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BM Solutions appoints new London account manager

BM Solutions has appointed Helen McGrigor as key account manager for central London.

Prior to joining the UK&#39s biggest specialist lender, Helen spent six years at Bradford & Bingley subsidiary Mortgage Express. She has also worked in senior sales roles for Yorkshire Building Society and Bank of Scotland respectively.

McGrigor will be the first point of contact for BM Solutions&#39 major accounts based in the heart of London.

BM Solutions Alan Cleary head of sales says: “It&#39s a great coup to have secured Helen&#39s services and is an indication of how we&#39re perceived in the market. As well as having the best online services in the market, we&#39re also determined to recruit the best people. This is the key to retaining, and improving, on our five star service standard.”


Equitable QC moved policies before House of Lords judgment

The barrister representing Equitable Life policyholders in the House of Lords case over guarantees moved £700,000 of his own policies days before the judgment, according to media reports. Jonathan Sumption QC moved the funds a week before the court decision although he did keep one non-pension policy with the stricken life insurer.

Rose steps down after 15 years as Aegon takes over

Aegon is buying the remaining 50 per cent stake in Wentworth Rose in a deal which sees founding director Philip Rose leave by mutual consent after 15 years with the firm. Aegon agreed an option to buy the remaining share when it bought half of Wentworth Rose in June 2002 for an undisclosed sum. Rose […]

Fidelity offering £50 per account to consolidate on FundsNetwork

Fidelity is upping the ante in the fund supermarket battle for assets by offering IFAs and their clients financial incentives for re-registering investments on its platform FundsNetwork. In a move that the group says is designed to offset some of the costs of consolidation, Fidelity will pay IFAs £50 and their clients £25 for each […]

Sesame warns on admin burden

Sesame is warning advisers that the introduction of further regulation by the FSA could pose a serious risk to holistic financial planning. The company believes the introduction of mortgage regulation and the increasing levels of paperwork will cause chaos for small firms. Advisers will have to complete different types of forms for different types of […]


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