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Mortgage Strategy – Guide to Building Societies


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60 seconds with…Phil Jeynes, head of sales and marketing, UnderwriteMe

How do you think the recent mergers of Aviva/Friends Life and AIG/Ageas UK will affect the protection market? Will we see more deals like this? On one hand, nobody likes to see potential job losses or a reduction in competition. On the other, the possibility of big, global players such as AIG, Aviva and Discovery […]

Ian Lonergan and Phil Jenks

Precise Mortgages’ parent plans launch of savings bank

Charter Court Financial Services, the parent company of Precise Mortgages, will launch a savings bank after being given a banking licence. The new brand, which will be called Charter Savings Bank and launch in the first half of 2015, will offer savings products online and over the phone. Mortgage products will continue to be offered […]

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Reassuringly focused on claims

By Ross Jackson, senior protection marketing manager We’re sure you’ll have heard your customers say ‘But insurance companies don’t pay claims’ when giving a reason for not wanting to take out protection. In fact, our State of the Protection Nation research showed that 27 per cent of consumers asked didn’t think protection providers paid out […]


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