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Commission-only brokers wanted

Affordable-mortgages.co.uk is looking for self-employed brokers to work on a commission-only basis. It passes on 80% of all commission to its brokers, who get free access to sourcing systems.

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Godiva Mortgages, the specialist lending subsidiary of Coventry, is launching a range of credit impaired mortgages without early repayment charges.Borrowers with credit problems will be able to choose from a range of flexible trackers and fixed rates in the near prime, extra light and light adverse categories. All the products offer a free valuation and […]

Wave goodbye to Freedom

Eleven months after Freedom Lending was bought by US investment giant Merrill Lynch the firm has finally unveiled its new name – Wave.The lender has had 12 months since it was officially sold by former parent Freedom Finance to Merrill on July 26 2006, to come up with a new name and brand.Colin Snowden, chief […]

L&E poised to launch into Irish mortgage market

London & European is on the cusp of launching into the Irish market in anticipation of a boom in remortgaging activity across the Irish Sea.Last week, the title insurance and conveyancing firm un-veiled plans to launch op-erations in the Republic of Ireland, where it aims to gain an edge by offering its services more cheaply […]

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EEF/Jelf Employee Benefits Sickness Absence Survey 2015

EEF stated in its 2015 EEF Manifesto that the UK’s growth prospects depend on people being fit, working and productive. Keeping people in work and helping people return to work is very important for the manufacturing sector. It means boosting productivity by getting people back into work as early as is possible, as well as fostering workplace cultures and environments that proactively manage individuals’ health conditions so that all can benefit from lower sickness absence outcomes.

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