View more on these topics

Jessica Ennis joins Pru as Vitality Ambassador

PruHealth and PruProtect are partnering with Olympic Heptathlon gold medallist Jessica Ennis who joins as a Vitality Ambassador.

Jessica Ennis

As a Vitality Ambassador, Ennis will offer practical advice and motivation in order to promote lifelong wellbeing.

Ennis says: ”I think the Vitality programme is absolutely brilliant – we all love to be rewarded for our hard work to get healthy and Vitality has so many ways to incentivise people. Everything I stand for is echoed in the values of Vitality and I hope I can make people see that achieving your personal health goals is really a matter of planning the journey and sticking with it.”

Ennis will start 2013’s marketing activities will involve an introduction to intermediaries, members and the wider market this month.

Vitality director Nick Read: “We are delighted to be working with Jessica because she truly embodies the values of Vitality: through hard work to change behaviours and improve health, not only do people feel better, but they can get rewarded as well.”


FSA broker ban gets tribunal backing

The Upper Tribunal has backed the FSA’s decision to ban a former mortgage broker from holding a senior industry position over inadequate controls to prevent mortgage fraud. The FSA says it found a significant proportion of client files at Dorset-based mortgage broker General Finance Centre contained “blatant inconsistencies and discrepancies” in relation to income, occupation […]

Precise ‘very happy’ with bridging debut

Precise Mortgages reported last week that it completed £16m in bridging loans in December. The largest loan was £5.6m loan and submitted by Positive Lending. The loan was partly to refinance an existing bridging loan on the books of a lender in administration, to refurbish a prime central London property and to take out a […]

MS 7Jan CC Index

Caption Competition

Submit a witty caption for the photo above and you will be automatically entered into our competition. Remember, the funnier it is, the more likely you are to win. What are you waiting for? Email printable captions only to


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up
  • Post a comment
  • Doctor SP 15th January 2013 at 1:13 pm

    *Applauds anon @ 1:02pm*

  • peter stimson 14th January 2013 at 1:02 pm

    don’t you just love the negative comments?

    one of the best, if not the best female athletes ever and you get Morons commenting that she’ll be forgotten in 6 months time

    if you have nothing positive, interesting or thought provoking to say, my advice is to shut up and go and get a life

  • Hugh Wade-Jones 14th January 2013 at 12:47 pm

    Why do companies do this. In 6 months nobody will remember her and they wont pay attention to what she says anyway now………….because people like you talk and comment on it giving them exposure

  • ged 14th January 2013 at 2:46 am

    Why do companies do this. In 6 months nobody will remember her and they wont pay attention to what she says anyway now.

  • Disappointed from Moorgate 11th January 2013 at 4:53 pm

    Silly me for thinking that Jessica had a first name.

  • EdR 11th January 2013 at 3:37 pm

    Keep riding the wave Ennis. I hear Halifax need a new choir member for their awful adverts…


Why register with Mortgage Strategy?

Mortgage Strategy continues to be the market-leading B2B mortgage publication in the UK, and provides trusted, independent insight with the aim of helping, promoting and analysing the latest developments for mortgage professionals.

News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

Mortgage Strategy Events
Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, webinars and more.

Research and insight
Take part in and see the results of Mortgage Strategy's flagship investigations into industry trends.

Have your say
Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

Register now