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Legal firm goes international

To coincide with last week’s Mortgage Expo, Goldsmith Williams launched a sister company to work exclusively in the international market. The company which will be branded Goldsmith Williams Overseas is dedicated to all aspects of the international market and will offer exclusive services designed to benefit introducers and their clients.

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Bank of Ireland reveals profit before tax up 28%

The Bank of Ireland has revealed in its interim results for the half year up to September 30 a 28% increase in profit before tax.Basic earnings per share were up 30% and underlying earnings per share were up 10%. Brian Goggin, group chief executive for the Bank of Ireland, says: “This has been an excellent […]

Bucking the trend of poor service is a bold strategy

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The equity release sector faces significant challenges in the year ahead but is in good shape to meet them thanks to its trade body, says Jon King

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