Category: Residential Mortgages

rob jupp brightstar

Launched in 2011, The Brightstar Group has recorded a number of significant milestones and achievements, including winning more than 120 industry awards.

The Charter asks financial services firms to work together to create a gender balance at all levels by pledging to implement four key industry actions, including setting internal targets for gender diversity in senior management and publishing progress annually against these targets.

PR and marketing agency Square 1 Media has appointed Kevin Rose (pictured) as its new senior account director.

The move follows an investigation by the bank into his dealings with the sex offender and disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Cheshire Money Group and UK Moneyman Mortgage Brokers are among the companies that have completed the course so far.

mental health

When compared to those who owned their property outright (26%), those living with friends and family were 31% more likely to have experienced difficulties.


Conor Murphy, CEO of Smartr365, said that stamp duty needs to change, and that investing in tech will be key to the market’s future.

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Mortgage rates are rising, and will continue to do so ahead of an anticipated base rate increase, according to Mark Harris, chief executive of SPF Private Clients. 

This was a rise from £4.4bn in August, and the highest figure since June 2021, when net borrowing reached a record of £17.1bn.

anita tadayon leeds bs director

Anita Tadayon has joined the society’s board alongside four executive directors and six non-executive directors, including chair Iain Cornish.