The Mortgage Trading Exchange is launching a loyalty reward programme. The scheme, which provides rewards including Supercar racing and free flights to the US, will run from April through to March next year. It enables customers to qualify for rewards based on the number of transactions processed via the platform during the promotional period.
We were delighted to learn that Peter run-a-marathon-at-lunchtime Rowley (well almost), chief executive of the Darlington Building Society, has been appointed as the new chairman of Sport England North East (SENE). The people up there can expect a lively time during his three-year spell in office.
Swift says it’s in consultation with 60 staff regarding possible job losses. The specialist lender says it hopes the final number of potential staff redundancies will be far fewer than this, and that it is working to restrict the final number to just 25.But staff affected by the consultation will come from the sales, marketing […]
The Financial Stability Forum is calling for changes to be made to the financial system in order to address the current market downturn.While no alterations have been decided or announced the coalition of countries including the UK, US, Canada, Italy, France, Germany, Japan and Switzerland, are considering the suspension of capital requirements and the public […]
Chancellor Alistair Darling is beefing up the Financial Services Authority’s power to tackle financial crime by awarding it specified prosecutor status. This will allow the regulator to offer immunity to informants providing details of criminal activities. Specified prosecutor status is already held by tax officials, the director of public prosecution and the Serious Fraud Office.
By Chris Taylor, Manager of the Neptune Japan Opportunities Fund H1 2014 Economy: after a harsh winter that slowed activity in the economy, the main event of the first half of the year has been the debate over what impact the 1 April VAT hike from five to eight per cent would have; we are […]
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