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Credit check facility for brokers being piloted

Goldsmith Williams is trialling a facility that will provide brokers with a free client credit check, valuation and anti-money laundering identity report.


Geraint Chamberlain

Why ‘letting go’ is the new control

As the marketplace hots up, outsourcing is experiencing near double-digit growth, with lenders looking to future-proof their firms and retain their competitive edge, says Geraint Chamberlain, head of consultancy at Target Group

Regulator’s remit does not extend to pricing of products

After reading that the government has rejected a broker petition calling for a ban on dual pricing, I noticed one comment on Mortgage Strategy Online which defended the decision. The writer claimed lenders have their own costs and price their deals accordingly. “You could even ask how are brokers treating customers fairly when you can […]

Keep calm and carry on?

We British are known for our stiff upper lip and just getting on with things. It’s part of our quirky cultural behaviour – like forming orderly queues, or saying sorry when it’s not our fault. Many of us just aren’t that great at talking about what’s bothering us. But if someone feels that the stresses […]


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