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Isabelle is like the MacDonald Brothers on the X Factor

From Steve Price

Why do readers keep writing and complaining about Isabelle Kassam. All this bad publicity is keeping her in a job. I don’t bother reading her column. If every reader wrote in stating they don’t read her column she would be out of a job. It’s a bit like the MacDonald Brothers on the X Factor, they are not good but bad press keeps them coming back week after week.

Steve Price
Woodenbox Mortgages


Cheval to give lessons in bridging

Cheval Bridging Finance has moved to purpose-built offices that contain rooms designed to teach brokers about bridging finance.Cheval has relocated from Stanmore in north London to Watford, to premises which are more than three times the size of its previous offices.The offices feature an education suite which will be used to hold monthly workshops designed […]

Blast from the past has future role

The current account offset model is worth revisiting. It has a strong customer retention record and encourages the long-term relationships needed to combat customer churn, says Frank Eve

I’m rarely misinformed about products

Oh dear, I appear to have upset Abbey – well, specifically Ricky Okey, managing director of Abbey for Intermediaries (see Letters).

MT integrates with Trigold’s ETC

Easier2move says that with eight months to the launch of Home Information Packs, 19% of estate agents are unable to describe what a HIP is with some degree of accuracy, compared with 11% in September. The results are from easier2move’s latest Home Information Pack Awareness Index and it says this increase is concerning and shows […]

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Guide: Johnson Fleming’s managed auto-enrolment service for SMEs

Johnson Fleming has launched its new managed auto-enrolment service, designed to support SME businesses of up to 250 employees. The managed auto-enrolment service is not just about providing businesses with a software system for them to manage themselves, but more about outsourcing the administration of the project and scheme to Johnson Fleming’s auto-enrolment staff.


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