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Access all inspectors

Simply HIP and training and assessment centre SAVA are to offer the property industry access to the largest group of home inspectors and energy inspectors in England and Wales.

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The housing market has always been a vote winner. You only have to think back to the days of MIRAS, the introduction of Right to Buy and Dame Shirley Porter to know how true that is. Little wonder then that Tory leader David Cameron wants to reinvent the Right to Buy market.

Single cover platform for IFAs

Risk Placement Services has acquired the assets of rival Special Risks Bureau to create a single specialist insurance platform for IFAs.

HML appoints managing director

HML has appointed Mark Smith as managing director. He will report to Steve Haggerty, who has been appointed chairman following his promotion to group commercial director of the Skipton.Smith has many years of experience of the financial services industry, most recently, working as chief operating officer for the Retail Banking Division of Barclays, prior to […]

Shut up about interest-only ‘problem’

If you talk an issue up enough it can eventually become a problem and that’s what I fear is going to happen to interest-only mortgages. For at least three years I’ve heard people describing them as a mis-selling scandal waiting to happen.

Three catalysts for European equities

By Rob Burnett, Manager of the Neptune European Opportunities Fund In recent weeks, the bear case for European equities has become more pronounced on the back of weaker-than-expected GDP data and deflation concerns. This softening in economic momentum has led some investors to question whether the ECB is behind the curve and indeed whether it […]

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