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igroup makes gross new advances of £400m in March

igroup has revealed it made gross new advances of more than £400m in March.

In the same period, new business instructions reached a new high of close to half a billion pounds.

Jonathan Sadler, sales director at igroup, says: “This is a great result for the entire team, and a tangible endorsement of igroup&#39s focus since the start of the year on delivering to itsintroducers enhanced service, better products and market-leading technology.

“The company is now ahead of our own significant first quarter targets, and well on track to make 2004 our best year yet.”


Why campaign against a champion of consumer protection?

From Michael BoltonRegarding the recent letter from Peter Willingham of Accelerated Mortgages (Mortgage Strategy March 15), I suggest he wakes up and sniffs the spring air or he may find his firm accelerating out of business. Firstly, BM Solutions is the UK&#39s biggest buy-to-let lender. If Peter is unsure, I suggest he calls the Council […]

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 […]

Select Committee report shows concern about housing crash, says Lib Dems

The Liberal Democrats say that a Treasury Select Committee report on the 2004 budget showing commentators concerns over a housing market crash, demonstrates the potential threat it poses to the economy. Norman Lamb MP, Liberal Democrat member of the committee, says: “It is clear that many independent commentators differ from the Chancellor on the potential […]

BDS launches three-year Platform discount

BDS Mortgage Group has launched a non-conforming three-year discount from Platform Home Loans with a bonus discount available on all cases received until the end of May 2004. The product is available exclusively to members of PMPA with a 1% procuration fee to the intermediary. The minimum loan size is £25,001 and Platform&#39s usual underwriting […]

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Survey looks at the challenges facing businesses post auto-enrolment

A survey conducted by Johnson Fleming at the Pension & Benefits Show 2014 highlighted the key challenges faced within organisations post auto-enrolment. The results showed that communicating the changes and the value of them to staff, and receiving timely data from the payroll provider proved to still be the most challenging aspects of managing an auto-enrolment scheme.


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