Master broker Promise Solutions is set to launch a new comparison system this week that allows brokers to receive secured loan quotes from 20 lenders in less than 60 seconds in order to demonstrate they have properly considered a secured loan.
Loans & Lending News
The first half of 2014 has seen secured lending volumes increase by 32.8%, according to the latest Secured Loan Index from Loans Warehouse.
Commercial Finance News
United Trust Bank is continuing to expand its short term lending into new markets by appointing Kevin Flowerday to launch a new Professional Lending product.
The consumer price index rose to 1.9% in June, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Debt & Insolvency News
The Financial Ombudsman Service has today urged people struggling with payday loans, or other debt worries, to confront the 'shame factor' and seek help.
The FCA has found that some price comparison websites operating in the general insurance sector are failing to meet consumers' expectations of them and, in some cases, the FCA's regulatory standards.
Vizolution has announced today that LV= is to pilot the use of vScreen to deliver an augmented call centre experience using visuals in its life and broker insurance divisions.
Essential parts of the UK retail banking sector lack effective competition and do not meet the needs of personal consumers or SMEs, two studies by the Competition and Markets Authority, published today, have found.
A new, cloud-based sourcing system has launched, from APAC Systems, combining criteria and application questions from 128 lenders to create a generic application form designed to save time for brokers.
Pensions & Equity Release News
Millions of people will benefit from a right to free and impartial guidance on how to make the most of the new pensions choices that come into effect in April 2015, George Osborne announced today.
Investments & Offshore News
New research conducted by LCP, Specialist Fund and Asset Managers, on the new build market in London has revealed that there have been £1.2bn worth of sales already this year.
Surveying & Conveyancing News
Broker Conveyancing, the broker-focused conveyancing distributor, has today revealed an ongoing increase in quarterly purchase and remortgage instructions.
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