John Charcol regularly contributes to all forms of media and our lead spokesperson, Ray Boulger, is widely regarded as the guru of the mortgage market.  Ray is a regular on BBC Television, BBC Radio, ITV and Sky News.  As well as broadcast media, Ray is a regular in the Financial Times, Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph and other leading newspapers.

Find out more about Ray and other spokespeople

John Charcol's Media Team are available throughout the day and at the weekend.  We are, as you would expect, experts on the mortgage market, but can also comment on housing related matters.  We deal every day with first time buyers, purchasers, remortgagers, buy to let investors and commercial property developers.  We are comfortable speaking on any of these subject matters.

To speak to John Charcol simply email with your request and we will be back to you very soon.  Alternatively you can call 0344 346 3672 and ask to speak to the press office.

Here is a selection of the latest developments at John Charcol.


John Charcol is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Young as Director of Partnerships. With a solid background in Financial Services and 13 years’ experience in the industry, Alan brings with him a track record of growth through the development of strategic partnerships and increased cross-sale revenue.


John Charcol today announces the appointments of Keith Misson to the position of Chief Digital Officer and Neil Munn to the position of Finance Director. These latest appointments reflect John Charcol’s commitment to invest in...

21/04/2015 by Alistair Hargreaves

Alistair Hargreaves explains why investing in infrastructure is vital for a successful housing policy

17/03/2015 by Drew

Palatine Private Equity completes £14m management buyout of John Charcol and Towergate Financial Planning

04/12/2014 by Ray Boulger

The stamp duty land tax changes are well overdue and the timing is clearly overtly political. It is also is being sold as the Conservative alternative to Labour's Mansion Tax, according to some political commentators.

11/07/2014 by Michelle Crowe

Staff at John Charcol are celebrating this morning after their Managing Director, Walter Avrili was recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual British Mortgage Awards last night. The award comes at an opportune moment for the company, who are marking their 40th Anniversary this year.

01/07/2014 by Michelle Crowe

Ray Boulger, of leading independent mortgage adviser John Charcol, comments on today’s mortgage approval numbers from the Bank of England.

06/02/2014 by Drew

• Swap Rates and Fixed Rate Pricing Starts to Diverge

• So does Fixed and Variable Rate Pricing

05/09/2013 by Drew

Simon Collins, of leading independent mortgage adviser John Charcol, comments on the mortgage market and today’s announcement from the MPC of no change in Bank Rate or the amount of Quantitative Easing.

“Unsurprisingly there was...

10/05/2013 by Drew

Ray Boulger of leading independent mortgage adviser John Charcol comments on the mortgage market and today’s announcement from the MPC of no change in Bank Rate or the amount of Quantitative Easing (QE).

“It appears from today’s...



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