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Monetary Policy Committee’s Bank base rate decision

A Bank of England base rate hike may just give the mortgage industry an injection of life so will the MPC answer brokers’ prayers? Don’t hold your breath. l Minutes of MPC meeting published

Minutes of MPC meeting published

Whatever the MPC’s decision on August 8 you can find out how the committee reached its conclusion when the Bank releases the minutes.

Bank unveils latest lending data

There have been some signs of improvement in the market recently but how much of an impact have they had? Find out as the Bank reveals all. l Nationwide’s house price index released

Nationwide’s house price index released

The Land Registry claims house prices are similar to where they were in the summer of 2006. See if the data reflects this.

Top of the League launch
Woolwich, in conjunction with Mortgage Strategy, is launching Top of the League to reward high-performing brokers. Tickets to a Barclays Premier League football match will be up for grabs, along with other prizes.


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Reassuringly focused on claims

By Ross Jackson, senior protection marketing manager We’re sure you’ll have heard your customers say ‘But insurance companies don’t pay claims’ when giving a reason for not wanting to take out protection. In fact, our State of the Protection Nation research showed that 27 per cent of consumers asked didn’t think protection providers paid out […]


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