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Bolton leads bidding for Kylie concert tickets

Kylie, as an ambassador for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, has reserved the tickets for her concert on January 5 next year at Wembley Arena.

Bolton says: “Kylie is such a fantastic star and this is such a worthy cause, how could edeus not put in an offer?”

Ian Balfour, sales and marketing director at SMS, says: “I’m really pleased that Michael has made such a generous offer but it would be great if another lender got the upper hand for a change.”

Bid by emailing by November 26.


If Paymentshield lives by the sword it will die by the sword

From Lee Martin I read with interest Harry Katz’s recent letter in which he sounded off like a fully-fledged member of the Paymentshield appreciation society in response to Eddie Royce’s earlier questioning of Paymentshield’s attitude towards terminating trail commission when an adviser closes its agency or retires. Everyone in this industry who uses Paymentshield knows […]

October housing market buoyant says NAEA

The overall national picture for the property market in October showed a buoyant market place in advance of interest rate rises, reveals the National Association of Estate Agents. However, it warns the national story is being led by the South East, whilst other regions are reporting a slow down in activity. The vast regional differences […]

Straw slams Farepak for blaming HBOS

Commons leader Jack Straw has slammed shamed Farepak owner Sir Clive Thompson after he blamed the fall of the Christmas hamper firm on HBOS.Sir Clive was quoted to have said that HBOS were hanging the firm out to dry. Straw deemed this comment shameless as Farepak were well aware of their financial difficulties even though […]

It’s a Mini-adventure

Visitors to the Mortgage Strat-egy stand at this year’s Mortgage Business Expo had the chance to win a brandnew Mini Cooper courtesy of Platform. The Mini Cooper was won by Diane Moore, group relationship manager at BDS Mortgage Group. Our picture shows Richard Beardshaw, sales director of Platform, Diane Moore and Mortgage Strategy editor Robyn […]


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