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Moneyquest launches mortgage telenet site is launching a mortgage website aiming to steer browsers to its telephone consultants.

The Moneyquest website advises browsers not to buy online, instead recommending they speak to a trained salesperson who then applies on the customer&#39s behalf through the IFonline portal. It will not charge an arrangement fee for the service.

Moneyquest operations director Paul Reynolds says: “We believe customers still want the choice of being able to speak to someone to get all the information they need as well as taking advantage of the internet to do their comparison shopping.”


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Head of intermediary lending leaves B&W in wake of restructure

Bristol & West head of intermediary lending Clive Watkins has left the bank after only one year following an internal restructure.Watkins says he resigned after what the bank describes as “internal housekeeping” left him with the option of two new positions, neither of which he felt suited his ability.B&W says he gave notice after applying […]

Standard sells Isas through website

Standard Life Investments has enhanced its website to allow new and existing customers to buy Isas and monitor their fund performance online.The company is hoping to give investors greater control over their investments.Customers can use a debit card to buy a Standard Life Investments Isa on the website.Once they have gone through a registration process, […]

Investors favour fees but only up to £163.72

More than half of investors receiving financial advice now favour fees over commission, according to an Autif survey. It found 51 per cent would pay fees while 33 per cent prefer commission basis. But of those who prefer fees, only 2 per cent are prepared to pay the current going rate of between £163.80 and […]


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