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Not-so in the pink

Pink Home Loans is treating its top Diamond Club achievers to a trip to Chepstow Races with luxury accommodation and the opportunity to play golf at the hotel’s championship golf course.

Not bad, Mole thought, considering we are in a recession – that was until he uncovered that last year’s trip was to Las Vegas.

David Copland, managing director of Pink, says although it is not able to take its Diamond Club as far afield as it has done previously, it still feels it is essential to recognise the support its ARs have given it. How times have changed.


RPI drops to lowest rate since 1960

Depreciation in house prices and lower mortgage payments led to the Retail Prices Index falling to 0.1% in January, the lowest rate since 1960.

God, Gordon and the final reckoning

Gordon Brown’s recent audition with the Pope teased my febrile brain. Was it just something one does as a UK Prime Minister visiting Rome? His predecessor Tony Blair had done something similar but he then went on to embrace Catholicism, so had Teflon Tony set a precedent? Who knows, in his hour of darkness our […]

uSwitch teams up with EDGE

Enterprise Group, provider of EDGE mortgage system, has announced that another branded version of its consumer proposition has gone live, this time with comparison service


Employer iPMI responsibilities could continue to escalate, says Jelf

New laws in Dubai will put the burden of providing international private medical insurance (iPMI) firmly on the shoulders of the employer in order to maintain the country’s leading healthcare facilities. With 10,000 UK nationals having moved to the country since 2007 and only 16.5 per cent of the total 8.2 million people living there being Emiratis, Jelf Employee Benefits believes this move was inevitable and employer responsibilities could continue to escalate in future.


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