Housing Minister, Brandon Lewis, today took steps to ensure that empty and redundant office space in the London Borough of Islington can continue to be converted into new homes for Londoners.
Loans & Lending News
Secured loans specialists, The Loans Engine, is continuing its drive to boost consumer end results by partnering with a mortgage club when the Financial Services Expo returns to London this month.
Commercial Finance News
The Association of Short Term Lenders increased the number of attendees at its annual conference by 20% compared to last year.
Figures released today in HBF’s latest Housing Pipeline report show that planning permissions for 56,647 homes were granted in England in Q2 of this year - the highest number for over six years.
Debt & Insolvency News
Protection specialist British Money warns that lenders who in the future offer credit without providing a suitable mechanism to ensure continuity of payments will not be able to force borrowers to repay their loans.
Newgate Compliance, the independent compliance consultancy firm co-founded by former FCA Regulators Martin Herriot and Aron Brown, has completed its first FCA application successfully without delays and beating all timing expectations.
Tenet is working hard to combat the financial burden of PI for its members and has written to them this week to confirm a number of positive outcomes regarding their PII renewal.
Celebrities, supporters and those affected by Sepsis joined together on Friday 12th September for the glittering UK Sepsis Trust Inaugural Charity Ball.
80% of brokers say that being able to send information to lenders using their smartphones would improve the mortgage or loan process.
Pensions & Equity Release News
According to a nationwide survey of financial advisers by Prudential, advisers view small group sessions as a potential way to provide useful face-to-face retirement advice.
Investments & Offshore News
Skipton Building Society has increases rates on its Two Year Fixed Rate ISA to 2.00% while the rate has increased on two, three and five year Fixed Rate Bonds, now paying 2.00%, 2.30% and 3.00%, respectively.
Surveying & Conveyancing News
August has seen an annual drop in UK housing market activity, according to the latest research from Connells Survey & Valuation.
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