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Honours for IFS board members

Two board members of the IFS School of Finance have been awarded honours. Professor David Melville has been knighted for his services to higher and further education while Professor Elaine Kempson has been given a CBE for services to the financial services industry.

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Bradford & Bingley has predicted that its net residential lending in the first half of this year will be almost double the level it achieved in the same period in 2006. In a pre-close trading statement, the lender reported a good performance in the first half of 2007 with new organic lending volumes well ahead […]

CHL launches short-term self-cert fix

CHL Mortgages has launched a self-cert fixed rate product at 5.79% until March 2008. It is available up to 90% LTV with no early repayment char-ges after the fixed period and no higher lending charges. Its proc fee is 0.5% and the product is only available to the self-employed, with no requirement for proof of […]

Enterprise’s fees promotion goes on

Enterprise has extended its fees-free campaign until the end of July.The promotion is available on all standard remortgages in England and Wales across Enterprise’s 14 panel len-ders, provided sub-prime sourcing system Edge is used to source solutions and checklists.Applicants will receive free valuations as well as free legals, provided by Goldsmith Williams.Jason Badla, director of […]

Risk of flooding high, says Allied Surveyors

Allied Surveyors has warned that climate change and development on flood plains has increased the risk of flooding. It urges home owners in areas of England currently suffering flooding to seek advice and contact their insurer.Following this week’s severe flooding Allied Surveyors is concerned that many home owners could find they are not covered by […]

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Considerations for overseas workers in Germany

With Germany’s strong economic growth leading the eurozone’s recovery, many UK businesses are keen to be part of the success story: recent data shows that there are currently more than 280,000* employees working for a UK-controlled company in the country.

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