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Dates for your DIARY…

Council of Mortgage Lenders annual dinner

The CML’s festive dinner provides lenders and brokers alike with the chance to network and look back at 2010. It takes place on December 8 at Planit Embankment Gardens in London.

Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee base rate decision

It’s the last base rate decision of the year, see how the MPC chooses to vote when the base rate decision is announced on December 9.

Annual Mortgage IT and Data Demonstrations conference

Hosted by the CML, the Mortgage IT and Data Demonstrations conference is in its second year and looks at the systems being developed in the mortgage and lending industry. Venue is to be confirmed.

Publication of Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee minutes

Find out how the committee reached its base rate decision when the Bank of England releases the MPC minutes on December 22.





The great debate

Industry experts discuss this year’s big issues from MMR, funding, remortgages to buy-to-let and look at the potential pitfalls and opportunities 2011 may hold


FSA dictating housing future

Until 2008 the mortgage market had been responding to demographic changes and work patterns, but now the regulator seems hell-bent on condemning many to a lifetime of renting

Why prevention is better than cure

Quoting the famous adage, prevention is better than cure; there are many proactive benefits that can improve wellness in the workplace, decrease stress, increase staff morale and reduce absenteeism, as well as attracting and retaining employees of a higher standard. With a recent study showing that employees in Britain are working below peak productivity, preventative benefits can ensure you address potential health issues or causes of stress at their source and ensure productivity in the workplace remains at an optimum level. With this in mind, how are you using preventative benefits to help keep your workforce happy and healthy?


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