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Moneyfacts move

The news that Moneyfacts could move into competition with Mortgage Brain and Trigold could be good news for brokers.

More competition in the marketplace can only improve standards while a new player may be required if Mortgage Brain and Trigold merge, as has been touted. Moneyfacts also has a good reputation in the consumer market, often being the authority on what the major providers are offering, so brokers can have confidence in its track record.


Portman sells offshore business to Scarborough

Scarborough Building Society is to buy Portman Building Society’s Guernsey-based offshore business Portman Channel Islands Limited.Following a strategic review of Portman’s approach to retail deposit-taking, the building society concluded that PCIL was no longer core to the Portman Group’s activities.PCIL has a deposit book of around £600 million and approximately 8,000 customers.The transaction is expected […]

Poor old John…

Poor old John Wriglesworth. The PR guru and economist got a nasty surprise when he turned up for work on a cold winter’s morning last month to find that the headquarters of his PR empire had been burgled. Sources close to the agency suggested that nothing substantial was stolen apart from Wriglesworth’s shoes. The thieves […]

Derek Stuart: where to find value in the UK?

Derek discusses a number of Œself-help stories as examples of where he is finding good opportunities in the UK With the FTSE trading at historically high levels, many investors have questioned whether UK equities continue to offer value. But, as Derek points out, the headline figures mask many opportunities at a sector level. He has […]


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