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em-group round table events a success

2005 has seen em-group host a number of round table events for their nationwide broker community in venues across the country.

The many brokers who attended the events at locations including Newcastle upon Tyne and Bristol were given the chance to find out more information on the unrivalled services of the em- sub-brands including, em-homeloans, em-international, em-secured, em-bridging and em-commercial.

Appearances from key lenders including Beacon Homeloans, Capital Home Loans, First National, GMAC-RFC, Kensington, Platform and Rooftop, added to the success of the events.

Stuart Brumhill, head of marketing at em-, says: We have held roadshow events in many areas of the UK now and it is always rewarding to hear first hand how brokers value our services and how they appreciate the introduction of our market leading free valuations and no applications fee offer.

em-group is currently drawing up the 2006 roadshow schedule and can announce that locations on next year’s programme will include Glasgow, Edinburgh and London City.


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