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Message in a bottle

Cheers to Accord Mortgages, the new intermediary lending branch of Yorkshire Bank – it certainly knows its target market.

Mortgage intermediaries are not known for their sobriety so Accord&#39s launch party prize of a year&#39s supply of vodka seems spot on. The prize will be given for the winner of a vodka taste test, perish the thought.

The Diary did wonder, though, at Accord&#39s definition of what amounts to a year&#39s supply – 12 bottles? Some in the MM offices thought that most mortgage advisers would have that for breakfast while others thought a prize even closer to the heart of mortgage types would be an annual membership of Spearmint Rhino.

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