Meet-up for mortgage professionals

26 & 27 January 2022

Our next meet-up for mortgage professionals will assess the current state of play in the housing and mortgage markets, reflecting on the impact of the pandemic and looking forward to what comes next.

Held online and split over two half-day sessions, expert industry speakers will explore market trends, future risks and opportunities for lenders. The event will also touch on the operational challenges and opportunities of a new way of working, and what the proposed FCA Consumer duty means for lenders.

  Wednesday, 26 January 
(13:30 - 15:45)
13:30 Welcome and introduction
13:35 Under-served borrowers
Kate Davies, Executive Director of IMLA, will talk about how lenders have responded to the pandemic and what it means for various borrower segments.
13:55 High Loan to Value Lending for New Build
Several lenders have now partnered with Gallagher Re. Steve Rance of Gallagher Re will provide an update on the relaunch of high LTV lending for new builds.
14:25 Comfort break
14:45 Housing Market Insights and Outlook
Ian Fry, National Operations Director and John Mackay, Technical Services Director at Connells Group will share an insight into the trends shaping the housing market for 2022.
15:10 Consumer Duty
Rosanna Bryant of Addleshaw Goddard will discuss the practical implications of the FCA’s proposals on a New Consumer Duty.
15:40 Summary
15:45 Close
  Thursday 27 January
(09:30 - 12:30)
09:30 Welcome and introduction
09:35 FCA Update
Keith Hale of the FCA will outline the FCA’s key priorities for the year ahead and reflect on their recent mortgage prisoner review.
10:05 Mortgage Technology Update
Rob Thickett, BSA Policy Manager, will be interviewing leading industry expert Maria Harris to explore the current technology landscape and look ahead to what is to come for the mortgage market.
10:45 Comfort break
11:00 The Outlook for Mortgage Distribution
Andrew Montlake, CEO Coreco and Chair, Association of Mortgage Intermediaries will discuss how the broker market fared during the pandemic, trends in consumer demand for mortgages and key considerations for lenders.
11:40 Borrowers in financial difficulty
Harinder Chohan, BSA Policy Manager, will explore the impact of the pandemic on arrears and repossessions, assessing the impact of Government interventions and look ahead at upcoming regulatory developments.
12:20 Summary
12:30 Close

(The event will be held on the Zoom platform)

£295 (VAT exempt) - BSA Members/Associates
£395 (VAT exempt) - Non-members
Online payment by credit card at the time of booking.

Registration is via the online form.

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