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A mortgage company plans to create more than 100 new jobs in Scotland after being awarded an £800,000 grant.

The Mortgage Lender (TML) established itself in Glasgow six months ago and now plans to expand after being awarded a Regional Selective Assistance grant from Scottish Enterprise.

The grant will be used to create up to 109 new jobs in its Glasgow office, with the company committed to ensuring all workers are paid above the national living wage.

TML is also embedding youth employment as a recruitment policy so younger workers are considered for all appropriate roles.

Hugh Meechan, chief operating officer at TML, said: "We have made Glasgow our base due to its long history and continued position as a key financial services hub.

"The availability of experienced, loyal and hard-working employees makes the city an ideal location for us to build and grow a successful business.

"At this early stage of our development, support from Scottish Enterprise is both a financial and morale boost. This investment demonstrates its faith in us and our plans, and a desire to help the Glasgow economy."

Adrian Gillespie, from Scottish Enterprise, added: "With a strong, established and connected financial sector, Scotland was the ideal launch pad for The Mortgage Lender.

"The company has joined the many investors who benefit from Scotland's top talent and effective business environment for the financial sector.

"It has made great progress since launching earlier this year. We look forward to working with the TML as it progresses its ambitious expansion plan."