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MBE 2012: Virgin Money interview

MBE 2012: Virgin Money interview

myintroducer interviewed Richard Tugwell, Head of Intermediary Sales at Virgin Money.

16 Jul 2012

Broker appetite for General Insurance alive and well

Protection

Broker appetite for General Insurance alive and well

A recent survey of 2000 UK brokers carried out by specialty general insurance provider Assurant Intermediary has revealed that for most brokers, general insurance is overwhelmingly

16 Jul 2012

Aviva improves CIC with series of enhancements

Protection

Aviva improves CIC with series of enhancements

Aviva has extended the level of cover on new critical illness policies with a series of enhancements.

16 Jul 2012

Consumers taking financial advice are better off in retirement

Retirement

Consumers taking financial advice are better off in retirement

A new report from unbiased.co.uk and Standard Life shows that taking independent financial advice could provide consumers with a retirement income boost by more than £2,780 a year.

16 Jul 2012

'Pulling things together' week

'Pulling things together' week

Welcome to the Friday blog and as usual, yet another busy, busy week but I have managed to spend some time in the office this week to catch up!

13 Jul 2012

Louise Stephens, MD of Creative Money

In The Spotlight

Louise Stephens, MD of Creative Money

myintroducer has a chat with Louise Stephens, Managing Director of Creative Money.

13 Jul 2012

BoE and Treasury launch Funding for Lending

BoE and Treasury launch Funding for Lending

The Bank of England and HM Treasury are today announcing the launch of the Funding for Lending Scheme.

13 Jul 2012

58% say bankruptcy should be longer

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58% say bankruptcy should be longer

Over half the population (58%) believes bankruptcy should last longer than a year, according to research by insolvency trade body R3.

13 Jul 2012

BlackRock launches RDR-ready funds range

Savings & Investments

BlackRock launches RDR-ready funds range

BlackRock, Inc. has launched the BlackRock Consensus Funds, a range of five core asset allocation portfolios to help advisers prepare for new regulations which come into effect as

13 Jul 2012

Why it pays to be quick off the mortgage mark with overseas property

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Why it pays to be quick off the mortgage mark with overseas property

Most people believe that the first stage of buying a place in the sun is finding the property itself.

13 Jul 2012

 

HSBC launches lowest fixed rate mortgage

Mortgages

HSBC launches lowest fixed rate mortgage

HSBC today launches the lowest ever five year fixed rate mortgage. Borrowers with a 40% deposit or equity will be able to take advantage of a rate of 2.99% fixed for 5 years.

13 Jul 2012

55% of invests saw portfolios fall in first half of year

Savings & Investments

55% of invests saw portfolios fall in first half of year

Just over half (55%) of investors saw the value of their portfolio fall in the first half of the year, compared to 10% who benefitted from a rise, according to the latest Halifax S

12 Jul 2012

Multi-unit BTL yields hit new high

Mortgages

Multi-unit BTL yields hit new high

Yields on complex BTL property reached their highest level in Q2 2012 as average annual yields on Multi-unit Freehold Blocks rose to 7.5%, according to Mortgages for Business.

12 Jul 2012

MetLife urges pension innovation to fund care

Retirement

MetLife urges pension innovation to fund care

MetLife is calling for increased innovation and flexibility in the use of pension funds to help pay for long-term care as part of the product response to the Government's Social Ca

12 Jul 2012

Consumers flock to peer-to-peer finance

Consumers flock to peer-to-peer finance

A peer-to-peer finance website has reported a surge in the number of new users as the LIBOR fixing bank scandal unfolds.

11 Jul 2012

Coventry launch new BTL products

Mortgages

Coventry launch new BTL products

Coventry Building Society launches flexible new range of 75% LTV Buy to Let products from as low as 5.49%.

11 Jul 2012

BIBA's Graeme Trudgill wins TAF Individual Contribution Award

Protection

BIBA's Graeme Trudgill wins TAF Individual Contribution Award

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s Head of Corporate Affairs, Graeme Trudgill has won the Individual Contribution of the Year Award at the prestigious CBI Trade Associati

11 Jul 2012

Over 55s see savings and incomes increase

Retirement

Over 55s see savings and incomes increase

The overall fortunes of the UK's over-55s have continued to improve this year with incomes and savings increasing.

11 Jul 2012

Defaqto launch Star Ratings for DFMs

Savings & Investments

Defaqto launch Star Ratings for DFMs

Independent financial research company Defaqto has launched two new Star Ratings for Discretionary Fund Managers, covering Bespoke and Model Portfolio Service propositions.

11 Jul 2012

Hello (and some news) from Amy...

Hello (and some news) from Amy...

Hello everyone - I've taken over the myintroducer blog to keep you up to date on what's happening! And my first post is to deliver the news that we've got some exciting new content

10 Jul 2012

Further fall in annuity rates

Retirement

Further fall in annuity rates

This news comes from the latest findings from the MGM Advantage Annuity Index, which tracks the income paid on enhanced and conventional annuities on a quarterly basis.

10 Jul 2012

Eurozone impacts commercial prime rents and yields

Eurozone impacts commercial prime rents and yields

Knight Frank’s newly released Summer 2012 European Market Indicators quarterly report shows that the recent deepening of the crisis in the Eurozone has had a negative impact on pri

10 Jul 2012

Manor Mortgages and Masthaven join forces

Mortgages

Manor Mortgages and Masthaven join forces

Manor Mortgages, the Bristol based mortgage packager, has added FSA regulated award winning bridging lender Masthaven Finance to their panel of bridging finance providers.

10 Jul 2012

Businesses turn to asset finance

Businesses turn to asset finance

Businesses across the UK are turning to asset finance to allow them to invest in much-needed equipment and vehicles, according to the latest figures from the FLA, which show year-o

09 Jul 2012

The future of funding

Richard Sexton - esurv

The future of funding

Credit conditions are tightening fast, and borrowers are feeling the squeeze.

09 Jul 2012

BSA calls for for Claims Management companies to be regulated

Protection

BSA calls for for Claims Management companies to be regulated

Bogus claims for mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance made by Claims Management Companies to mutual lenders have soared in the six months to the end of April 2012, up by 247% on t

09 Jul 2012

J.P. Morgan to launch investment outsourcing

Savings & Investments

J.P. Morgan to launch investment outsourcing

J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announces the intention to launch an investment outsourcing solution for UK advisers in the latter part of 2012.

09 Jul 2012

Terry O'Hare, CEO and founder of Cash365.com

In The Spotlight

Terry O'Hare, CEO and founder of Cash365.com

myintroducer catches up with Terry O'Hare, CEO and founder of Cash365.com.

06 Jul 2012

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