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B&B sees share price plunge to 16p

Beleaguered buy-to-let specialist Bradford & Bingley saw its share price plunge to an all-time low of 16.75p in early morning trading today.

The share price plunge comes on the back of B&B’s announcement yesterday that it was axing up to 370 jobs.

At time of writing its share price has regained some ground and is currently hovering at 18.75p.


Having a website is a necessity, not a luxury

On flicking through the general insurance trade press recently I was amazed to read that a third of GI brokers do not have a website and that more than half of them said they had no plans to develop one in the next 12 months.

S&P downgrades B&B

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has downgraded Bradford & Bingley over asset quality concerns within the lender’s buy-to-let and self-cert mortgage book.

US votes against $700bn rescue plan

The US House of Representatives have voted against the $700bn rescue plan that was set to save the US from recession.The proposal to extract toxic debts from the banking system failed by 228 votes to 205 in the Congressional house.Despite falls worldwide and the greatest one-day drop -7% – in the history of the Dow […]

Choose life…

Sarah Scott  – Marketing Consultant, Royal London  This month sees the return of Renton, Sickboy, Begbie and Spud in the sequel to the film Trainspotting. Just over 20 years later, we return to see exactly how life treated the characters whose lifestyle was less than ideal back in 1996. Did they choose a job, choose […]


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