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Numbers up at Manchester Expo

Mortgage Business Expo Manchester has reported a 10% increase in visitors in 2007 compared with the 2006 show. It estimates that 2,670 people visited the show this year. The Council of Mortgage Lenders recently blamed parental financial help for contributing to house price inflation and locking out first-time buyers. It says nearly one-third of potential first-timers anticipate getting parental help but warns a generation may be unable to buy as this pushes up house prices.

So, this week Mortgage Strategy asks…


Let brokers judge packagers’ service

Everywhere you look these days there is competition, and various sectors highlight this with the use of tables. Schools, football teams and even the NHS measure their results by publishing tables.

£1,000 Per HIP to survive

An out-of-work home in-spector predicts he would have to charge £1,000 for each Home Information Pack to make a living after August 1.Jason Cross is a fully accredited home inspector who had a job lined up with since the government’s decision to phase in HIPs from August 1, has scrapped its hiring policy.Cross, […]

KRS to expand sales team

Key Retirement Solutions has revealed it is to expand its adviser workforce.KRS is looking to increase sales by more than 20% over 2006 figures, and is looking to recruit a minimum of 50 advisers over the next 12 months, along with strengthening its support team.The adviser positions can be home-based throughout the UK or based […]

Help signs deal with Your Case Signed

Help Personal Finance has signed a deal with Your Case Signed, in a bid to speed up application to completion times.Your Case Signed will offer a courier service which will collect signed documents from a client’s door and drop them off with the Help Personal Finance who will underwrite it and forward it to the […]


White paper — Dubai International Insights

Jelf Employee Benefits discusses the legislative changes in Dubai, available medical facilities and policy considerations for employers with expatriate workforces in the country. This edition will be of particular interest to global human resource directors, compensation and benefits specialists and mobility managers who have employee populations in Dubai, or are considering operating there in the near future.


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