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Henry Woodcock

Henry Woodcock

Principal Consultant at Mindful-works
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Bio Now involved in advisory roles and looking at non-executive opportunities. Career History I have worked for over 30 years in the mortgage market and mortgage technology.


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A call for volunteers from the IT sector

29 Jun 2020

CODEIT UK - An innovative technology charity to help employment recovery in the UK following the Coronavirus pandemic The pandemic: This year, 2020, has seen the coronavirus pandemic turn our social and economic worlds upside down. New words and phrases have entered our vocabulary, furlough, social distancing, and PPE just to name a few. Sadly, man...

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Mortgage technology in 2019 - hype versus reality. Part 1

22 Jan 2019

Technology based predictions often appear to veer from, “really” will that happen? to disrupting paradigm shifts that can catch traditional players out. We should be wary of accepting every prediction. If you were born before 1990, you will probably remember the prediction that the modern world was “almost” going to end with the Y2K or Millennium b...

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Consumer driven technology adoption driving innovation in mortgage technology

30 Apr 2018

Consumer driven technology adoption is driving many of the changes we are seeing in the mortgage market, influencing lenders and mortgage intermediaries. In the 2018 Intermediary Mortgage Survey I conducted recently, it is clear from this year’s survey responses that technology is becoming increasingly central to intermediaries’ and lenders’ think...

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Mortgages going digital .. the march of the robots

09 Oct 2017

To have a mobile proposition is a given for lenders today. In a 2017 mortgage efficiency survey 80% of lenders provide affordability calculations, 66% can process a decision in principle and over half of lenders support the entry of a full mortgage application and case tracking. Digital offerings are on the increase with half of the lenders in th...