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Huntswood appointment

Huntswood has appointed Dan Thomas as sales director. Huntswood provides consulting and customer services solutions, specialising in regulation and risk, performance consulting, training and business process outsourcing.

Thomas will support the growth of the organisation and says: “In a relatively short time Huntswood has built an enviable position in its chosen markets, largely due to the quality and consistency of its delivery.”


A&L welcome plans to abolish residential property from SIPPs

Alliance & Leicester has welcomed Browns plans to cut residential property from Self Invested Pension Plans.Brown announced plans at todays pre-Budget report to remove residential properties from the upcoming changes to pension rules.SIPPs and all other forms of self-directed pensions will be prohibited from obtaining tax advantages when investing in residential property and certain other […]

Advisers must master reversions

Sovereign Reversion has released its half-year results, saying financial advisers must learn about home reversions.

HIP choice is to be an estate agent

The mortgage broking community is reeling from the shock news that research conducted by UCB Home Loans indicates people in the 16-21 age bracket are not particularly keen on becoming mortgage brokers. And there is even worse news for brokers as the research – undertaken in October among more than 1,000 young people – reveals […]

TMW suspends B2L applications for new build properties

The Mortgage Works will cease to accept new applications for buy-to-let mortgages on newly built properties with effect from Monday December 5 2005. After today, TMW will only accept buy-to-let applications on properties aged over one year.All current applications in the pipeline will be honoured. The change only affects new buy-to-let mortgage applications.Matthew Wyles, group […]


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