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Staffordshire thanks Halifax for buying Birmingham Midshires

Staffordshire Building Society says it is attracting disgruntled members of Birmingham Midshires who did not vote for the Halifax take over.

Staffordshire is now the sole building society based in Wolverhampton.

It says Birmingham Midshires members are voting with their feet because they want the better treatment and deals building societies offer.

Staffordshire chief executive Keith Page says: &#34I would like to thank Halifax and the board of Birmingham Midshires for the wonderful opportunity they have provided.

&#34As a local building society we are looking forward to welcoming the customers of the Birmingham Midshires who would prefer to be with a building society rather than a bank.&#34


Canada Life aiming to double single premium pension sales

Canada Life IFA Division is increasing allocation rates in an attempt to double its market share in the single premium pensions market.It says it is increasing the allocation rate of both its Flexible Pensions Bond and Trustee Investment Bond by 1 per cent until April 5 1999.It says fee based IFAs will be able to […]

Norwich & Peterborough launch Spanish mortgage

Norwich and Peterborough says it is launching a mortgage that will help sun seekers buy property in southern Spain.N&P says its Spanish Home Loans scheme is being launched to help British residents, expatriates and residents of Gibraltar buy retirement and holiday homes on the Costa Del Sol.It says the scheme stems from the success of […]


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