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AMPD seeks integrated online system

Lender awards

Best UnderwriterPhil Regan – BM Solutions

Best Business Development ManagerTony Batchelder – Halifax

Best Large Loans LenderBank of Scotland

Best Sub-Prime LenderPlatform

Best Lender TechnologyEdeus

Best Specialist LenderGMAC-RFC

Best Mainstream lenderHalifax

Best Overall LenderBM Solutions

Best Lender ServicePortman/The Mortgage Works

Best Buy-to-Let LenderClydesdale

Industry Achievement IndividualPhil Jenks

Industry Achievement LenderNorthern Rock

Surveyor awards

Best SurveyorAshdown Lyons

Hamptons awards

Best Case ManagerAnne Dring

Best ConsultantMark Wadmore

Best Appointed RepresentativeLisa Andrews


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PMS breaks £1bn barrier with GMAC-RFC

Premier Mortgage Service has become the first corporate account to break the £1bn completions barrier with GMAC-RFC.Simon Jones, corporate account manager responsible for the Premier Mortgage Service account at GMAC-RFC, says: “Premier Mortgage Service members have embraced our market leading technology, our five star service coupled with our competitive rates and dynamic criteria to achieve […]

CMC is first firm to be fined for cold calling

Capital Mortgage Connections last week became the first firm to be fined for cold calling by the Financial Services Authority, after the regulator found 85% of its business was generated in this way. The £17,500 fine also includes CMC’s failure to give customers appropriate pricing information on accident, sickness and unemployment insurance polices. However, it […]

No crisis in the adverse lending sector

Another week, another set of headlines about Britain’s debt crisis. They are a favourite with the national media. One describes it as an ‘epidemic’, stating that some 5,300 people a day seek advice from Citizens Advice about debt.

The future of active management is now

Fees under pressure. Regulatory moves against closet indexers. Rapid advances in financial technology. Shifting sentiment among investors. Such mounting challenges have led to widespread speculation about active management’s shrinking future. But a closer look inside intelligent portfolio construction today tells a story of expanding roles, added value, and innovative risk-adjusted, lower-cost solutions. Four investment experts […]


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