2020 Sponsors

5 - 16 October 2020

2020 Sponsors

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Established in 1865, HSBC has become one of the world’s leading international banks. For over 150 years HSBC has connected customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, as well as continuing to invest in growth and innovation to make banking simple, safe and sustainable. Deeply rooted in the UK, our dedicated ‘HSBC UK for Intermediaries’ channel offers the flexibility and functionality needed to provide a high-quality service to our Intermediary partners and their customers.

Our processes have been transformed thanks to our broker platform – digital integration has reduced our packaging requirements, income and expenditure requirements as well as our time to offer. We have also increased the size of both our field-based Business Development Managers and UK-based telephony Broker Support Team. HSBC UK for Intermediaries is committed to making further improvements to the broker journey, whilst continuing to provide attractive products for customers wanting to get onto or move up the property ladder through their preferred channel of choice.

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Accord Mortgages is a dedicated intermediary-only lender and part of Yorkshire Building Society Group. It exists to help brokers look after what matters most, their clients.

In these challenging times, Accord is working hard to offer support where it’s needed most. In addition to a competitive range of both residential and buy-to-let products, our common-sense approach to underwriting means we’ll try and find a w ay to lend where it makes sense.

A compelling proposition

  • Product range including New build, Help to Buy, Interest Only and Offset
  • Product transfers online - a quick and simple application process
  • MSO platform offering brokers a 24-hour turnaround capability on residential applications
  • Competitive procuration fees paid weekly, including residential and BTL product transfers and residential porting

Award-winning service

  • Expert BDMs and TBDMs offering dedicated broker support
  • Webchat facility managed by our knowledgeable BDA team, a transcript of the conversation is available  for your files
  • Direct access to underwriters

Added Value

  • Welcome box sent on completion of a house purchase
  • Growth Series – a library of free resources for brokers who want to grow their business



At Bank of Ireland for Intermediaries, we aim to make your life easier. We provide great service and have the right people, products and systems to support you. Our range of standard and Buy to Let mortgages give your clients greater choice. And we can offer a more flexible approach to underwriting for good credit quality customers. All backed by our experienced Business Development Managers. We’re right here for you.

 Visit boi4i.com to find your BDM.


BM Solutions is dedicated to supporting intermediaries with competitive products, forward-thinking technology and award-winning service.

We’re committed to supporting you and your clients through our experienced team of BDMs. Our award-winning 5-star service comes as standard but we don’t take things for granted.  We’re continually refining our products and criteria to suit your needs, so that you have all you need to do business with BM Solutions.



Launched in 2015, Foundation Home Loans is an intermediary only lender, offering a range of competitive Residential and Buy to Let solutions for clients with more complex needs. The F1 range is available for those with no CCJs/defaults or mortgage arrears within the last two years, while the F2 range is for clients with more recent blips on their credit record.


We want to make life as easy as we can for intermediaries. That’s why we’re committed to providing and delivering excellent products and service to you and your clients.  It’s easier to do business with Halifax Intermediaries.

Our product proposition includes Homemovers, Remortgages, Large Loans, New Build, Help to Buy and Affordable Housing. You can also secure a great new deal for your existing Halifax clients and retain their business with Halifax Product Transfers and Further Advances.



A leader in the specialist intermediary mortgage market, Kent Reliance for Intermediaries offers a range of buy to let and residential products that may not fit the criteria of mainstream lenders.

Providing unrivalled personal service using a national BDM network, it’s perfectly placed to help brokers navigate challenging cases.

Its large underwriting team assess each case individually, applying flexibility and common sense to ensure brokers can access best-suited products.

OneSavings Bank plc and Charter Court Financial Services combined in 2019, joining Kent Reliance for Intermediaries, Precise Mortgages and InterBay Commercial as its trading brands in the specialist lending space.



Metro Bank’s aim is simply to revolutionise banking by creating fans not customers. With a national Business Development Manager presence and highly experienced underwriting team, Metro Bank provides a fast, efficient and reliable service to their mortgage partners and customers.
Metro Bank’s products all follow the same principle, to be straight forward, easy to understand and geared towards the needs of the customer, whether they are looking for a Residential or Buy to let loan, or are a First Time Buyer or an experienced landlord, in addition Metro Bank offers the same rates to new and existing customers.



Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) is the UK’s most recognised intermediary consumer brand, with over 1,400 advisers covering all postcodes for face to face advice, and six telephone advice centres.

