View more on these topics

Swip staff answer the call

The Diary gets many press releases in its email box each week but one from mortgage PR guru Richard Hurst caused amusement in the office last week.

In a bid to get publicity for his client, specialist lender Swift Group, Hurst revealed how the firm had chosen a member of staff to be the voice on the firm’s phone system. The release said that around 50 staff had competed for this highly esteemed job, with securities supervisor Penny Remington crowned the winner.

The Diary would like to say well done to Penny. We look forward to hearing her voice on the firm’s system soon.

Recommended

Indian summer

China seems to hog all the headlines, no doubt helped by hosting of the Olympic Games this year. In the investment world, there are now several funds that invest in China but, in contrast, there are very few funds that invest in a country which has just as much and arguably more potential – India. […]

Sense of venture

Venture capital trust fund-raisings have continued to fall from the heady sums achieved during the bumper years of 2003-06 and investors could be forgiven for thinking that these investment vehicles have had their day.

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com