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Baroness Andrews to open Milton Keynes construction college

Baroness Andrews has officially opened the Milton Keynes College Construction Centre, where young students learn practical skills in bricklaying, plastering and plumbing.

The college which is a centre of excellence in construction, opened its doors to students in September 2005, thanks to an investment of 990,000 from the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.


Plum adds two more links to its software

Plum Software, has added two links to its software. Legal & General and Transact are the latest links to go live with a further six provider links expected go live soon.By linking directly to providers’ extranets and other financial services, advisers and brokers using Plum Software can obtain the latest fund information for all the […]

TMP expands broker team

The Mortgage Partnership has expanded its broker-focussed team with two staff appointments. Mandy Colclough joins TMP as UK business development manager. Colclough brings with her a wealth of experience in the mortgage industry and will be responsible for UK-wide new and existing business development. Colclough says: I am pleased to be on board at TMP. […]

MGM slashes network by 60 agents

Mortgage Strategy has learned that MGM Assurance, provider of specialist financial services, has dramatically reduced its network by terminating the contacts of an estimated 60 agents. An industry source says MGM has decided to retain an alleged 20 to 30 of its larger firms that generate a lot of life businesses, but is terminating the […]

Black and White appoints director of mortgage operations

National mortgage broker Black and White has appointed Peter Wilson as director of mortgage operations. Wilson has over 19 years industry experience, including seven as general manager of The Mortgage Group. Most recently, he was head of lending at Friendly Loans Pty. Thomas Reeh, chief executive officer at Black and White says: “We are delighted […]

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Health Shield launches new and improved health and wellbeing benefits

As part of its commitment to help even more companies improve employee wellness and productivity, award-winning health cash plan and wellbeing provider Health Shield has announced a raft of new and improved health benefits. From early diagnostics, detection and screening services to rehabilitation and the extension of home care support to parents, Health Shield’s range […]


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