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Synergy launches autumn advertising campaign

Synergy Mortgage Processing has launched the first in a series of adverts which will run in a number of trade journals over the next six months.

Synergy is defined as working together and the adverts follow this central theme, using an army of ants to represent a collective strength.

Phil Womack, group director of sales, says: “This series of adverts is intended to increase brand awareness amongst intermediaries. By using an image of army ants, we hope to emphasise the collective strength which can be gained by working together with intermediaries, to the benefit of their clients. Mortgage Packagers in general have recently been criticised and their role brought into question by some sectors of the mortgage community. These adverts also attempt to answer these questions and redress the balance.”


Bank report reveals house pricing fears

The Bank of England&#39s monetary policy committee voted 7-2 to hold interest rates steady earlier this month amid concern that a rate cut would feed the housing market frenzy and further boost consumption, it emerged yesterday. Minutes from the November 6-7 meeting showed that anxieties about the housing market boom and consumption growth eclipsed concerns […]

Mortgagestrategy goes LIVE at Olympia

Mortgage Strategy is going LIVE at Olympia in 2003.Mortgage Strategy LIVE is a major new event taking place on May 13, next year.Since our launch in September 2001, Mortgage Strategy and sister publication Money Marketing have been integral in promoting developments that help bring together the financial community, especially in times of intense change.The spectacular […]

Equity withdrawal impacts on mortgages

Consumer lending continued at a runaway pace last month with a record rise in mortgage lending. Net mortgage lending increased £5.6bn to £420.9bn in October, with a revised net increase of £0.9bn in other consumer lending to £88.3bn. October&#39s gross mortgage lending totalled £14.6bn, reflecting around 70% of new lending by all lenders. October&#39s total […]

Special effect

Sub-prime is dead. Long live specialist lending.It could almost be a cry from a battlefield but these are the sentiments of one of the country&#39s top sub-prime lender chief executives.The last 12 months have seen the specialist lending sector go from strength to strength with record levels of business written and, presumably, record profits made. […]

The curse of long-term cash

Trevor Greetham, Head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management, reveals why clients should be seriously concerned when short-term holdings of cash turn into a long-term investment. There is nothing wrong with holding wealth in the form of cash on a short-term basis. For many people capital stability is important and access to ready cash […]


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