Martin Werth: Bank the little wins to boost protection

I recently attended an excellent conference, where British cycling coach Sir David Brailsford gave the keynote address. He discussed his transformation of the UK team from just two gold medals in 18 Olympics up to 2000 to 18 in the subsequent three, with eight in both 2008 and 2012. His message? A relentless search for every […]


Sub-prime lender sues E.Surv over ‘negligent’ valuation

Sub-prime lender Rooftop Mortgages is suing E.Surv for more than £145,000 for valuing a property that later had to be abandoned following a landslide. According to papers filed at the High Court in December and recently made public, Rooftop offered a £175,000 10-year remortgage in December 2005 on a Torquay house belonging to William and […]


Billy Mackay: My stag do and pension exit fees

Newcastle 2001 – my stag trip was an interesting affair. The best man thought it would be funny to see how many strangers he could handcuff me to.  Not all at the same time mind you – he had some degree of decency. It was a night that also tested my alcohol capacity to the […]


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