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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

Paradigm adds Scottish Widows to protection panel

Paradigm adds Scottish Widows to protection panel

Paradigm Protect has announced the addition of Scottish Widows Protect to its protection panel.

08 Jan 2016

MPs back transitional arrangements for female state pension

MPs back transitional arrangements for female state pension

At yesterday's House Of Commons debate on the equalisation of the state pension age on women, MPs supported SNP MP Mhairi Black's calls for the introduction of transitional arrangements for women negatively affected by the accelerated rate of equalisation.

08 Jan 2016

Kensington rebrands ahead of New Street Mortgages launch

Kensington rebrands ahead of New Street Mortgages launch

Kensington Group has rebranded to become The Northview Group, which will comprise of Kensington Mortgages, Acenden, and New Street Mortgages which is expected to launch early this year.

08 Jan 2016

West One Loans annual lending hits £400m

West One Loans annual lending hits £400m

West One Loans completed almost £400m of gross lending in 2015, according to its latest figures.

08 Jan 2016

LendInvest takes 10% share of P2P market

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LendInvest takes 10% share of P2P market

Earlier this week, LendInvest completed a £5 million loan in London, taking the total it has lent across the UK to £501 million.

08 Jan 2016

Aldermore removes 1% limited company BTL charge

Aldermore removes 1% limited company BTL charge

Aldermore is removing the additional 1% previously charged on its range of specialist limited company (single residential unit) buy-to-let products to align them with standard individual buy-to-let deals.

07 Jan 2016

The benefits of the second-hand annuity market

The benefits of the second-hand annuity market

In this day and age you don't often hear the words 'second-hand' anymore - instead they tend to be replaced by, what we might be referred to as 'hipster' language.

07 Jan 2016

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