Jake Carter

Jake Carter is News Editor of Mortgage Introducer, Bridging Introducer and Specialist Finance Introducer
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned Russell David Jameson, Mark Horsey, and Frank Cochran from working in the financial services industry as each of them has been convicted of sexual offenses.

Search volumes fell to 1,282,378 in October, a 4.5% decline on a monthly basis, according to data collected by Twenty7Tec.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has extended the Furlough scheme until March 2021.

UK construction companies have noted the slowest rate of expansion in output volumes for the fifth consecutive month in October, according to The IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index.

Strike: Agency fees up 42%

Agency fees were 42% higher in 2019 than in 2010, according to data collected by Strike.

Smartr365 has agreed a partnership with Digidentity for digital ID verification.

Key Group has signed a referral partnership with Newcastle Building Society.

Coreco has launched Coreco Network, which is aimed at brokers looking to set up their own business under the Coreco brand.

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The monitory value of loan enquiries reached £203m for Funding 365 in October, up 160% annually.

Shawbrook Bank has extended its technology partnership with Quinnox.