Handling over £18bn worth of loans annually, MAB was the first – and is currently the only – mortgage intermediary to have floated on the London Stock Exchange, having joined the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in November 2014.

MAB advise on all aspects of mortgages and protection and have dedicated teams delivering more specialist advice in areas such as buy-to-let, new build, later life lending, as well as commercial, bridging and secured loans.



NatWest’s dedicated intermediary mortgage business offers a range of residential and buy-to-let mortgages for mortgage brokers to recommend to their customers including deals for the Help to Buy shared equity scheme. Service is its no.1 priority – that’s why NWIS has a team of over 50 field and phone BDMs covering the UK and a dedicated broker instant messaging service LiveTALK. Its service has been recognised by the industry and was awarded a five-star rating at the Financial Adviser Service Awards 2018.



The Openwork Group is one of the largest and longest-established financial advice networks in the UK. It started operating as Openwork name in 2005, but has been active in the financial advice market for over 40 years. Over 3,500 financial advisers and 300 staff are at the heart of the business offering a range of support to financial advice firms, financial advisers and customers. Backed by a strong shareholder base and a rich history, Openwork has developed the knowledge and experience to deliver a top-quality home for customer-focused advisers and financial professionals.

A core part of Openwork’s philosophy is giving back to the communities in which it operates and is responsible for the day-to-day running and fundraising of The Openwork Foundation, part of Zurich Community Trust (UK) Limited. Since Openwork’s launch in 2005, staff and advisers have raised more than £6.8m for disadvantaged children, both in the UK and abroad.


We’re an award-winning specialist lender offering Residential and Buy to Let mortgages exclusively through intermediaries. We believe in challenging the accepted; we recognise that credit scores don’t tell the whole story, so we review each case on its own merits.

That’s why we’re able to help intermediaries with their interesting cases, including the recently self-employed, those with credit blips, complex income, young credit history or previous financial difficulties.

With flexible and competitive products, wide ranging criteria, an experienced team and an appetite for lending – we have a commitment to building strong relationships and offering a straightforward, easily accessible service.

Interesting case? We’re interested.



The specialist lender you can bank on

Here at Precise Mortgages we’re proud to help customers with complex lending needs as well as those who have been underserved by high street lenders. Whether they’re recently self-employed, a landlord with a large portfolio or have a less than perfect credit profile we have a broad range of specialist lending solutions.

As well as Residential and Buy to Let Mortgages we also offer a range of Bridging Finance and Second Charge Loans, ideal for your customers who are looking for a quick way to complete home improvements, raise capital or expand their property portfolio.

it’s no wonder brokers are discovering why we’re the specialist lender you can bank on.



At Skipton Intermediaries brokers are their top priority, as the majority of their lending is done through the intermediary channel. That’s why they’re committed to delivering the right solutions for today’s mortgage market, and understand that the way to help brokers deliver for their clients is through a personal, common-sense and flexible approach.

It’s what Skipton calls Real Life Lending, and they pride themselves on building strong relationships with their key intermediary partners. It’s what Skipton do best, and what they are committed to doing throughout 2020 and beyond.



Vida Homeloans is the specialist mortgage lender for residential and buy to let customers who may not fit the criteria currently demanded by high street banks, such as the self-employed, customers with multiple jobs, first time buyers, expats and buy to let investors. Vida uses the latest financial technology to support and inform human underwriting decisions. 

Vida’s criteria-driven lending proposition has made a positive impact on the mortgage market, with 14,500 registered intermediaries, 9,000 customers and £1.8 billion in mortgage completions since launch in October 2016. Vida has also completed four securitisations worth £1.5 billion and has received twenty-three industry awards.



Virgin Money is the new disruptive force in UK banking. Bringing together the combined history and expertise of Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank and Virgin Money, we are the only bank outside the ‘Big 5’ that boasts a genuine full-service personal and business banking capability.  We serve 6.6 million customers across the UK through a digital-first approach that offers leading online and mobile services, supported by telephone and branch banking, including a national network of branches and business banking centres. We are structured around three divisions – personal, mortgages and business – offering a full range of products and services for consumers and small and medium sized businesses, delivered through our leading technology platform to deliver a consistently world class experience for customers. Our ambition is clear – to make Virgin Money a new force in consumer and business banking that will disrupt the status quo.





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To discuss sponsorship opportunities for the 2020 Mortgage Strategy Awards, please contact:

T: +44 (0) 208 075 8148
E: Victor.Georgiades@emap.com


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