KGB Packaging has added Mortgage Express to its panel of lenders. Brokers can now select KGB as a route for submission via a dropdown box on Mortgage Express’ website.
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Legal Services Network has appointed former IFA Stuart McCullough as development director. He joins the Inheritance Tax advice network with more than 18 years’ experience in the financial services industry.
Lansdown Place has revealed it is on the acquisition trail and plans to buy specialist IFA firms. The firm, which will open a regional head office in Bristol this week, is looking to buy firms around the M4 and M5 corridors so it can increase its geographical footprint and its number of specialist advisers. Paul […]
BDS Mortgage Group has launched into the general insurance market through a tie-up with BDML Connect. The group’s insurance arm, bran-ded BDS General Insurance, will have a panel of 12 insurers and these will be made available across BDS’ 134-strong network. The service will soon be opened up to all brokers using BDS, whether they […]
The Financial Services Authority’s annual report today revealed the number of approved firms dropped by 688 to 28,281.The number of approved persons fell by 2,455 to 164,821.The FSA’s annual report slows the regulator levied £14.66m in financial penalties during the year compared to £17.43m last year.Of the 74 targets the FSA set itself for 2006/07, […]
By Sarah Scott, marketing consultant Royal London commissioned Opinium to run our State of the Protection Nation research to find out how people felt about their own protection needs and the industry as a whole. We surveyed people who had already taken out some kind of protection insurance and those who didn’t have any. We […]
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