Gateway Surveyors has been appointed as panel manager of Earl Shilton Building Society’s (esbs).

The appointment will be effective from 1 January 2021.

Paul Tilley, chief executive of esbs, said: “We are delighted to have chosen Gateway as the society’s new panel manager and are impressed with its innovative approach to valuation risk management.

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“Gateway is a highly respected business that has embraced 21st century technologies, combined with the personal attention to detail, provided by a highly motivated team of dedicated professionals.

“Esbs were impressed by Gateway’s strong approach and commitment, alongside their willingness to embrace technology, allowing for innovative development at an unprecedented time, which has allowed the team to continue to deliver a consistent reliable and fully auditable service.”

Mel Kettle, director of client services at Gateway Surveyors, added: “We have been providing market leading panel management services for a good many years and pride ourselves on adapting our innovative range of service offerings to suit the individual needs of our clients.

“Our appointment by esbs as its panel manager reflects on the hard work and dedication of our team during what has been a challenging period for us all.