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Webline boost

Webline, the UK’s largest online user of Origo standards, says national investment adviser Edward Jones has selected the portal to provide a white-labelled service to its 90 plus branches.


LIVE FROM JEREZ: Mainstream lenders scared shitless

Mainstream lenders are still scared shitless by the sub-prime market.That was the message this afternoon from Michael Bolton, managing director of HBOS Specialist Lending, speaking at the Mortgage Summit in Jerez, Spain.Bolton launched a stinging attack against the likes of Barclays and Bristol & West, criticising them for being no more than a fa栤e for […]

Mortgage Express service was complete and utter garbage

From Lee Martin I must have a moan about the service I am getting from Mortgage Express. It is useless – complete and utter garbage. I did a DIP using its online system on July 28 which was referred and two days later I received an email saying it was accepted. I was then unable […]

Kensington cut

Kensington Mortgages has made further rate cuts across its range. This follows fixed rate cuts made in August and the cut in the base rate to 4.50%. Keith Street, director of sales at Kensington Mortgages, says: “We’ve strengthened our range by reducing interest rates across our medium adverse range and most of our Right to […]

I remember old-school staff motivation techniques at B&B

From Peter Robinson I have been following the recent debate in your pages on staff motivation with interest and have been pleased to note the general theme of emphasising positive motivation. This is a far cry from my sales days in Bradford & Bingley where the carrot and stick approach was widely used – hit […]


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