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The 2021 programme will be released soon, please see the 2020 programme below:

08:40 – 09:30

Registration opens: breakfast and networking

09:35 – 09:40 - Welcome address

Owain Thomas, editor, Specialist Lending Solutions

09:40 – 10:00 - Specialist lending: When opportunity knocks

Is specialist really specialist anymore? As borrowers’ needs diversify and lenders become more flexible in their efforts to support underserved customers, it’s pretty much mainstream. But with the market evolving at a rapid rate, it’s crucial that brokers prepare their businesses accordingly to seize all the ‘specialist’ opportunities available to them – and there are plenty…

Rob Barnard, director of intermediaries, Masthaven

10:00 – 10:20 – Adverse credit insights - how you can help more customers

Many ‘specialist’ borrowers have some degree of adverse credit – who are these people, what are their borrowing needs and intentions, and where do they turn for advice? Our research reveals the potential for the adverse credit mortgage market and the opportunity for mortgage brokers.

Paul Adams, sales director, Pepper Money

10:20 – 10:40 - In their shoes… The post-election landscape for landlords

Now that the election is behind us, what are landlords facing? How do they view the landscape in terms of both challenges and opportunities? What are lenders doing to support growth in this sector?

Nick Parker, head of intermediary distribution, Aldermore

10:40 – 11:05 - Coffee and networking

11:10 – 11:30 - Short-term lending and development finance – recent trends and future outlook

How has the unstable political climate impacted the housing market in terms of transactions, auction sales, planning applications and housing starts, and how does that influence demand for short-term finance? How can advisers identify opportunities in this growing - and increasingly competitive -  market sector?

Emma Cox, sales director, property finance, Shawbrook Bank

11:30 – 11:50 - Second charge mortgages – magic and myths

This session busts some of the myths surrounding the second charge market and explains why all advisers should have second charges in their best advice toolkit, examining the typical profile of customers and the routes to access lenders.

Mike Walters, sales director, mortgages and bridging, United Trust Bank

11:50 – 12:30 - Panel discussion: Keeping up with the customer – how can the lending and advice communities keep pace with rapidly diversifying consumer demand in the specialist space?

Cammy Amaira, director of sales and marketing, Tipton & Coseley Building Society

Adrian Moloney, sales director, OneSavings Bank

Jonathan Samuels, CEO, Octane Capital

Alex Upton, sales director, specialist mortgages, HTB

Chair: Dale Jannels, managing director, impact specialist finance

12:30 – 12:35 - Closing remarks from Specialist Lending Solutions

12:35 – 13:35 - Lunch and networking

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