By signing up to the charter, Paragon has committed to tackling barriers that people from ethnic minorities face in the recruitment and progression processes.
In his new role, Lomax will be responsible for developing and strengthening relationships with intermediaries across the North of England to make a large contribution to Together’s continued growth.
360 Dotnet and Twenty7Tec have enhanced their integration allowing the communication of data to move freely from 360 Lifecycle’s FactFind to Twenty7Tec’s CloudTwenty7 platform.
An estimated 245 mortgage and protection qualified advisers joined the network in the first three months of the year.
Gareth Belsham, director of Naismiths, said: “Construction barely bothered with a bounce-back. It has jumped straight back into a boom.”
The number of completions dipped below last month’s 2,000 headline, with 1,908 second charge loans being completed in April 2021, but this was still 278% up on April 2020.
Perhaps the biggest retail casualty has been Debenhams, which has already liquidated 52 stores with the remaining 45 to close by 15 May.
The supply of rental properties in most markets is failing to keep up with demand, and the new supply of property coming to the market outside of London is 5% lower than in Q1 last year.
Accord Mortgages has added to its 95% loan-to-value (LTV) mortgage range by introducing two fixed rate products and reducing the rate of its 5-year fixed rate offering.
The tax proposal has been conceived to ensure that developers contribute to the significant cost of replacing dangerous external cladding on high-rise residential properties.