Mortgage Express’ 100% Football online prediction game seen had a record number of players, totalling 2,035 – up 10% over last season.Now in its third year and sporting a new website 100% Football allows brokers to predict the outcome of 10 fixtures from the English and Scottish football leagues to win monthly and end of season prizes. Simon Ayling, head of e-communications at Mortgage Express, says: “Each year we chose a winner with the best team name – this year the winner is Chris Jones of HIA International Financial Services with the name ‘Real Sociabledad’. “Players can still join the league. We give them five points for every week they have missed to help them catch up so it’s definitely still worth getting involved.”
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Monaco tax haven, playground of the rich and shameless, home of Monte Carlo, the Grand Prix and…MS editor Robyn Hall. Well, at least for the most part of last week, having been forced to spend three days at the luxurious Hermitage Hotel for the annual Bankhall sales conference. Arduous by anyone’s standards but made more […]
Mortgages PLC is launching a new affordability based approach to underwriting, with a bespoke product range available to a limited number of its key intermediary and packager partners. The range offers the only two year fixed rate product in the sub-prime market that is underwritten on an affordability basis.The new range uses an affordability calculation […]
From Lee Martin How is the industry getting on with advertising and marketing, especially small brokers like me who can’t pay design agencies to come up with brilliant, eye catching designs? I am having to send everything I have to the compliance and financial promotions department at my network so it can review, suggest amendments […]
Construction activity continues to rise firmly, with the private housing sector seeing the largest increase, reveals the latest construction survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors published today. Housing workloads showed the largest rise in 15 months, whilst private commercial market activity continues to rise, though not as quickly as seen last year as […]
Portfolio Manager David Herro of Harris Associates discusses how macro economic instability can be exploited; how volatility can create opportunities to buy into businesses at low prices.
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