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Money Shop staff keep customers happy as bank complaints soar

Money Shop staff keep customers happy as bank complaints soar

Store staff at short-term loan provider, The Money Shop, have received a resounding thumbs up in a nationwide customer survey as complaints about high street banks rise.

04 Oct 2011

Advisers are underselling themselves

Protection

Advisers are underselling themselves

85% of advisers say their clients are influenced by price rather than quality of cover when discussing buildings and contents insurance.

04 Oct 2011

Stonebridge Group introduce life and protection panel

Protection

Stonebridge Group introduce life and protection panel

Stonebridge Group, the mortgage and insurance network, has today introduced a new life and protection panel to run alongside its existing whole-of-market offering.

04 Oct 2011

Blemain Group manager named Philanthropist of the Year

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Blemain Group manager named Philanthropist of the Year

A manager at specialist lender Blemain Group is named Philanthropist of the Year by the Junior Chamber International.

04 Oct 2011

Northern Rock makes further changes to its competitive mortgage range

Mortgages

Northern Rock makes further changes to its competitive mortgage range

Northern Rock has made further enhancements to its mortgage portfolio, introducing competitive new deals for customers through both direct and indirect channels.

04 Oct 2011

Older Londoners call for the City to get on SIDE

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Older Londoners call for the City to get on SIDE

A new campaign to get financial services providers to take the needs of older Londoners seriously was launched today by the London Minority Ethnic Elders Project.

04 Oct 2011

Conveyancing Association leads the way for serious firms

Mortgages

Conveyancing Association leads the way for serious firms

Eddie Goldsmith, Chairman of the Conveyancing Association, today calls for firms that are serious about conveyancing to ensure they raise standards or be left behind by the sweepin

04 Oct 2011

mortgage deals hit record low

Mortgages

mortgage deals hit record low

Average two-year fixed rate mortgage deals hit record low of 3.82%, report MoneySupermarket.

04 Oct 2011

Leeds Building Society launch lowest ever deal

Mortgages

Leeds Building Society launch lowest ever deal

Leeds Building Society has launched a 2-Year Fixed rate mortgage at only 1.99%, the lowest fixed rate in the Society's 136 year history.

04 Oct 2011

Casual landlords pay hefty price

Casual landlords pay hefty price

New research from MORE TH>N Home Insurance reveals that a third (37%) of UK homeowners are considering capitalising on their spare rooms by taking in lodgers.

03 Oct 2011

 

Tiuta announce winner of Mini and reveal details of ‘Trip to New York’ competition

Tiuta announce winner of Mini and reveal details of ‘Trip to New York’ competition

Tiuta PLC, the short-term loan lender, has today announced the winner of its ‘Win a Mini’ competition, and revealed details of its competition for the next three months which offer

03 Oct 2011

Julian Carreras joins Palamon Capital Partners as Principal

Retirement

Julian Carreras joins Palamon Capital Partners as Principal

Palamon Capital Partners, a mid-market private equity firms, has appointed Julian Carreras as a Principal.

03 Oct 2011

LV= pricing offer aims to stimulate new adviser interest in IP

Protection

LV= pricing offer aims to stimulate new adviser interest in IP

LV= is introducing a pricing offer for the remainder of 2011 on its full and budget income protection products, with the aim of stimulating new adviser interest.

03 Oct 2011

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Duncan Kreeger - West One Loans

Flexibility & Customer Service

Visiting Las Vegas for my stag do recently (we didn’t steal any tigers), I came across a brilliant restaurant with a scrap of newspaper sellotaped to the window.

03 Oct 2011

UK Inheritance to peak in 2047

Savings & Investments

UK Inheritance to peak in 2047

£1.1 trillion will be left to beneficiaries by 2047, the peak of leaving an inheritance, reveals a new report by HSBC.

30 Sep 2011

Santander extends Loyal Mover range & cuts fees

Mortgages

Santander extends Loyal Mover range & cuts fees

From today, Santander is extending its Loyal Mover range for existing Santander mortgage customers who are looking to move home.

30 Sep 2011

Credit Action releases October debt statistics

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Credit Action releases October debt statistics

Money education charity Credit Action has released the October debt statistics, a monthly release which details the level of debt in the UK.

30 Sep 2011

Central Loans Ltd launches selfserveloans.co.uk

Central Loans Ltd launches selfserveloans.co.uk

Central Loans Ltd, the Watford based secured loans broker has launched a new brand, Selfserveloans.co.uk, aimed at customers who want to serve themselves and see accurate loan rate

29 Sep 2011

Debit card use rockets while credit cards decline

Debit card use rockets while credit cards decline

British consumers have increasingly moved from credit to debit cards over the past decade, but could be losing valuable protection as a result, report Which?

29 Sep 2011

More than half of new-build buyers hit by problems

More than half of new-build buyers hit by problems

New research by Which? Money reveals a host of common problems, including poor workmanship, delays and unexpected costs.

29 Sep 2011

84 per cent increase in people struggling to pay the rent

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84 per cent increase in people struggling to pay the rent

Debt advice charity helpline National Debtline has received an 84 per cent increase in the number of people calling for help with rent arrears since the onset of the credit crunch

29 Sep 2011

Bridgewater launch inheritance equity guarantee sales aid

Retirement

Bridgewater launch inheritance equity guarantee sales aid

Bridgewater Equity Release, the home reversion specialist, has today launched a technical sales aid which helps advisers with clients who require a degree of their equity to be gua

29 Sep 2011

Jump Money focus on business quality

Features

Jump Money focus on business quality

Jump Money, the nationwide financial advisers, has spent quarter three 2011 focusing on the quality of its business and has introduced a series of measures designed to improve poli

29 Sep 2011

Y3S named as a preferred partner of Omni Capital

Y3S named as a preferred partner of Omni Capital

The South Wales broker has become the latest bridging packager to be offered 'Preferred Partner' status with Omni Capital.

29 Sep 2011

Mortgage approvals hit 11 month high at mutuals

Mortgages

Mortgage approvals hit 11 month high at mutuals

Mortgage approvals and gross lending by mutuals shows continued growth in August, report the BSA.

29 Sep 2011

Platform holds 10th broker feedback session

Platform holds 10th broker feedback session

Platform this week held its 10th forum for intermediaries to input in the future shape of its policies, products and service.

29 Sep 2011

Artemis to launch new European fund

Features

Artemis to launch new European fund

Artemis Investment Management LLP, the independent specialist manager of £10.9 billion, is to launch its 14th unit trust on 17 October 2011.

29 Sep 2011

Nationwide becomes leading online mortgage provider

Mortgages

Nationwide becomes leading online mortgage provider

Nationwide is leading the industry with online mortgage completions.

29 Sep 2011

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