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Commercial First supports brokers

Commercial First is offering a support service for brokers to help them sell its products. It has recruited a six-strong sales team which will be the first point of contact for brokers who need help understanding products and criteria or require extra support in structuring deals.

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Heritable appoints three directors

Heritable Bank has changed the roles of three of its senior management team.Ketan Malde, finance director of Heritable Bank, has also taken on the role of chief operating officer to oversee the operational aspects of the company.Tim Wentworth has become managing director of newly formed Heritable Capital Partners, which provides equity participation in residential property […]

Goldsmith Williams and em- launch broker scheme

Goldsmith Williams has teamed up with em- to launch a broker nomination scheme for remortgage and conveyancing services. The scheme, which launches on March 12, will enable em- to offer intermediaries legal advice for purchase, sale, buy-to-let and remortgage cases. Em- is also giving brokers the opportunity to take advantage of GWLive, a new generation […]

IFS hosts Skills Exchange Day at Chelsea grounds

The IFS School of Finance is to host a Skills Exchange Day at Chelsea FCs Stamford Bridge ground on April 18 2007.In addition to plenary sessions on transferable skills, the day will consist of five 45-minute workshops on influencing others, critical communications skills, building our self-confidence, dealing with difficult people and coping with crisis.Karen Warden, […]

Barclays dragged in US sub-prime saga

Barclays faces being caught up in the US sub-prime lending troubles after it revealed that it has a $1bn credit line with one of the tarnished firms in the debacle.The line is lent to New Century Financial, which has admitted that it is close to breaching its sub-prime loan covenant. Its shares dropped 63% after […]

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Mothers missing out on millions

New HMRC figures show number of ‘mothers missing out on millions’ in pension rights has doubled in two years – Steve Webb Figures published on 24th March by HM Revenue & Customs show a doubling in the number of mothers missing out unnecessarily on vital pension rights because of a change in the rules on Child […]

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