View more on these topics

Maltby takes over from Heron as Imla chairman

Kensington Group chief executive John Maltby is to take over from Paragon Mortgages managing director John Heron as chairman of the Intermediary Mortgages Lenders&#39 Association.

Maltby will take over from Heron on January 1, 2004. The new management committee will comprise Allied Irish Bank head of home mortgages Iain Crump and Heron and Mortgage Express managing director Tim Dawson.

Maltby says: “I am del-ighted to be taking over the chairmanship of Imla at an exciting and challenging time in the industry, with a whole variety of different issues facing us such as regulation and how lenders and intermediaries should respond to it.”

Heron says: “We have worked hard to help deliver a credible trade body for intermediaries which I believe we now have in the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries. Imla is today a stronger organisation than it has ever been and I am delighted that John Maltby has stepped forward to lead Imla into 2004.”


New version of L&G&#39s distribution fund

Legal & General is launching a unit trust version of its £1bn distribution life fund this week, offering 5 per cent initial commission but no trail. The fund, to be managed by David North, will invest at least 60 per cent in bonds, enabling it to retain the tax credit within an Isa. The initial […]

House prices up by 0.4 per cent in November

House prices rose by 0.4 per cent in November according to the Hometrack monthly survey. The average house cost £146,500 in November up from £145,900 in October. The highest house price rises occurred in Cumbria at 1.5 per cent, North London – 1.1 per cent, Hereford and Worcester at 0.9 per cent and mid Wales […]

BBN starts group risk division

Berkeley Berry Birch subsidiary Berry Birch & Noble Employee Benefits is launching a specialist group risk division. The team will offer group medical insurance, group income protection, group life policies and all related benefits. The service will be rolled out to all BBB advisers over the next12 months.

Interesting times

The rise in the Bank of England&#39s base rate earlier this month was as small as it could be but that did not stop the anticipation and subsequent analysis of the 0.25 per cent rise to 3.75 per cent probably filling more column inches than the previous 12 rate announcements combined. This small change is […]

Natixis video: Making smarter use of asset classes

Content supplied by Natixis Global Asset Management This video from Natixis Global Asset Management focuses on Active Share. One strategy for the smarter use of equity investments is ensuring you get what you pay for. According to the company, looking at Active Share can give you a better perspective on where performance comes from. Active […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm