Swift Advances, the Essex-based lender Michael Bolton was rumoured to be joining, is still on the hunt for a chief executive. Despite a number of high profile names being linked with the company, nobody yet has been appointed to the position.Kestrel is the holding company for Swift, a secured consumer loan and residential mortgage business. In May 2004, Alchemy invested 53m to acquire a 73.4% stake in Kestrel.
Nick Robinson, managing director of Intelligent Finance, has been tipped as one of the UK’s top business leaders in 2015. Robinson was nominated by industry figures in The Times, along with Andy Hornby, chief operating officer at HBOS.
Cleaning is the number one source of deposit disputes in the 12 months since the Tenancy Deposit Scheme received its first disagreement to be resolved between landlord and tenant. The scheme, for regulated letting agents and their landlords, went live in May last year, and so it took six months before the end of a […]
Richard Barnett, senior partner of Barnetts Solicitors, has welcomed the legal reforms set out by the Lord Chancellor in the White Paper published on the October 17 2005. Barnet, who is an advocate of change within the profession, says the reforms will pave the way for the industry to become more efficient and create a […]
Britannia has today launched a ten-year fixed rate mortgage at 4.89% with up to 95% LTV. The product will involve a 399 arrangement fee, and an administration fee of 100 will also apply.Paying off the mortgage within the ten-year fixed rate period will incur early repayment charges. The mortgage will be available to first time […]
This week’s Budget looked as if it would be a difficult one for the Chancellor, with disappointing economic numbers and the need to avoid ruffling feathers ahead of June’s in/out referendum. Nevertheless, Mr Osborne did spring a few surprises, including some tax reductions. So how does this budget affect you? If you are – or […]
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