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Burns-Anderson receives scope of permission notice

John Hayden, business development director, says: “Reaching this milestone demonstrates Burns-Anderson&#39s commitment towards these market sectors, its members and underpins the recently-launched mortgage & general insurance services.”


CML launches training programme for insurance regulation

Following on from the product the CML developed for MCOB, it has created the online learning programme ahead of Financial Services Authority general insurance regulation being implemented in January 2005. The course is modular and based around the structure of the FSA ICOB Rulebook. Training managers or individual users can select the modules most appropriate […]

Brokers raise £20k for schools charity

Mike Carpenter and Stephen Rees from Manchester-based independent financial advisors Carpenter, Rees Jackson, together with six friends, have completed a 480 mile cycle ride from Blackpool to Paris, raising over £20,000, in aid of Congleton, Cheshire charity schools for Gambia. The two towers tour , which started from Blackpool Tower, concluded with a photograph under […]

Green house effect

Ethical mortgages may not be the first item on the list of options you put before your client, but if you are not aware of what benefits they offer you could be doing them a disservice. A number of providers offer ethical, or green, mortgages – the best known being The Co-Operative Bank, the Ecology […]

Fannie Mae accused of impropriety

In a statement released last week by presiding director Ann McLaughlin Korologos, the board said the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight has questioned the “validity of previously reported financial results, the adequacy of regulatory capital, the quality of management supervision”, as well as the “overall safety and soundness” of the Congressionally-chartered company. Following the […]


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