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Pink isn’t the only one that has been raising money for a good cause. Wriglesworth and his merry crew of PR gurus have teamed up to complete Vertical Rush in aid of Shelter and have raised £1,000 so far.

The event involves running up to the top of Tower 42 – the tallest building in the City of London. Mole wonders if Vertical Rush could become the latest fad in the City, as more office space is left deserted.

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I’m a non-executive director for the Mortgage Times Group and am working with some venture capitalist companies on start-ups. Other than that I like skiiing, sailing, generally relaxing and enjoying my retirement.

Broker fined for failing to control ARs

The Financial Services Authority has fined Blackburn insurance broker Aspray Limited £21,000 for failings in control of its appointed representatives and for misleading both its clients and the FSA.Aspray, which specialises in managing insurance claims for property repairs, did not maintain appropriate systems and controls for the recruitment, training and monitoring of its ARs.Aspray also […]

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Royal Bank of Scotland Intermediary Partners is hosting a roadshow programme featuring keynote speakers from Countrywide and Openwork.

Time to take a leaf out of Rafa’s book

I have just watched the mighty Liverpool FC stuff Real Madrid 4-0 and after reflecting on the glory that is Rafael Benitez, I wondered what could be learnt from Liverpool’s recent string of successes and applied to the mortgage market.

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The lucky ones

By Denise Wond, Marketing Relationship Manager, Royal London Do you consider yourself lucky? I don’t; I never seem to win a prize in the raffle, if there’s a cancelled train it’s usually the one I’m meant to be on and don’t start me on last year’s holiday. On the other hand, when I think about […]

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