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Dean Jones takes on role of Leadbay managing director

Dean Jones, former head of, has joined Leadbay as managing director.

He joined, part of, in July 2006 and is understood to have left his role as head of the firm last year to work in the commercial department of

Leadbay’s parent Add Momentum Innovations went into liquidation last December. The lead firm was bought by Mitchell Farrar and relaunched this year.

Mitchell Farrar kept on Leadbay’s former managing director Grant Stevens, who announced in January that the group planned to return the business to its former glory. He works at the firm as a consultant.


Hinckley & Rugby offers two-year deal at 2.59%

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has launched a two-year fixed rate at 2.59% available up to 75% LTV with an arrangement fee of £295 and a completion fee of £695.

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News on rates has been generally good

Good news from Halifax its product transfer and further advance booking system is back. This is useful as for some existing clients it’s worthwhile to stay.

Economic gloom is keeping a lid on property sales

Uncertainty surrounding the economy kept property sales depressed in August, the latest housing market survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors shows. The number of sales per surveyor over the three months to August dipped slightly to an average of 14, taking transactions back to June 2009 levels. Meanwhile, average stocks on surveyors’ books […]

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In Focus: How to choose a flexible benefits provider — seven top tips

Jelf Employee Benefits looks at some of the key considerations employers should think about when reviewing and choosing a flexible benefits provider. Choosing the right benefits for your employees is one thing but delivering a successful employee benefits strategy is about understanding the complete picture and delivering it in a personalised way so that it resonates with each and every individual in your business. 


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