Latest News

Industry Marathon runners host charity casino night

Industry Marathon runners host charity casino night

Barcadia Media Director James Lucas - alongside James Prosser (Front Events), Peter Izard (Investec Bank) and Jeff List (Brightstar) - will be running the London Marathon on 24 April 2016 to raise money for national Children's charity WellChild.

10 Mar 2016

CML: Remortgage lending at seven-year high

CML: Remortgage lending at seven-year high

Remortgage and buy-to-let activity soared in January, while home-owner and home mover activity saw a seasonal dip, according to the CML.

10 Mar 2016

FCA refuses authorisation of debt management firm

FCA refuses authorisation of debt management firm

The FCA is writing to 16,000 customers of debt management firm PDHL, which has been refused authorisation and can no longer carry on regulated debt management activities.

10 Mar 2016

Aldermore lending figures fuel 88% profit rise

Aldermore lending figures fuel 88% profit rise

Aldermore has reported a 88% rise in profit before tax to £95m in 2015 fuelled by a 28% in net lending to £6.1bn.

10 Mar 2016

Pension experts launch DB taskforce

Pension experts launch DB taskforce

A Taskforce to tackle the problems faced by defined benefit pension schemes has been launched and will be chaired by Ashok Gupta, former deputy chair of the Bank of England's Procyclicality Working Group.

10 Mar 2016

more 2 life reports 39% application surge

more 2 life reports 39% application surge

more 2 life has reported record lending figures for 2015, driven by a 39% surge in applications for its equity release range.

10 Mar 2016

Budget 2016 - what do industry experts predict?

Budget 2016 - what do industry experts predict?

With less than a week to go until Chancellor George Osborne's Budget, and a delay on further pension reforms seemingly confirmed, what changes can the industry expect to see announced?

10 Mar 2016

BTL surge doubles monthly house price growth

BTL surge doubles monthly house price growth

Average property prices rose by 0.8% (£2,277) on a monthly basis in February - double the rise seen in January.

10 Mar 2016

UBS & Deutsche Bank lose tax avoidance case

UBS & Deutsche Bank lose tax avoidance case

HMRC has shut down a scheme used by UBS and Deutsche Bank designed to avoid around £135 million in tax.

09 Mar 2016

NIESR: GDP growth drops to 0.3%

NIESR: GDP growth drops to 0.3%

GDP grew by 0.3% in the three months ending in February 2016 after growth of 0.4% in the three months to January, according to NIESR's latest estimate.

09 Mar 2016

 

L&G adds new lenders to MCD Matrix

L&G adds new lenders to MCD Matrix

Legal & General Mortgage Club's MCD Matrix has been updated to include NatWest, National Counties, and Platform.

09 Mar 2016

Will we see the launch of a Help to Buy Pension?

Will we see the launch of a Help to Buy Pension?

Those desperate to get on the property ladder could benefit from a 'Help to Buy Pension', NFU Mutual has said.

09 Mar 2016

Leeds BS launches fees assisted high-LTV range

Leeds BS launches fees assisted high-LTV range

Leeds Building Society has launched a 95% LTV two year fixed rate at 3.89%.

09 Mar 2016

FTB enquiries drop 3.7% as BTL sees 'rapid growth'

FTB enquiries drop 3.7% as BTL sees 'rapid growth'

The proportion of buy-to-let mortgage enquiries grew by 4.4% to 18.2% of all mortgage enquiries during 2015.

09 Mar 2016

FCA to review regulatory barriers to innovation

FCA to review regulatory barriers to innovation

Advice and investment firms have told the FCA that a lack of clarity over regulatory definitions of advice, guidance and personal recommendations were a barrier to the use of digital and mobile solutions.

09 Mar 2016

MTF appoints Head of New Business

MTF appoints Head of New Business

Bridging finance lender, MTF, has appointed James Anderson as its Head of New Business.

09 Mar 2016

First Complete adds specialist insurance broker to panel

First Complete adds specialist insurance broker to panel

Specialist insurance broker Pulse has joined the First Complete protection panel, to take referrals from First Complete ARs who cannot find life assurance cover for their clients because of the nature of their work.

09 Mar 2016

Enterprise and Together announce record completions

Enterprise and Together announce record completions

Enterprise Finance and Together have completed a total of £4.3m in second charge transactions in February.

09 Mar 2016

Brokers urged not to ignore new BTL business

Brokers urged not to ignore new BTL business

Brokers could leave themselves short of new business when the market enters a hiatus period as lenders and brokers concentrate on completing existing loans before the Stamp Duty deadline.

09 Mar 2016

CHL announces return to lending with BTL range

CHL announces return to lending with BTL range

CHL Mortgages has announced a return to lending after rebranding as 'CHL for Intermediaries'.

08 Mar 2016

February sees record instruction growth

February sees record instruction growth

Broker Conveyancing says it has seen strong monthly and year-on-year growth in the level of instructions for sale, purchase and remortgage cases in the first two months of 2016.

08 Mar 2016

Rob Barnard leaves Aldermore for Pepper Homeloans

Rob Barnard - Aldermore

Rob Barnard leaves Aldermore for Pepper Homeloans

Rob Barnard has left his role as Head of Intermediary Distribution at Aldermore Bank to join Pepper Homeloans.

08 Mar 2016

AToM partners with Bluestone Mortgages

AToM partners with Bluestone Mortgages

All Types of Mortgages has added Bluestone Mortgages to its lender panel.

08 Mar 2016

Carney: Brexit could cause banks to leave London

Carney: Brexit could cause banks to leave London

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney believes that some financial services firms would leave London if Britain left the European Union.

08 Mar 2016

Leeds BS launches lowest ever 10 year fix

Leeds BS launches lowest ever 10 year fix

Leeds Building Society is launching what it says is the lowest ever 10 year fixed rate mortgage at 2.75%.

08 Mar 2016

MLAR: fixed rate lending rises in Q4

MLAR: fixed rate lending rises in Q4

Gross fixed-rate mortgage lending increased from 80.7% in Q3 2015 to 84.1% in Q4 2015, according to the latest Mortgage Lenders and Administrators statistics.

08 Mar 2016

BoE to offer extra liquidity around EU referendum

BoE to offer extra liquidity around EU referendum

The Bank of England has announced that it will offer billions of pounds of extra liquidity to banks in the weeks around the EU referendum.

08 Mar 2016

TSB merges direct and intermediary distribution teams

TSB merges direct and intermediary distribution teams

TSB is bringing together its intermediary and direct mortgage distribution teams following the growth of both divisions over the last year.

08 Mar 2016

Latest Money Careers

Popular this week

Buy-to-let
Roadshow 2017

15th - 23rd November

4 days
7 specialists
4 locations
Free to attend

Click here to register now