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Haggerty gets MD post at Homeloan Management

Mortgage administrator Home loan Management, a subsidiary of Skipton Building Society, has app ointed Steve Haggerty as managing director.

Haggerty has been acting managing director since Barry Meeks left in Sep tember and he was deputy to Meeks over the previous five years.

Before moving to HML, Haggerty was assistant gen eral manager for mortgages and investments at Skipton and prior to that held a number of management posts at Bristol & West.

HML chairman Ron McCormick says: “The board were unanimous in their view that Steve is the right person to take HML forward from its current position of strength and to develop its service.”

Haggerty says: “I am relishing the challenge pres ented by this wonderful opportunity. These are exciting times for HML and I am delighted to be leading an excellent and highly motivated team.”

HML is launching a mortgage support website for lenders and intermediaries called The site will allow customers and intermediaries to access information on the mortgage application at any time of the process until completion and is updated four times a day.


Aberdeen relaunches Danae

Aberdeen Asset Management has restructured the Danae Investment Trust to broaden its appeal. Originally the trust was set up to provide income and growth by investing in a portfolio of stocks and shares in the UK. The investment split was a growth section of 34 per cent in UK equities and 31 per cent in […]

High Street Home Loans add to adverse credit market

High Street Home Loans has introduced an addition to the adverse credit market with the 8.29 per cent fixed rate mortgage. Fixed until November 1, 2001, the mortgage has two different loan to value limits. It is open for up to 90 per cent of valuation for applicants with county court judgements (CCJs) of up […]

Manor Park – Guaranteed UK Capital Growth Fund

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&#39Axing polarisation will increase fund charges&#39

Consumers face an increase in fund management char ges if the polarisation regime is abolished, claims Autif director of communications Anne McMeehan.Autif is concerned that multi-ties will push up management costs for both big and small fund managers, with the increases passed on to consumers.McMeehan warns that, under a multi-tied system, specialist fund managers with […]


Out from the long grass? An IT and NI merger

Those with a long memory will recall that at the start of the last parliamentary term George Osborne announced his intention to merge income tax (IT) and national insurance (NI).  Headline grabbing as the initiative was, the reality of the complexities, challenges and costs of such a move resulted in this idea being kicked into the political long grass.


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