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Jun 21 28

60 seconds with Rachael Hunnisett

You may know Rachael Hunnisett, Business Development Manager as the face of our popular National Webinar series. But who is the person behind the camera? We caught up with Rachael to find out more. Read more

Jun 21 16

Striking a balance between adopting technology and managing credit risk

Hear from our in-house experts from credit risk as they discuss how to balance technology and risk when making lending decisions. Read more

May 21 11

Cladding - a timeline

BDM Jonathan Evans shares his experience of cladding and what it means for the industry. Read more

May 21 06

Adapting to change and challenge

Jack Tidswell Telephone Business Development Manager shares his reflections on the last 12 months, and the challenges he faced finding his feet in his new role during lockdown. Read more

Apr 21 28

Inside Skipton - Edition 2

Our second edition of Inside Skipton is here – and you can now view our spring webinars on-demand. You can also read our response to the 2021 Budget announcement on stamp duty and hear from our BDMs. Read more

Mar 21 29

Your feedback helps us make our service better.

Have a read of our latest thought piece from BDM Jon Rawley where he explores how your feedback helps us to make our service work better for you. Read more

Mar 21 26

Community Giving in Action update

Meet some of the successful nominees who received £1,000 donation from our 2020 Community Giving campaign. Read more

Mar 21 05

Inside Skipton - Edition 1

We're pleased to introduce Inside Skipton - our new style of regular updates. They don't just look different - you can choose to read them in newsletter form right here, or over email. Here's our first edition. Read more

Mar 21 04

Budget 2021: stamp duty update

Update on the stamp duty extension announcement and what it means for intermediaries. Read more

Mar 21 02

You’ll be supported by a network of dedicated BDMs

Find out more about how our team of BDMs have supported brokers and continue to do so in 2021. Read more

Jan 21 18

Computer Says ‘Yes’: Top Class Service with the Human Touch

In his latest thought piece for Alex Beavis, our Head of Mortgage Products, discusses how Skipton is utilising both the human touch and technology to make things easier for you and your clients. Read more

Jan 21 04

Launching Automatic ID & Verification

Find out about another way we’re using technology to help speed up our mortgage process through Automatic ID & Verification. Read more

Dec 20 18

Making a Difference: Joint Borrower, Sole Proprietor

In his latest thought piece, BDM Michael Brown looks at how our Joint Borrower, Sole Proprietor policy is supporting our core purpose of helping people into homes. Read more

Nov 20 24

An ode to the gamekeeper from the poacher

In the latest of our thought pieces BDM Aidan Walker explores the relationship between BDM, Broker and Underwriter in the current market and what brokers could do to present their case in the best possible way. Read more

Oct 20 23

The first-timer buyer dilemma

In the latest of our thought pieces BDM Joe Wall looks at what some of the options could be for first-time buyers with lower LTV products available, and how important he feels the role of intermediaries is in this mortgage market. Read more

Oct 20 23

Food for thought

Food for thought. Read BDM Jon Rawley’s take on finding a balanced diet when it comes to lender appetite. Read more

Sep 20 29

You Complete Me!

In our latest thought piece from our BDM team, Michael Brown BDM for London, shares his thoughts on the broker mortgage advice process and why he feels it’s important to keep the customer in mind when you review it. Read more

Sep 20 21

Impact of COVID-19 on Intermediaries

Read our latest article on the impact COVID-19 has had on intermediaries’ hopes for the housing market. Read more

Sep 20 01

What’s next for 90% LTV mortgage lending?

In his most recent thought piece Skipton’s Head of Mortgage Products, Alex Beavis, shares his thoughts on lender caution in the current climate and the future of 90% LTV mortgage lending. Read more

Jul 20 27

Technology in the mortgage market

In our latest thought piece, Rachael Hunnisett, Business Development Manager – London & South East, shares her thoughts about how technology is being used in the mortgage market and the ways it could benefit your clients. Read more

Jul 20 27

The New Build market

Our Intermediary Development/Strategy Manager, Simon Tipton, shares his latest views on the New Build market and what the future might hold in the latest of our thought pieces from the Skipton Intermediaries team. Read more

May 19 01

The wealth of Nations or Relations - how do we best help first time buyers?

Take a read of our first time buyer focused article by Alex Beavis, Head of Mortgage Products, commenting on how do we best help first time buyers. Read more

May 19 01

Help to Buy: 'The Harrogate problem'

A news article by Alex Beavis, Head of Mortgage Products, highlights the success of supporting first time buyers with the Help to Buy scheme ahead of the 2023 deadline. Read more

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