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Moneyquest appoints first chairman

Moneyquest, the telephone and online mortgage, insurance and loan brokers, has unveiled the appointment of Scots businessman Angus McSween as its first chairman.

McSween will oversee Moneyquests two-year expansion plan and drive towards AIM listing.

The companys expansion plan includes increasing staff from 130 to 200 and increasing mortgage business to 3bn.

He says: “Moneyquests success is a well-kept secret. Over the last 15 years directors Steve Pollard, Paul Reynolds and Derek Pollard have grown the company to be a major player in its field. There is great potential for further growth and expansion, and I welcome the challenge of helping them to achieve that.


Woodford celebrates 15 years at the helm

Invesco Perpetual fund manager Neil Woodford is celebrating 15 years at the helm of the firm’s flagship income fund.Woodford, who is one of only 30 managers in the UK with a 10 year track record, has delivered 775.5 per cent growth for his investors over that period. He warns that the UK economy is slowing, […]

Aegon CIO takes over as managing director

Aegon Asset Management chief investment officer Andrew Fleming is taking over as managing director of the firm following the departure of Colin McLatchie. Fleming will remain CIO having experience of carrying out this dual previously at ABN Amro Asset Management and Gartmores Japanese operation.

Govt bill aiming to rein in cowboy claim firms

The Government’s Compen-sation Bill has set out its plans to regulate claim manage- ment companies, with a maximum of two years’ imprisonment for those working out- side regulation. Constitutional affairs secretary Lord Falconer says the bill will stop unscrupulous companies exploiting the public, making it an offence for firms to provide claim serv- ices if […]


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