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PruProtect deals added to Paradigm cover panel

Paradigm Mortgage Services has added PruProtect’s life and serious illness cover products to its panel.



Two ex-HBOS directors leave Lloyds group on same day

Former HBOS directors Dan Watkins and Jo Dawson both resigned from Lloyds Banking Group last Friday. Watkins quit as managing di rector of mortgages, with Mike Kula, previously head of retail operations at the firm, taking over his position on an interim basis. Watkins was previously chief executive of retail products at HBOS and had […]


Landlords are at the mercy of tenants playing the system

I couldn’t agree more with the National Landlords Association’s recent criticisms of government proposals to offer more protection for tenantsThe government is being stupid. Look at the way Housing Benefit works now – there’s the Local Housing Allowance which is a good idea but payment is made to tenants rather than landlords. If rent is […]

Housing market hit by bad weather

Housing market activity was hit by last month’s snow as buyer interest and the level of new instructions fell, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Why prevention is better than cure

Quoting the famous adage, prevention is better than cure; there are many proactive benefits that can improve wellness in the workplace, decrease stress, increase staff morale and reduce absenteeism, as well as attracting and retaining employees of a higher standard. With a recent study showing that employees in Britain are working below peak productivity, preventative benefits can ensure you address potential health issues or causes of stress at their source and ensure productivity in the workplace remains at an optimum level. With this in mind, how are you using preventative benefits to help keep your workforce happy and healthy?


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