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Beacon says 2.40% discount product popular

Beacon Homeloans’ says its 2.40% one-year discount mortgage is proving popular amongst its panel of packaging partners and their supporting intermediaries.

Clive Willson, head of sales for Beacon Homeloans, says: “Our new one-year discount compliments the competitive two- and three-year fixed rates we also have on the market.

“We have listened to our packagers request for more choice on our discount range, and once again we have delivered.”

Dudley Aldous, sales and marketing director at Praxis, says: “I know this discounted rate will be welcomed by our introducers.

“It is a great addition to the portfolio of products we already offer and I have no doubt that it will prove popular”.


BM to launch POS-O in one week

From next Monday BM Solutions will be launching its own point-of-sale offer system using automated valuations.On November 13, across new and remortgage applications, brokers will be able to secure a POS-O with the added bonus of being able to print the offer document in their office. It is available to customers who have a deposit […]

Let your fingers do the driving

Brokers will get the chance to show off their racing skills on the stands of Lehman Brothers’ UK mortgage businesses at the Mortgage Business Expo in London next week. The three brands – London Mortgage Company, Preferred and Southern Pacific Mortgage Limited – will be running a Scalextric competition on their stands. At the end […]

Direct changes management structure

Direct Financial Services, the Mortgage Packager based in Hull has changed its senior management structure. Company founders Malcolm Davidson and Alex Knaggs will assume the positions of joint managing directors. They will continue to steer the overall direction of the group’s diverse interests, which as well as the mortgage packaging arm, also includes financial advice, […] appoints sales manager, has appointed Ron Hand as sales manager. His role will include directing the in-house sales team as well managing the new outbound business development managers, joining the firm in January 2007. They will be tasked with working with intermediaries around the country. The appointment comes at a time when has experienced a record […]


Employer iPMI responsibilities could continue to escalate, says Jelf

New laws in Dubai will put the burden of providing international private medical insurance (iPMI) firmly on the shoulders of the employer in order to maintain the country’s leading healthcare facilities. With 10,000 UK nationals having moved to the country since 2007 and only 16.5 per cent of the total 8.2 million people living there being Emiratis, Jelf Employee Benefits believes this move was inevitable and employer responsibilities could continue to escalate in future.


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