Monthly Archives: April 2012

Experts say there is a future as new rules come into force.

Mortgage Payment Protection Insurance (MPPI) Mortgage payment protection insurance (MPPI) has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons over recent years as it is associated with mis-sold policies, there has been a great deal of speculation about its future. Efforts have been made to disassociate MPPI, which offers great value and protection to […]

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Mortgages fees increase as brokers feel the pain of lender’s strategies!

As the payment shock for many borrowers continues with high SVR’s, lower interest rates on mortgages are often not what they may seem. It has been reported that the cost of ‘arrangement fees’ charged by lenders and associated with buying a mortgage, have increased by as much as 30 per cent over the last three […]

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Is mis-sold PPI swept under the carpet as Diamond receives £17m?

As shareholders are recommended to vote against Bob Diamond’s £17 million plus pay packet, many consumers may feel aggrieved that mis-sold PPI policies sold by Barclays are seemingly swept under the carpet as they continue to wait for redress. Following last years High Court judgement, 20th April, dismissing the action brought by the British Bankers […]

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Hayley’s Meeting & Greeting @ the Wolves Foundation

As the relationship strengthens between Gladstone Brookes and local charity the Warrington Wolves Foundation, our staff have been offering their help and support wherever required. Hayley Mcateer describes her recent visit to the Wolves’ rugby ground for “Meeting & Greeting”. My name is Hayley and I work within an investigation team here at GB. The […]

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Hayden’s Helping Hand

 My name is Rebekah Cooke; I am a manager here at GB. I currently manage the investigation aspect of claims to ensure our clients receive the PPI response they deserve. Earlier this year my close friends Linzi & Alan had a baby boy; Hayden Brown who was born thirteen weeks early in February 2012 weighing […]

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T-shirt Making… Again!

Due to the success of their previous t-shirt making class at the end of 2011, Gladstone Brookes were again called back to the Foundation! GB employee Sian was part of the team and she shares her experience with our blog. My name is Sian Lloyd-Jones and I’m a Claims Co-ordinator at Gladstone Brookes. My job […]

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