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Bolton Stadium Hotel, Bolton

08.15 – 08.30  Registration

08.30 – 09.30 Networking breakfast with exhibitors

09.30 – 09.35  Welcome from Mortgage Solutions
Jamie Hurst
, publishing director, Mortgage Solutions

09.35 – 09.50  Chair’s opening remarks: exploring the key issues underpinning the market

  • Reviewing the UK Mortgage and Protection Market
  • What’s the ‘big picture’?
  • What should we be thinking about?

Clare Beardmore, director, Legal and General Mortgage Club

09.50 – 10.20  Fireside chat: UK economy and housing market: outlook for 2023 and beyond

  • Latest predictions: what’s next for rates?
  • Cost of living crisis: assessing the economic impact on households, consumer confidence and spending power
  • Trends and outlook for the UK’s property and mortgage markets for the next 12-18 months

Claire Cherrington, head of strategic and technology partnerships, Lloyds Banking Group
Moderated by: Clare Beardmore
, director, Legal and General Mortgage Club

10.15 – 10.20  Audience Q&A

10.20 – 10.50  Ask us anything: adapting to a modern lending environment: understanding lender commitment to the intermediary market

  • Assessing the impact of the current macroeconomic environment on lending decisions
  • Unpicking the challenges and opportunities for lenders, distributors, and the wider marketplace
  • Improving broker and lender relationships and processes to deliver optimum customer outcomes

Rob Barnard, intermediary relationship director, Pepper Money
Jeremy Duncombe
, managing director, Accord Mortgages
Adrian Scoates, corporate relationship manager, Nationwide Building Society
Jonathan Stinton, head of intermediary relationships, the Coventry for intermediaries
Moderated by: Kate Davies, executive director, IMLA

10.50 – 11.00  Accessibility break

11.00 – 11.40  Access to finance and innovation in affordability

  • Future pathways to lending: exploring alternative ownership products
  • Improving access to homeownership for first-time buyers
  • Assessing the current state of high loan-to-value lending and its impact on affordability

Lucy Lewis, national account lead, Skipton Building Society for Intermediaries
Kelly McCabe, managing director, TMP The Mortgage People
Moderated by: Clive Sandom, corporate account manager, Leeds Building Society

11.35 – 11.40  Audience Q&A

11.40 – 12.10  Mid-morning refreshments and networking with exhibitors

12.10 – 12.30  What the future holds for buy to let

  • Private Rental Sector (PRS): encouraging landlords to stay in the PRS despite the growing regulatory burden, cost and capital-raising issues
  • Identifying the drivers and inhibitors to further expansion of the sector and the role played by mortgage lenders and products
  • Reframing the EPC debate

Ian Scarrott, senior corporate account manager, OSB Group

12.25 – 12.30  Audience Q&A

12.30 – 13.10  Maximising opportunities and maintaining relationships

  • Understanding how Consumer Duty regulation will impact the protection market
  • Identifying business prospects within the protection market
  • Improving the advisor journey and customer experience of buying protection

Judith Brandrick, key account manager, The Exeter
Mike Furniss, head of sales, HSBC Life
Julian Marlow
, national account manager, Lloyds Banking Group
Moderated by: Mark Cracknell, commercial director, UnderWriteMe

12.05 – 13.10  Audience Q&A

13.10 – 13.30  Business leaders’ seminar: working in your business vs working on your business

  • Adding value to your business and achieving sustainable growth
  • Scaling a business: what do self-employed brokers need to know?
  • Leading a business in a digital age

Ross Jones, business principal, Home Financial and Evolve Commercial Finance

13.25 – 13.30  Audience Q&A

13.30 13.35   Closing remarks

13.35 – 14.25  Delegate networking lunch with exhibitors

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