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Preparing for the Consumer Duty

The launch of the FCA consumer Duty in July was well trailed by all the major, financial trade publications. In the end, there was very little in the final publication that we didn’t already know about.  That shouldn’t diminish the importance of this document and the new regulatory direction of travel that it sets. At Contact State, we’ve argued consistently that the FCA will ...
Alain Desmier
Mortgage Expo 2022
Thomas Brett
Why are Contact State exhibiting and talking at this years’ Mortgage Business Expo on 13th October? Thomas Brett, Head of Mortgage and Lending discusses why October is good timing to talk about...
Consumer Duty and What This Means for Equity Release
Thomas Brett
New FCA Consumer Duty rules are imminent, but what do these mean for marketing in the later life lending space, and for the use of external lead generation firms?   The hot topic on everybody’s...
Contact State support in LeadGen App
Mike Laming
Since the start of 2020 thousands of Contact State integrations have been performed by lead generators looking to add a layer of compliance oversight to their marketing process.  Today these int...

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The regulation (ASA) of lead generation – what happens next?
Alain Desmier
This is the first of a three-part series, looking at how the ASA, ICO and the FCA are preparing to increase regulatory scrutiny of the lead generation process. To receive Contact State briefing...
Beware the Secret Sauce
Matt Marshall
If you’re a lead buyer then you’ve probably heard the term ‘secret sauce’ from one of your lead generators and if you are a lead seller, the chances are you have been tempted to use the term at ...
Equity Release Summit 2022, What is the Market Focusing on?
Thomas Brett
What can the Equity Release market expect and what are lenders and brokers focusing on in 2022? Thomas Brett, Head of Mortgage and Lending at Contact State discusses the key points from this ye...
Summer lead buying: 5 top tips to avoid the summer slowdown
Matt Marshall
The nation has breathed a collective sigh of relief now that winter is over and summer is well and truly on the way. The Easter school holidays and the past couple of weekends have given us all ...
The death of funeral plan lead generation, a warning to other markets?
Thomas Brett
With new rules on commissions and marketing in funeral planning coming into force in July, Is this a warning to other financial services markets? Potentially, says Thomas Brett, Head of Mortgag...
The Leader: March and April
Alain Desmier
What's in this edition?   Lead Generation World London Contact State expands into the Mortgage industry Alain Desmier speaks to CityWire Wealth Tech podcast   Contact State at Lead Generation Wo...