduct of Business rules despite calls from the Intermediary Mortgage Lender’s Association to do so. Speaking at the IMLA annual dinner last week, Tim Dawson, chairman of IMLA, called on the FSA and the industry to review MCOB in 2006. Dawson says: […]

IMLA calls for FSA review of MCOB

Speaking at the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Associations annual dinner last night, chairman Tim Dawson called on the Financial Services Authority to review the Mortgage Conduct of Business.Dawson says: “The FSA with the help of the industry should take the opportunity in 2006 to undertake a review into the workings of MCOB, looking at ways it […]

Abbey launches two year fixed rate mortgage

Abbey launches a new two-year fixed rate mortgage today, exclusively forintermediaries, at just 4.29%.The product, which is available to remortgagers only, has a 499 fee that can be added to the loan. Highlights include 75% loan to value, and the remortgage solution package includes free valuation for mortgage purposes (max 1,100) and free legal fees, […]

BM Solutions launch sub-prime range

BM Solutions today launched a sub-prime generic range.Offering 45 revitalised deals, the range empowers brokers to satisfy sub-prime cases.Products in the sub-prime range include near prime 5.69% two year fixed at 90% LTV, and near prime 5.89% three year tracker at 90% LTV with free valuation and 500 cash back. Products in the Sub-Prime Self-Cert […]


Employers fined £52,500 for auto-enrolment failings

By Jamie Clark, Business Development Manager The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has taken the step of naming and shaming employers that have been served County Court Judgments (CCJs) for non-payment of auto-enrolment fines. We take a look at what this means for employers, their employees and advisers Shamed into action? Sixty-four employers have been served CCJs […]


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