The Accord Mortgages Podcast series

The fortnightly Accord Mortgage Growth Series podcasts give you access to top tips from industry experts and mortgage brokers on a range of topics including online marketing, PR, recruitment, market issues and more. We showcase some of the episodes that we think will be of interest to our readers.

How Brokers Can Benefit from Mentoring

In this episode, Nicola Alvarez, Senior Manager Proposition Development at Accord Mortgages, speaks to Megha Srivastava, National Account Manager at Twenty7Tec, Rachel Edwards, Senior Policy Advisor at the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries, and Dom Scott, Managing Director at Lifetime Connect, about the benefits of mentoring.

Count Her In: Invest in womens' careers

In episode 101 we hear from Kevin Roberts, Managing Director of L&G Mortgage Services, and Clare Beardmore, Director of L&G’s Mortgage Club, about allyship and investing in women. Topics include the benefits of promoting women into senior roles, obstacles that prevent progress, making job specs more inclusive, how companies with diverse senior leadership teams outperform less diverse firms and much more.

Broker Talks: Mental Health

Sian Varone, Business Development Manager at Accord Mortgages, speaks to Hemat Natha, CEO and Advisor at Mortgage Advice Point, about mental health and why it is important for brokers. They talk about the misconceptions around mental health and how to overcome them, along with the specific challenges that brokers face, self-care and support and resources for those facing mental health challenges.

Making change happen in the mortgage industry

Nicola Alvarez, Senior Manager Proposition Development at Accord Mortgages, is joined by Nicola Goldie, Head of National Accounts at Virgin Money, Lisa Martin, Development Director at TMA Mortgage Club and Atlyn Forde, Senior Manager and the Global and UK Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair at Pepper Money, who discuss the type of work they’ve done in this area and why they wanted to be involved.