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Lenders slammed

Liberal Democratshadow chancellor Vince Cable has criticised lenders for “irresponsible behaviour” following Lloyds TSB’s move to increase provisions to cover bad debts.

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Pitt and Aitken join Kensington Group

Brian Pitt and Stuart Aitken have joined Kensington Group to investigate key strategic opportunities presented by the specialist lending sector.Pitt was previously director at Beacon Homeloans and Aitken was director of credit at South Pacific Mortgages Limited.John Maltby, group chief executive at Kensington, says: Kensington Mortgages pioneered the specialist lending market in 1995 and earlier […]

Cardiff Pinnacle appoints chief commercial officer

Cardif Pinnacle has appointed Andy Swain as chief commercial officer with additional responsibility as executive director for the group’s sales and marketing function. His new role encompasses the insurer’s creditor, warranty and cirect product offerings to the UK market.Swain says: “I am thrilled to have been appointed to this challenging role. I’m looking forward to […]

People will have to work beyond 65

Rising life expectancy and pressure on pensions and benefits mean more people will have to work beyond 65, says Economic Lifestyle.

Young people live in twice as many homes as their grandparents

British people move home more often than ever before and are planning for a lifetime of regular relocation according to new research from propertyfinder.com.While the average over 65 year-old has moved 5.7 times in their life, spending an average of 9.2 years in each of their homes, the average 41-45 year old has already moved […]

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