19 episodes

The UK’s mortgage industry has had a rollercoaster of a year. As the pandemic wrought havoc, brokers have faced daily struggles to deal with business challenges, clients’ changing needs and ever-moving markets.


At the same time, they’ve juggled the need to work from home (and home schooling) while trying to stay safe and stay afloat. To help make sense of these extraordinary times, Barclays brings you Series 2 of the Mortgage Insider podcast.


Join business development managers Claire MacPhail and Tony Rimmer as they chat with experts and thought leaders on a broad range of subjects. If there’s a topic that you’d like them to explore, please email mortgageinsider@acast.com.

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The UK’s mortgage industry has had a rollercoaster of a year. As the pandemic wrought havoc, brokers have faced daily struggles to deal with business challenges, clients’ changing needs and ever-moving markets.


At the same time, they’ve juggled the need to work from home (and home schooling) while trying to stay safe and stay afloat. To help make sense of these extraordinary times, Barclays brings you Series 2 of the Mortgage Insider podcast.


Join business development managers Claire MacPhail and Tony Rimmer as they chat with experts and thought leaders on a broad range of subjects. If there’s a topic that you’d like them to explore, please email mortgageinsider@acast.com.

    Building resilience with Peter Brodnicki

    Building resilience with Peter Brodnicki

    We join Peter Brodnicki, CEO and co-founder of the Mortgage Advice Bureau, to reflect on the value of resilience in business. He tells us about lessons learned during his career, the challenges he’s faced since starting MAB 20 years ago and why it’s important to take risks and disrupt your own business.
     
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    • 18 min
    Digital transformation

    Digital transformation

    How has the mortgage industry evolved digitally? We talk to James Tucker, CEO and founder of Twenty7Tec, and Katja Palovaara, Fintech Programme Lead at Tech Nation, about digitalisation challenges, the scale of transformation and tips for brokers worried about falling behind tech-savvy competitors.
     
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    • 18 min
    What’s next for new build?

    What’s next for new build?

    After a disruptive year put a dampener on growth, new-build homes are bouncing back. Adrian MacDiarmid, Head of Mortgage Lender Relations at Barratt Developments, and Scott Howitt, Sales Director at Chartwell Mortgage Service, tell us about demand, record levels of activity and how the demographic of buyers is changing.
     
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    • 22 min
    Diversity: Pride month

    Diversity: Pride month

    Why is it good for business to have a diverse and inclusive workforce? Nancy Kelley, CEO of Stonewall, and Hannah Bernard, Head of Business Banking at Barclays, tell us what it means to be allies to the LGBT+ community and how to challenge assumptions that create communication barriers.
     
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    • 25 min
    Why trade bodies matter

    Why trade bodies matter

    Who stands up for UK mortgage lenders and brokers? The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) and the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries (AMI). Kate Davies, Executive Director at IMLA, and Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive at AMI, tell us why their support is vital and how they help members with their daily challenges.
     
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    • 20 min
    Outlook for the UK economy

    Outlook for the UK economy

    After an unprecedented year of lockdowns, economic turbulence and furloughed workers, what lies ahead for the UK as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc around the world? 
     
    We hear from William Hobbs, Chief Investment Officer at Barclays Investment Solutions, who gives his perspective on the UK economy for 2021.
     
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    • 22 min

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