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MfB expands team

Mortgage for Business expands staff at business-to-business operation.

Mike Freeman, who previously worked for Mortgage Trust, has been appointed to manage MfB’s mortgage technical desk and deal placement team.

Nick Blunt, head of business partner development at Mortgages for Business, says: “Freeman is an influential addition to the deal placement team and his arrival has already bolstered the deal placement desk significantly.”

Freeman’s previous role included loan application handling, portfolio handling and managing the customer service department.

Recommended links with Complete Mortgage & Loan Services has partnered with mortgage packager and distributor, Complete Mortgage & Loan Services.Under the agreement, Complete will now offer’s bridging loans in addition to its core range of packaged mortgage products. This will increase the availability of bridging loans for brokers throughout England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, who are looking to make their portfolios […]

SMS secures proc fee payments

Solent Mortgage Services has revealed that proc fees earned by brokers will be paid into independent bank accounts and won’t be used as cash flow by the packager.

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Absence management systems gone AWOL from UK’s SMEs, reports Jelf

A quarter (23 per cent)* of the UK’s small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) do not have an absence management system in place, according to new research from Jelf Employee Benefits. Despite 69 per cent* of organisations having a system in place, three-quarters (75 per cent) report that it is not providing them with sufficiently empowering absence or health data to inform an effective wellbeing programme.


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