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  • Bank adviser numbers drop 11%

    The number of advisers in bank and building society branches has continued to fall, recent FCA data shows. Read more

  • Mortgage market continues to cool: BBA

    The slowdown in the mortgage market continues, with house purchase approvals 16% lower than in October last year, according to the latest figures from the BBA. There were also fewer approvals for remortgaging and equity release. Read more

  • Remortgage sees worst October in four years

    The value of remortgage loans has dropped by a fifth to £3.5bn, the lowest amount since June 2013 and the worst October since 2010, according to the latest LMS Remortgage Report. Read more

  • BSA: Diversity in UK financial services is declining

    The Building Societies Association has today published a report on diversity in financial services. The report demonstrates that despite initiatives by the government, the decline in the diversity of UK financial services is continuing. Read more

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Joanne Edwards, Head of Sales, Nemo Personal Finance

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