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L&C looking for 10 more advisers

London & Country is embarking on a recruitment drive that will take its sales force to over 170.

The brokerage is looking for another 10 advisers, after taking on 12 in January. L&C plans to put recruits through an intensive induction programme and train them.

The firm is accepting applications from those with or without experience.

David Hollingworth, mortgage specialist at L&C, says: “Market conditions are tough at the moment but demand for our fees-free advice service remains high so we are keen to recruit the right advisers into the business.”


Brown takes his prayers to the Pope

Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s recent audition with the Pope teased my febrile brain. Was it just something one does as a Prime Minister visiting Rome?

Lord Turner and the Nuremberg defence

Perhaps I’m lucky and have always enjoyed the luxury of believing in what I do and of being able to walk away from a job when I thought that my values were being too sorely tested. That’s why I baulked when I heard the chairman of the Financial Services Authority blaming “political factors” for the […]

Lending through building societies falls to -£491m

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Health Shield joins the Association of Medical Insurance Intermediaries

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