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Great rates from Woolwich if you manage to get them

I was intrigued to read the recent article on Mortgage Strategy Online saying that Woolwich was set to cut its mortgage rates by up to 0.30%.

The rates might be fantastic but once again Woolwich has let us down. Lines open at 10am, I get through at 10.19am, and after waiting 12 minutes was told all Legal & General mortgage club funds had gone – ludicrous.

William Reid

Reid Financial Consultancy

By email


Lighthouse transfer to include MBSL ARs

Appointed representatives from Mortgage Broking Services Limited have been informed by Network Data Limited that they too will be transferred to the Lighthouse Group.

Politicians in row over HomeBuy sales figures

Housing minister Margaret Beckett has denied the Opposition’s claims that no properties have been sold through the government’s HomeBuy Direct scheme.

Network Data in crisis talks with regulator

Network Data says it is in crisis talks with the Financial Services Authority and other financial services firms to get its appointed representatives writing business again.

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Health Shield launches new and improved health and wellbeing benefits

As part of its commitment to help even more companies improve employee wellness and productivity, award-winning health cash plan and wellbeing provider Health Shield has announced a raft of new and improved health benefits. From early diagnostics, detection and screening services to rehabilitation and the extension of home care support to parents, Health Shield’s range […]


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