Kevin Duffy

If you are a career-prevaricating broker then don’t make a pivotal next-job decision based on the perceived potency of a brand name.

It was a week of contrasting fortunes for two lenders at polar ends of our sector.

But in place of Cuthbert, Dibble and Grubb we have the likes of Trussle, Habito and Hoocht.

It’s embarrassing to even have to explain to these philistines how it is that almost 80% of UK brokers now choose to directly and justly remunerate themselves for their work and advice .