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Mortgage Business to launch in Northern Ireland

The Mortgage Business is launching its services to IFAs in Northern Ireland.

The lender specialises in mortgages for the self-employed. Its range includes self-certification, buy-to-let and let-to-buy loans.

Managing director Mark Charlesworth says: &#34With the growing stability in Northern Ireland, inward investment is creating a large number of permanent and contract jobs.

&#34In turn, this also provides a good environment for service industry work much of which is carried out on a self-employed basis.&#34


Scottish Provident creates new role

Scottish Provident has appointed Robert Greenshields to its newly created role of head of marketing communications and research.Greenshields will be responsible for the group&#39s communications strategy including research, advertising and media relations.He was formerly marketing manager for The WM Company.He joins the life office on June 16.

CGU Life warns of the need for quality advice under stakeholder

CGU Life is warning the Government&#39s proposals for minimum standards for charges under stakeholder will restrict the quality of products and advice available.The life office says value for money is important for both providers and consumers. But it believes this should not compromise consumers access to quality products and quality financial advice.CGU says the stakeholder […]

Legal & General and Scarborough Building Society announce new ties

Legal & General and Scarborough Building Society have forged a new alliance to provide the building society&#39s customers financial advice.Scarborough&#39s customers will be offered a range of L&G&#39s mortgage repayment vehicles plus access to its Isa, unit trust and investment bond range.The introducer link up starts this month.

Foreign & Colonial Management appoints new chairman

Foreign & Colonial Management has announced the appointment of David Price as chairman.Price was a previous deputy chairman of Mercury Asset Management and is currently chairman of Govett Asian Recovery Trust. He is also a director of several other investment trusts.At Mercury he was responsible for its worldwide development and the growth of its institutional […]


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