2020 Sponsors

19 March 2020
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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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We’re more than just a provider of residential and buy to let mortgages. We’re a lender who listened to broker feedback and changed. Changes which were motivated by a genuine desire to understand and act on what brokers want. So, if you’ve not worked with us for a while, or ever, you might be pleasantly surprised at how much Accord can offer:

  • Common sense lending
  • Direct access to underwriters
  • Expert BDMs and TBDMs &Dedicated Broker Support
  • Competitive product range, including New Build and Offset.
  • And much more…



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.



OSB primarily targets underserved market sub-sectors that offer high growth potential and attractive risk-adjusted returns in which it can take a leading position and where it has established expertise, platforms and capabilities. These include private rented sector Buy-to-Let, commercial and semi-commercial mortgages, residential development finance, bespoke and specialist residential lending and secured funding lines. OSB originates organically through specialist brokers and independent financial advisers. It is differentiated through its use of high skilled, bespoke underwriting and unique low cost base.

OSB is predominantly funded by retail savings originated through the long established Kent Reliance name, which includes online and postal channels, as well as a network of branches in the South East of England.

The Kent Reliance, InterBay Commercial and Prestige Finance are trading brands within the OneSavings Bank plc Group.’


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.



Virgin Money provides award-winning customer service through a range of channels including digital (online and mobile), intermediaries, contact centres and a national network of Stores and customer Lounges.

Now part of the wider Virgin Money UK PLC group, with our powerful brand and customer-focused culture, we have created a business which delivers our unique approach to banking and financial services to millions of customers across the UK.


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

Victor Georgiades
T: +44 (0) 208 075 8148
E: victor.georgiades@mortgagestrategy.co.uk


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