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National set to expand

Non-standard correspondent lender National Guarantee has appointed Frank Eve Consulting to review its business and marketing strategy to help take its expansion plans forward.

The Birmingham-based lender says it wants to develop its share of the correspondent lending market using the consultancy&#39s knowledge of the industry.

It is trying to increase its share of the broker and IFA distribution channel and recently launched a preferred intermediary scheme offering a range of training and business services.

National Guarantee managing director Keith Robinson says: “Frank&#39s consultancy has the wealth of mortgage industry experience we were looking for. We needed a company that could demonstrate an understanding of the mortgage market to help us prepare for what we believe will be a rapid expansion.”

Frank Eve says: “The possibility of legislation has prompted many companies to review business strategies. Organisations such as National Guarantee recognise that by using an industry specialist like us they can gain a competitive advantage.”

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