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HML wins business award

Homeloan Management Limited has won the accolade for Most Effective Business Continuity Plan of the year at the Financial Services Technology awards.

The award, presented by television entertainer Tom O&#39Connor at London&#39s Royal Lancaster Hotel, recognised HML&#39s excellence in the use of IT in business continuity planning for the protection of the company.

Steve Haggerty, managing director at HML, says: “We&#39re delighted to receive this award, which demonstrates our commitment to providing a first class, robust business continuity plan to our clients, business partners and staff.”


The Mortgage Mole

Boot boysThose Mortgage Express lads don&#39t half whip up a storm – especially on the football pitch. Mole hears that confidence within MEX&#39s inhouse squad is now so high that they&#39ve challenged any lender or broker team who fancy their chances after smashing a woeful side from SPML 3-0. MEX&#39s finest dominated the match and […]

Network Data launches two Woolwich exclusives

Network Data has released details of two new exclusive Openplan Flexible products funded by The Woolwich. The switch & save two-year stepped discount, for remortgages only, is 4.29% for year one, which equals a 1.75% discount, and 4.59% for year two, a 1.45% discount. The stepped discount is 4.19% for year one, which equals a […]

FSA must crack whip after N4

Legal firm DLA says the Financial Services Authority will have to flex its muscles come Mortgage Day to flush out unregulated brokers. For regulation to be politically well received and respected by the brokers and lenders who will have ploughed resources into making their businesses compliant the FSA will have to be seen to be […]

Playing safe with dual authorisation

Should brokers apply for direct authorisation as well as trying to become an appointed representative of a network principal so they have a fallback position in case anything goes wrong? Mortgage Strategy asks two industry commentators, one from a lender and one from a network, for their views on dual authorisation. Southern Pacific Mortgage Limited […]

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In Focus — May 2015: private medical insurance market in Germany

Welcome to the latest edition of In Focus. In this issue, Jelf examines the private medical insurance market for employers with expatriate workforces in Germany. This includes the common challenges faced in sourcing appropriate coverage, along with a selection of available solutions. This will be of particular interest to HR/reward decision makers with employees based in Germany. It will assess the cultural norms, risks and backdrop that are relevant to organisations with expatriate staff in this location.


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