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A&L wins mortgage gong for discount rates

Alliance & Leicester has won Best Discounted Rate Mortgage Provider at the Moneyfacts Awards 2004.

This is the second year running that the bank has scooped the award in this category.

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Paragon makes B2L easier

Paragon is to use a reference rate of 5% to calculate clients&#39 rental incomes, which experts say will inc-rease the chances of investors getting accepted for a buy-to-let deal with the lender. Previously Paragon was using its SVR to calculate rental income, which must be 130% of monthly mortgage payments. With a mortgage of £100,000 […]

RCH Communications to open offices in Hong Kong, Tokyo and New York

RCH Communications, the marketing and PR consultancy set up by Richard Hurst last year, is looking to open offices in three major foreign financial centres. The group, which will remain under the direct control of Hurst, will be able to better serve international brands and will also provide opportunities for UK clients wishing to move […]

Goldsmith Williams opens Liverpool HQ

Goldsmith Williams marked the official opening of its new Liverpool-based headquarters with a specially arranged celebration on Friday March 29. The event, attended by the company&#39s business partners, employees and their families and city dignitaries including the attorney general, was hosted at Goldsmith Williams&#39 new offices in the Mersey Chambers. Goldsmith Williams&#39 partner Eddie Goldsmith […]

One in four still denied credit, says Datamoniter

Datamoniter says that despite the non-standard population being at is lowest level in recorded history, financial exclusion is still a problem for one in four adults of working age in the UK. Datamonitor estimates that 9.4m people of working age in the UK would have been systematically refused credit by mainstream lenders in 2003. This […]

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