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Football trophy scheme rewards top performers

On August 30 Woolwich, in conjunction with Mortgage Strategy, will name the first winners of Top of the League, a scheme to reward top-performing intermediaries.

The aim is to recognise two outstanding individuals each month who will be named Player of the Month or Manager of the Month. Top of the

League nominees will have delivered excellent service in their company or community, for colleagues or clients.

Each month Woolwich talent scouts will hunt out star players and managers in all major networks, clubs and companies.

Winners will be presented with the same Barclays Premier League Player or Manager of the Month trophies that football greats receive. They will also get two tickets to a Premier League game of their choice.



Rent-back firms in good shape to help

Back in early 2009 when predictions for repossessions were approaching 100,000 the government set up its own sale-and-rent-back scheme. It named it the Mortgage Rescue Scheme – an emotive term that regulated rent-back firms are banned from using. To date, the scheme has helped 629 home owners stave off repossession. Great news for those who […]

Mervyn King

Rising base rate is still a distant prospect, warns Bank governor

Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England, has warned that interest rates are likely to stay low for the foreseeable future. In a speech to the parliamentary Treasury Committee last week King said there will come a point when the Treasury needs to ease off the accelerator and return the base rate to more […]

Naming a reward programme

Six tips to get your reward programme name right

by Debra Corey, group reward director  Choosing a name isn’t easy. Whether it’s for your new puppy, a bundle of joy or your reward programme, a name determines a first impression – and often a lasting memory. When it comes to your reward programme, the name will determine how your employees feel about it even before […]


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