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UCB Home Loans appoints Keith Astill as md

UCB Home Loans has appointed Keith Astill as its managing director.

Astill will take up his new post at the specialist lending subsidiary of the Nationwide Building Society on April 4.

He will be replacing Charles Reed, who has been appointed divisional director, customer service & communications, at Nationwides head office in Swindon.

Having held a variety of management roles in the retail operations area, Astill moved into Nationwide’s personnel and development in 1995. Initially heading up the retail personnel team, he then moved on to the operational team. He was appointed to the role of head of corporate personnel in 2002.


SEI net tool gauges offshore risk

Scottish Equitable International is launching its investment risk profiler for the offshore market. The internet-based tool, available on the SEI extranet, uses stochastic modelling technique called Monte Carlo simulation. It will help advisers set investment strategies for clients by analysing attitudes to risk, return and decision-making.

Derbyshire BS is relaunching entire buy to let range

Derbyshire Building Society is re-launching its entire range of Buy-to-Let mortgages at the same rate of interest of 5.48 per cent on April 11.It means Buy-to-Let borrowers can choose either a three year discount, three and five year fixed rate and three year and life time tracker mortgage terms at the same rate.The three year […]

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The Mortgage Business has followed otherspecialist lenders such as Platform, GMAC and BM Solutions in sharpening up its rates.


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