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enable join AMI

The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries has revealed that enable has become its latest network member.

Richard Verdin, sales and marketing director at enable, says: “AMI has established itself as the trusted trade body for all professional mortgage intermediaries and it makes sense for us to give them our support and offer their membership benefits to appointed representative business partners.

“We look forward to supporting AMI and them supporting us.”

Chris Cummings, director at AMI says: “We are delighted to welcome enable to membership of AMI. We are pleased that a network of this stature has recognised the need to belong to the industry’s trade association.

“The Financial Services Authority listens to AMI’s views on the practicalities of regulation and we have achieved this level of influence thanks, in part, to the fact that we represent the vast majority of all intermediary firms.”


Join campaign to make a difference

Chancellor Gordon Brown’s decision to ignore calls for the Stamp Duty lower threshold to be increased in last week’s pre-Budget statement makes it all the more vital for the industry to get behind Mortgage Strategy’s campaign.To join the 543 people who have given their support to our campaign to Step Up Stamp Duty please complete […]

UCB Home Loans publishes top tips for landlords

A set of top tips for budding landlords is launched today by Nationwides specialist subsidiary, UCB Home Loans. The tips can be accessed on the lenders buy-to-let microsite on the link below, together with a guide on buying-to-let and a series of six-monthly reports that the company produces on the buy-to-let sector.The twelve tips are […]

Principality acquisition creates 160 jobs

Principality has acquired a Cardiff based finance broker business, Loan Link, and plans to create up to 160 jobs in South Wales over the next 12 months.The acquisition provides the platform for a new subsidiary company to be built, Nemo Personal Finance, operating in the secured personal lending and broking market. The venture is part […]

Split views on income check

Concern is mounting among brokers who feel the burden of assessing a client’s affordability is falling on them rather than lenders.Brokers claim that since regulation, lenders have amended application forms to shift the onus onto brokers.Paul Banfield, consultant at Best Advice Financial Planning, says: “It’s a danger for brokers. I don’t mind having the responsibility […]

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Global benefits predictions for 2015 from Jelf International

According to Doug Rice, managing director of international services, in 2015, managing their international duty of care will become an increasing focus for UK-based overseas organisations in both managing their short- and longer-term challenges. As a result, strong independent advice and innovative technological solutions will become more important than ever in managing their global benefits.


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