Knowledge Bank is to feature at the Financial Intermediary and Broker Association’s (FIBA) annual conference and expo on 20 January.

The Knowledge Bank team will be available at the virtual conference so that brokers and lenders can understand how the search system is supporting the market, alongside FIBA members and partners, it noted.

The event will showcase its strategy for the future, as well as launch a further range of benefits for its members and partners.

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Knowledge Bank will be hosting an exhibition room where brokers and lenders can ask about the latest developments in criteria.

Nicola Firth, chief executive of Knowledge Bank, said” “Attending the FIBA conference and expo is a fantastic chance to meet brokers and intermediaries and talk about the key issues impacting them.

“Our role is to make brokers’ lives as easy as possible, and these meetings allow us to hear first-hand what intermediaries are looking for.

“The past twelve months has seen an incredible amount of change in criteria with lenders, brokers and clients having to continually adapt to the evolving landscape.

“This conference will be a great chance for brokers to hear from a number of expert speakers. We look forward to supporting FIBA members to continue to deliver excellence for their clients.”

Adam Tyler, executive chairman of FIBA, added: “The FIBA annual conference has been timed to kick start the year for brokers and advisers with a series of positive messages.

“It will provide expert insight and opinion into the best way to deal with what the year might bring.

“It will also provide a forum for brokers to speak directly to lenders, to ask questions and to get clarity on criteria and where to place cases.

“Having the Knowledge Bank team at the expo will give our attendees a thorough insight into the criteria landscape. 2020 was an unprecedented year in terms of the number of criteria that changed so now more than ever, the service Knowledge Bank provides is crucial.”