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£1.7bn wasted as homeowners say they’re too lazy to switch

Protection

£1.7bn wasted as homeowners say they’re too lazy to switch

Confused.com has revealed that UK households are wasting on average £1.7bn a year because they can't "be bothered" to switch home insurance providers.

29 Feb 2012

Martin Scovel, founder and CEO of MatsSoft

In The Spotlight

Martin Scovel, founder and CEO of MatsSoft

myintroducer.com catches up with Martin Scovell, founder and CEO of MatsSoft- creator of a web-based workflow and communications solution that is helping to build better bridges be

29 Feb 2012

Zoopla launches premium listings for estate agents and developers

Legal

Zoopla launches premium listings for estate agents and developers

Zoopla.co.uk has today announced the launch of its latest marketing product, Premium Listings, designed to give its members enhanced exposure and visibility for selected property l

29 Feb 2012

Gateway boosts South East operation following surge in business

Legal

Gateway boosts South East operation following surge in business

National surveying firm Gateway is to further boost its surveying operation in London and the South East in response to a year on year increase in business volumes of 70%.

28 Feb 2012

L&G Mortgage Club now able to source secured and unsecured loans

L&G Mortgage Club now able to source secured and unsecured loans

Members of the Legal & General Mortgage Club now have access to The Lending Wizard software platform to provide accurate online sourcing for both secured and unsecured loans.

28 Feb 2012

Borro triumphs at Stevie awards

Features

Borro triumphs at Stevie awards

borro, the UK’s fastest growing personal asset lender, has secured a Gold Award at the 2012 International Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service.

28 Feb 2012

Buying a property in France now even more affordable

Mortgages

Buying a property in France now even more affordable

Conti, the overseas mortgage specialist, is offering even lower mortgage rates for people purchasing property in France.

28 Feb 2012

FSA publishes proposals to change pension transfers

Retirement

FSA publishes proposals to change pension transfers

The Financial Services Authority today published a consultation paper outlining proposals to change the way pension transfer analysis is carried out.

28 Feb 2012

Significant investment propels The 1st Group

Legal

Significant investment propels The 1st Group

The 1st Group, which provides asset management, survey and valuation services, has secured the major investment required to realise its ambitious growth plans in the UK property ma

28 Feb 2012

Specialist help for advisers with clients facing repossession

Mortgages

Specialist help for advisers with clients facing repossession

Revival Repossession Solutions, a "not for profit‟ community interest company, has entered into the intermediary market offering a unique service for brokers with client

28 Feb 2012

 

Xendpay.com launch money transfer platform

Savings & Investments

Xendpay.com launch money transfer platform

Xendpay.com is the first company to have launched a money transfer platform with worldwide coverage and fully integrated online capabilities, so clients can manage their payments 2

28 Feb 2012

RateSetter.com launches first peer-to-peer savings bond

Savings & Investments

RateSetter.com launches first peer-to-peer savings bond

Peer-to-peer finance website RateSetter.com has launched the first ever 1 Year P2P Bond.

28 Feb 2012

Nearly half of Zopa loans repaid early – all free of any penalties

Nearly half of Zopa loans repaid early – all free of any penalties

Online peer-to-peer lender Zopa today confirms that since it launched in 2005, more than 45% of the loans due to be repaid so far have been repaid early and all without the borrowe

28 Feb 2012

Buy & Build activity in Europe significantly weaker

Buy & Build activity in Europe significantly weaker

Silverfleet Capital, in conjunction with mergermarket, today publishes the findings of its 2011 Buy & Build Monitor which show a significant slowdown in Buy & Build activity.

28 Feb 2012

Picasso wipes out income tax for all clients

Features

Picasso wipes out income tax for all clients

Those 50% tax rate payers having completed their returns at the end of last month will be more than aware of the eye-watering figures owed to the taxman, report Mulbury Hamilton.

28 Feb 2012

BRITONS RESIGNED TO THE PROSPECT OF LONG-TERM RENTING

BRITONS RESIGNED TO THE PROSPECT OF LONG-TERM RENTING

Millions of Britons are resigning themselves to the possibility of never owning their own home - comfortable with the prospect of long-term renting, according to FindaProperty.com.

27 Feb 2012

‘Debt noose' tightening around UK households

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‘Debt noose' tightening around UK households

Despite reduced debt levels and low interest rates, UK households will find servicing their debts an increasing burden according to independent research published today by the debt

27 Feb 2012

Increase in house purchase loans for only Northern Ireland

Mortgages

Increase in house purchase loans for only Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland was the only area of the UK to experience an increase in house purchase loans in the final quarter of 2011, according to new figures released today from the Counci

27 Feb 2012

Conveyancing Alliance yearly activity on the rise

Legal

Conveyancing Alliance yearly activity on the rise

Conveyancing Alliance Ltd, the online conveyancing distributor, has today announced strong year-on-year increases for both its purchase and remortgage instruction levels.

27 Feb 2012

West One Loans complete deal with Enterprise in under 24hrs

West One Loans complete deal with Enterprise in under 24hrs

West One Loans, the privately funded bridging lender, have announced the completion a loan in less than 24 hours with Enterprise Finance, the UK’s specialist distribution firm.

27 Feb 2012

Mortgage market recovery results in 17% turnover for Phoebus

Mortgages

Mortgage market recovery results in 17% turnover for Phoebus

Sales at Phoebus Software rose 16.5% in the year to December 2011. The company said the recovery of the mortgage lending industry – illustrated by six consecutive months of increas

27 Feb 2012

GOLDSMITH WILLIAMS MAKES TOP 10 RANKING IN THE KNOWLIST ‘LEGALTEC 100’

Features

GOLDSMITH WILLIAMS MAKES TOP 10 RANKING IN THE KNOWLIST ‘LEGALTEC 100’

Legal firm, Goldsmith Williams is celebrating after being recognised as one of the top 100 law firms for technology innovation, advancement and sustainability in what is widely ack

27 Feb 2012

Knight Frank brings Battersea Power Station to global market

Features

Knight Frank brings Battersea Power Station to global market

The landmark brick building will be advertised all over the world in a huge marketing push beginning next week to secure a long-term owner.

27 Feb 2012

Attacking estate agents is not helping anyone

Legal

Attacking estate agents is not helping anyone

Attacking estate agents is not helping anyone, says Sarah Rushbrook of Rushbrook & Rathbone.

27 Feb 2012

Connells backs innovative residential property investment firm Hearthstone

Connells backs innovative residential property investment firm Hearthstone

Connells Group has acquired a 25 per cent strategic stake in residential property fund manager Hearthstone Investments plc.

27 Feb 2012

East End house prices up over £800 a month

Legal

East End house prices up over £800 a month

East End house prices up over £800 a month since Olympic win, report Lloyds TSB.

27 Feb 2012

2012 – THE YEAR OF THE BUY-TO-LET

2012 – THE YEAR OF THE BUY-TO-LET

With the continuing difficulties in the mortgage market in general and specifically with regards to first time buyers, it is looking increasingly likely that 2012 will be the year

27 Feb 2012

Gov petition launched against HSBC

Legal

Gov petition launched against HSBC

The Bold Group launches a government e-petition against HSBC.

27 Feb 2012

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