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TMB joins L&G mortgage club

Legal & General has appointed The Mortgage Business to its mortgage club. TMB’s product areas include a wide range of self-certification and full-status mortgages. It also offers self-build schemes and a range of buy-to-let options including House 2 House, where income and not rental assessments increase the speed of the mortgage application.

John Cupis, mortgages and propositions director at L&G, says: “The addition of TMB to the L&G Mortgage Club brings a range of new and exclusive products to our members including the popular House 2 House product.”


Portman offers 100% on purchase and remortgage

Portman is now offering 100% LTV on both purchase and remortgaging products, as well as changing the rates on its 100% fixes.The two-year 100% fixed rate is now at 5.69%, with a three-year at 5.63% and the five-year at 5.59%. Matthew Wyles, group development director at Portman, says: “Our research shows that there is a […]

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Absence management systems gone AWOL from UK’s SMEs, reports Jelf

A quarter (23 per cent)* of the UK’s small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) do not have an absence management system in place, according to new research from Jelf Employee Benefits. Despite 69 per cent* of organisations having a system in place, three-quarters (75 per cent) report that it is not providing them with sufficiently empowering absence or health data to inform an effective wellbeing programme.


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