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What we do

Equity Release Supermarket is an award winning independent advisory firm at the forefront of the rapidly expanding Equity Release market. The company is owned by it's founder Mark Gregory, a financial services professional with over 20 years experience in Equity Release. With a head office located in Cheshire, a team of 50+ Consultants actively engaged in providing equity release advice to clients throughout the UK.

Established in 2008 and directly authorised since 2012, the firm has gained a reputation for providing a professional independent service and has adopted an open and transparent approach to educating clients by assisting them in making informed choices. Consequently, the firm enjoys positive relationships with clients, lenders and professional introducers.

Many factors have combined to accelerate interest in equity release. We are strategically placed to benefit from this upsurge in interest, having experienced growth of 30% in each of the previous 2 years.

This growth is set to continue and the firm are currently progressing a number of actions to further enhance this level of growth. These include;

• The delivery and promotion of a new technology solution which will ease the selection process for clients and improve conversion rates

• A social media campaign to extend the firm's reach

• Appointment of a dedicated Marketing Director to maximise lead volumes and increase adviser case capacity

• Recruiting further consultants for telephone sales and face-to-face appointments

• Creating relationships with external websites and businesses

• Increased press activity

Equity Release Supermarket projects a strong brand. It generates all its leads internally from a range of sources via online marketing activity such as its WhatMortgage Award winning website - www.EquityReleaseSupermarket.com.

We can demonstrate a track record of increasing lead activity, with the use of market leading information technology. These self-generated leads has the advantage of attracting consumers to the company, rather than vice versa. This delivers warmer lead generation, thus enhancing the conversion rate of lead to sale.

The firm has invested in centralised Administration and Compliance, embracing technology to deliver a prompt and reliable service to clients. This includes the only case tracking facility in the equity release broker space, where clients can login online to access application updates and documentation. This streamline process has gained the company an enviable 100% FEEFO review record from its satisfied customers.

Equity Release Supermarket has a strong compliance record, which has been verified following audits from Legal & General and KPMG. In addition, the firm has invested in external compliance support to ensure that it remains aware of its regulatory obligations and assesses its compliance function on an ongoing basis.

The firm has controlled fixed costs to ensure that it remains profitable in the event of fluctuating markets and able to expand without significant investment. Sales and financial performance are reviewed monthly by the business owner. In anticipation of accelerated growth, a strategic team is in place to formally review the firm's progress in key areas such as compliance, administration, sales and IT.

The firm enjoys a positive and fluid position in the market and is well placed to continue to take advantage of the opportunities available within the Equity Release sector.

To provide a transparent and innovative approach to consumers looking at researching equity release. 'Its not what you release, its what you realise'.

What you'll get

  • Employee satisfactionGreat work/life balance whilst providing a fantastic client experience
  • FinancialThe opportunity to become a top earning adviser within our industry
  • Flexible workingThe trust to manage your own diary to fit your workload
  • Company cultureQuarterly meetings and social events to ensure great team morale
  • Work environment & equipmentCompany employs the latest technologies to provide efficiencies
  • Learning & developmentWe encourage 'quick wins' for advisers to share ideas & best practices

Who you'll work with

Working for Equity Release Supermarket will be an extremely rewarding role from both a professional perspective, and a financial one.

Embracing the latest technologies, we aim to ensure the adviser has all the tools available to ensure they can maximise their earning capacity. One of these includes working remotely, which advisers find it helps manage their work/life balance, and therefore encourages better sales production & job satisfaction.

This is one of the reasons why Equity Release Supermarket has such an enviable staff retention record and great morale from the office staff, to advisers, through to senior management.

We have spent much time in 2018, building a team of dedicated admin/case handlers at Birchwood in Cheshire, who ensure that advisers are supported, and cases processed as quickly as possible to completion. This helps provide both satisfaction for the consumer, who receive their funds promptly, and the adviser in terms of faster remuneration.

We have an excellent back office CRM system which is provided to assist you manage your cases & leads & enables you to run your own ‘business within a business’. Our focus is to provide an efficient platform that enables you to concentrate on what you do best…writing business.

Equity Release Supermarket are selective over recruitment & ensure anyone joining the company is provided with a minimum lead volume, guaranteeing success in ‘hitting the ground running.’ We purposely don’t have the number of advisers as competitors around us, however this ensures a good volume of leads which are locally based, ensuring advisers have greater earnings capacity than our rivals. Our moto ‘Less is more’ is our proven forte.

The recruitment process is complemented with a dedicated training & compliance support to ensure you receive all the advice, support & training you need to build your own successful business.

Currently, we have a team of 40+ selectively chosen advisers who are spread around the UK and work efficiently and effectively with the tools & services we provide. Due to lead volumes we are now generating, we need more quality advisers to service these enquiries.

We have a great equity release proposition, a successful team of Equity Release advisers who have joined the Company & are recognised as some of the best in the industry, which is just one the reasons for our continued success.

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