View more on these topics

Together backs broker teamwork for Brexit fallout


Specialist lender Together is reassuring brokers that it will work with them to deal with any Brexit fallout.

Together commercial chief executive Marc Goldberg says: “Whilst it’s too early to understand the resulting impact the Brexit vote is going to have on the UK economy, we want to reassure our broker partners that we’re committed to supporting them in overcoming any potential hurdles, so that we come through this transitional period working together, just as we’ve always done.”

Together has a loan book of more than £1.7bn, with new lending for the 12 months to March 2016 of £971m.



Santander starts instructing valuation on day application is received

Santander has moved to knock days off the application process by instructing the valuation on the day it receives a case where the product comes with a free valuation. Previously, a valuer would be instructed once a case has gone through the underwriting process. Santander head of business development for mortgages Graham Sellar says: “We […]


Osborne rules himself out of Tory leadership race

Chancellor George Osborne says he will not compete in the Conservative leadership battle. Writing in The Times this morning, Osborne says he accepts the results of the EU referendum but that he cannot give “unity” to the Conservatives. He says: “As for my own future, I will not be a candidate in the Conservative leadership […]

One to One: Jeremy Duncombe, director, Legal & General Mortgage Club

Transforming a successful network into a new partnership, a focus on giving brokers a one-stop shop for all things mortgages, and why attitude matters The L&G network has recently disbanded – Can you give the context? Our housing market is changing rapidly. A limited supply of homes is continuing to push up house prices and […]


Bank of England says it has plan for Brexit ‘volatility’

Bank of England says it expects market volatility after the Brexit vote but that the UK economy can handle it. Speaking at a press conference, Bank of England governor Mark Carney says: “Inevitably, there will be a period of uncertainty and adjustment following this result. “There will be no initial change in the way our […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up