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Nationwide reveals MCD preparations

Nationwide reveals MCD preparations

Nationwide has announced its preparations for the implementation of the Mortgage Credit Directive on 21 March 2016.

13 Jan 2016

NIESR: GDP growth remains at 0.6%

NIESR: GDP growth remains at 0.6%

NIESR's monthly estimates of GDP suggest that output grew by 0.6% in the three months ending in December 2015 after growth of 0.6% in the three months ending in November 2015.

12 Jan 2016

FCA refuses to lift broker ban

FCA refuses to lift broker ban

The FCA has refused an application by Mark Gregory Thorogood to revoke a Prohibition Order imposed on him in December 2010.

12 Jan 2016

Shawbrook launches new residential investment products

Shawbrook launches new residential investment products

Shawbrook has announced a number of changes to its residential investment range that includes new products and a commitment to improved SLAs across the application journey.

12 Jan 2016

Just Mortgages to become AR of Openwork

Just Mortgages to become AR of Openwork

Just Mortgages, the financial advisory business of Spicerhaart, will join Openwork as an Appointed Representative from Legal & General.

12 Jan 2016

Top 3 pension liberation scam tactics revealed

Top 3 pension liberation scam tactics revealed

The top three phrases used by pension liberation scammers to steal savers' retirement funds have been published by a nationwide campaign group.

12 Jan 2016

Adviser jailed for five years over £6m tax fraud

Adviser jailed for five years over £6m tax fraud

A tax adviser and accountant has been jailed for five years for evading more than £6 million in tax.

12 Jan 2016

LV= launches new equity release product

LV= launches new equity release product

LV= has launched Lifetime Mortgage LumpSum+, expanding its offering in the equity release market.

12 Jan 2016

Barcadia Media launches unique recruitment portal

Barcadia Media launches unique recruitment portal

Money Careers, a unique new recruitment website aimed specifically at financial services professionals, has been launched today by Barcadia Media.

12 Jan 2016

BTL purchases expected to outstrip remortgages in Q1

BTL purchases expected to outstrip remortgages in Q1

Buy to let remortgage transactions outstripped purchases by more than 2:1 in 2015, according to the latest Complex Buy to Let Index from Mortgages for Business.

12 Jan 2016

 

Lending Works hits £20 million lending mark

Lending Works hits £20 million lending mark

Lending Works facilitated nearly £15 million in loans in 2015 - a near threefold increase on the £5 million written in the lending platform's first year.

12 Jan 2016

Would a simpler model help close the advice gap?

Would a simpler model help close the advice gap?

The cost of providing advice is the biggest barrier to advisers offering their services to mass market savers, research commissioned by MetLife for its response to the Financial Advice Market Review shows.

12 Jan 2016

ABI and BIBA launch Code of Good Practice

ABI and BIBA launch Code of Good Practice

The Association of British Insurers and the British Insurance Brokers' Association have launched a joint Code of Good Practice to help insurers and insurance brokers recognise and help potentially vulnerable customers, who may need extra support when renewing motor and home insurance policies.

11 Jan 2016

Teachers BS appoints Senior Mortgage Adviser

Teachers BS appoints Senior Mortgage Adviser

Martin Harvey has been appointed as the new Senior Mortgage Adviser at Teachers Building Society.

11 Jan 2016

Paradigm purchases stake in IFA software

Paradigm purchases stake in IFA software

The Paradigm Group has purchased a 50% stake in software house Adviser Cloud.

11 Jan 2016

DeVere launches HNW division

DeVere launches HNW division

DeVere UK has launched a new High Net Worth division.

11 Jan 2016

Fleet and Mortgage Trust revamp BTL ranges

Fleet and Mortgage Trust revamp BTL ranges

Fleet Mortgages and Mortgage Trust have both announced changes to their product ranges.

11 Jan 2016

FSE Glasgow opens for registration

FSE Glasgow opens for registration

Registration for the first Financial Services Expo of the year, to be held in Glasgow, is now open.

11 Jan 2016

MP report highlights "rife" state pension confusion

MP report highlights "rife" state pension confusion

The Work and Pensions Select Committee is calling on DWP to make urgent changes to the information they are sending to people reaching retirement age.

11 Jan 2016

Broker Conveyancing cuts fees across range

Broker Conveyancing cuts fees across range

Broker Conveyancing has announced a price reduction across its entire product range.

11 Jan 2016

Dudley BS launches new product range

Dudley BS launches new product range

Dudley Building Society has added new discounted and 5 year fixed rate products to its range.

11 Jan 2016

Norton Broker Services expands team

Norton Broker Services expands team

The Norton Group has welcomed two new Broker Account Managers to strengthen the support system for their introducers.

11 Jan 2016

Y3S unveils rebrand

Y3S unveils rebrand

Welsh specialist finance group Y3S has released the latest incarnation of its brand for 2016 - the firm's first major overhaul since 2007.

11 Jan 2016

FTB numbers remain resilient despite 13% deposit rise

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FTB numbers remain resilient despite 13% deposit rise

The number of first-time buyers totalled 310,000 in 2015, according to Halifax figures.

11 Jan 2016

2016 - a rollercoaster ride for advisers?

2016 - a rollercoaster ride for advisers?

So, welcome to 2016. Predictions about what the future are notoriously difficult to make but I think it's safe to say that the first quarter of the year is likely to be rather frenetic for all mortgage market stakeholders.

08 Jan 2016

Uinsure adds Ageas to landlord panel

Uinsure adds Ageas to landlord panel

GI provider Uinsure has added Ageas to its panel of landlord insurers.

08 Jan 2016

Hinckley & Rugby cuts higher-LTV rates

Hinckley & Rugby cuts higher-LTV rates

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has cut the interest rates on four mortgages - two discounts and two fixed rate products.

08 Jan 2016

Aegon launches free pension guidance service

Aegon launches free pension guidance service

Aegon has today launched a free information and guidance service, Aegon Assist.

08 Jan 2016

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