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Existing financial advisers have three months left before ‘real RDR deadline'

Features

Existing financial advisers have three months left before ‘real RDR deadline'

Existing financial advisers who have not started their journey towards obtaining a Level 4 qualification should not be thinking about 31 December 2012, the real deadline is 3 Jan

06 Oct 2011

Yasin Patel, Director at Mayfair Bridging

In The Spotlight

Yasin Patel, Director at Mayfair Bridging

myintroducer.com catches up with Yasin Patel, Director at Mayfair Bridging, the bridging finance lender.

06 Oct 2011

Abbey for Intermediaries change tracker rates

Mortgages

Abbey for Intermediaries change tracker rates

Abbey for Intermediaries are changing selected 2 year Tracker rates at 70% and 75% LTV in response to recent competitor moves.

05 Oct 2011

Gareth Lewis joins Precise Mortgages

Gareth Lewis joins Precise Mortgages

Precise Mortgages are pleased to announce the appointment of Gareth Lewis, who has joined as Head of Sales.

05 Oct 2011

Underwriting innovations cut protection 'not taken up' rates

Protection

Underwriting innovations cut protection 'not taken up' rates

Aviva protection customers are benefitting from a series of underwriting developments, which have dramatically reduced its NTU (Not Taken Up) rates for protection products.

05 Oct 2011

Chelsea boosts best buy mortgage choice

Mortgages

Chelsea boosts best buy mortgage choice

Chelsea Building Society is expanding its range of best buy mortgages with new products to offer borrowers even more choice.

05 Oct 2011

Landlords urged to act quickly against rent arrears

Landlords urged to act quickly against rent arrears

Landlord Assist, the nationwide tenant eviction and referencing firm, is urging landlords to take immediate action if their tenants default on rent payments.

05 Oct 2011

6 convicted for £4m commercial loan fraud

6 convicted for £4m commercial loan fraud

“Lord” Edward Davenport and five others convicted in Gresham advanced fee fraud, report the Serious Fraud Office.

05 Oct 2011

Lenders introduce new form for disclosing incentives

Mortgages

Lenders introduce new form for disclosing incentives

Builders and developers selling newly built, converted or renovated property funded by a mortgage have been required to fill in a new "disclosure of incentives" form from

05 Oct 2011

Are you looking to sell Alternative Investments?

Features

Are you looking to sell Alternative Investments?

Intelligent Partnership are urging IFA's who might be interested in adding alternative investments to their client's portfolio's, to come and meet the team in their SIPP Zone 13th-

05 Oct 2011

 

Omni Capital joins the growing AOBP Affiliate Lender panel

Omni Capital joins the growing AOBP Affiliate Lender panel

The Association of Bridging Professionals is proud to welcome Omni Capital as their 14th Affiliate Lender.

05 Oct 2011

Unsecured loan rates show significant increase

Unsecured loan rates show significant increase

Analysis of the unsecured loan market by independent financial research company Defaqto has found that since the base rate reduced to 0.5% in March 2009.

05 Oct 2011

Mayfair Bridging become regulated by the FSA

Features

Mayfair Bridging become regulated by the FSA

Mayfair Bridging have become regulated by FSA and are now be in a position to offer bridging loans on owner-occupied property.

04 Oct 2011

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

Features

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

Features

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

Flexibility & Customer Service

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

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