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Nationwide may be regretting its stance on dual pricing now

I am interested to note that Nationwide’s profits have fallen by 46%.

Perhaps if it hadn’t adopted a dual pricing policy it would still have the backing of advisers and therefore possibly more business.

Unfortunately for Nationwide, I have a long memory and try my utmost not to put business its way.




Welfare reform is a chance to sell cover

Measures to achieve savings from welfare benefits, including radical plans to reform the incapacity benefit system, have been outlined by the coalition government. All 2.6 million people claiming incapacity benefit will be reassessed and those regarded as being capable of work will be moved on to Jobseeker’s Allowance, which is less generous. Many people mistakenly […]

Media Spotlight, Who Moved My Cheese? By Dr Spencer Johnson

The past two years have been tough for the mortgage market. Jobs have evaporated and budgets have been slashed. The scale of change in the market and contraction in the intermediary sector has been unparalleled. A £360bn gross lending market in 2007 has contracted to a measly £143bn. Everyone has had to adapt to this […]

Mortgage Brain rolls out updated system to brokers

Mortgage Brain has rolled out the latest version of its sourcing system which allows brokers to carry out around 90% of sourcing activity from a single screen. The All New Mortgage Brain uses both offline and online technology and lets brokers carry out multiple client-specific searches and create personalised best buy tables. The system is […]


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