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L&G to hold mortgage business forums

Legal & General will be holding a series of regional business forums for its business partner firms.

The annual events take place in Manchester, London and Belfast on January 31, February 2 and February 6 respectively.

Attendees will be able to share best practice, understand the impact of regulatory activity on their business and learn how to maximise sales and maintain a compliant business.

Mark Screeton, national sales director of business partnerships at
L&G, says: These forums are a great way for our business partners to see us face to face and for us to share best practice and outline our plans for the year ahead.

“Participants will take away with them the up-to-date knowledge of one of the UKs largest mortgage distribution networks.

Chris Cummings, director general of the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries, adds: Legal & Generals regional business forums get a great turnout every year and Im pleased to contribute.

“Its important for a distributor of this size to reach out to its business partner firms and share its knowledge with the market.

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