Openwork is hosting a series of mortgage, protection and general insurance road shows across the UK, focusing on the implications of the Mortgage Market Review and its impact on the way firms operate in a post-MMR world.
Loans & Lending News
90% of intermediaries would welcome the opportunity to improve their understanding of secured loans ahead of the sector’s regulation, a survey by Promise Solutions has revealed.
Commercial Finance News
Shawbrook’s Commercial Mortgages division is launching a dedicated range of larger loans products.
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee today voted to maintain Bank Rate at 0.5%.
Debt & Insolvency News
HML data forecasts that there will be 25,057 repossessions during 2014 – a decline of 13% from the CML’s 28,900 repossessions noted for 2013.
People looking to lend money or invest through crowdfunding will be better protected under new rules confirmed today by the Financial Conduct Authority.
General insurance provider Uinsure has announced the launch of its Defaqto 5 star rated home insurance product.
Spring Finance, the Hertfordshire-based company which operates in the second charge loan market, has completed a £100 million bank funding line.
IRESS today announces that its wealth management and advice platform XPLAN has been selected by Prudential UK to power and guide its Prudential Financial Planning (PFP) client sales and advice model.
Pensions & Equity Release News
The basics of financial planning should be taught in British secondary schools and colleges, according to the UK division of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations.
Investments & Offshore News
Openwork’s new multi-asset model portfolios have attracted inflows of £125m during a four-week offer period which ended this week.
Surveying & Conveyancing News
Broker-focused conveyancer, Blacks Connect, has today launched a new online will-writing service allowing brokers to provide a will to clients in as little as 15 minutes.
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