Banco Santander has revealed it will pay £612m to buy up Bradford & Bingley’s deposits and branch network.
The government has been accused of keeping research on Home Information Packs under wraps to avoid bad publicity.
Nationwide’s recent move to take over The Derbyshire and The Cheshire building societies is the latest symptom of the credit crunch in the mortgage market. Between them, the smaller societies had racked up a total of £27.5m in losses in the first half of 2007, and the deal could be said to have effectively saved them from collapse.
Salans in Thetford has appointed Lucy Smith as its conveyancer.
Johnson Fleming’s current charity of the year is CLIC Sargent: the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families.
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