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Newcastle achieves FAST software award

Newcastle has become one of six financial services firms to achieve the platinum award of the FAST Standard for Software, ensuring the organisation is in control of its IT assets and legally compliant.

Regular software audits ensure Newcastle has no illegal software on its PCs, and IT compliance demonstrates the organisation’s commitment to high standards.

Newcastle Building Society was awarded FAST Corporate Services’ Platinum Award after demonstrating three consecutive years of software compliance.


The Mortgage Show is launched

The Mortgage Show, the UKs first mortgage event created especially for consumers, has been launched by the organisers of Mortgage Business Expo.To be held at Londons Olympia from September 29 to October 1 2006, the show will give borrowers an insight into every aspect of the mortgage market and put them face-to-face with lenders and […]

NR increases proc fee to boost online business

Northern Rock had offered a 150 bonus fee for cases submitted online through the Mortgage Trading Exchange and Trigold, but has extended its offer until December 31 this year, following positive feedback from brokers.

Healthcare regulation amalgamation predicted for Gulf states

While Dubai is leading the way in terms of legislating for expat healthcare in the Gulf, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and others are watching and learning – that’s according to Jelf International’s director of international services, Doug Rice. He believes the pace of change in the Gulf states will continue and that some level of unified healthcare system will be introduced across the region.


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