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Renewed interest

Nationwide’s latest houseprice report reveals that the annual rate of house price growth in this countryis now 1.8%, showing that softer house price growth and lower interest rates have renewed buyer interest and bolstered activity. Nationwide says this means house prices are likely to remain stable for some time.

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Calls for The Woolwich to rethink its retention policy

Brokers are calling on The Woolwich to rethink its client retention policy which leaves customers unprotected by regulation if their policy was completed before M-Day and they later switch deals. As it stands, a customer with The Woolwich who took out a retention product before M-Day is not issued a Key Facts Illustration or protected […]

Tenet aims products at DAs

Tenet has launched two offerings providing mortgage and insurance solutions for directly regulated advisers. Mortgage Professional and Insurance Professional, part of the IFA Professional suite, offer a high level of business support and can help advisers increase turnover through additional income streams, enhanced rates and technical support.

Finance Academy to open next week

The London Financial Academy, London Metropolitan University’s centre for Continuing Professional Development, will open on October 12 in the City, and in March 2006 at Canary Wharf. The aim of the academy is to bring varied and flexible courses and events to the heart of the financial services industry. International speakers, discussion groups and workshops […]

TFC promotes Emery

The Finance Centre has promoted Jayne Emery to head of field sales. Emery, who has been with TFC for three years, had previously been regional sales manager and brings nearly 15 years of experience to her new role.

Spring has sprung

Well, it’s been lovely to see a little bit of sunshine, even if it was only a brief appearance. I live in Scotland so, believe me, it was very brief.  Of course, with even the tiniest hint of spring, thoughts turn to the inevitable clearout that must take place.  And that got me to thinking […]

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