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Prestige launches lowest ever Prime and Large loan rates

Prestige launches lowest ever Prime and Large loan rates

Prestige Finance, part of OneSavings Bank plc, has cut rates across its Prime & Large Loan range to offer its lowest ever variable and fixed rates on its Prime and Large loan products.

05 Nov 2015

360DotNet integrates SortRefer's conveyancing portal

360DotNet integrates SortRefer's conveyancing portal

360DotNet have announced the full integration of SortRefer's online conveyancing portal into its client management system 360 Lifecycle.

05 Nov 2015

Deutsche Bank fined $258m for violating US sanctions

Deutsche Bank fined $258m for violating US sanctions

US regulator, Department of Financial Services, has announced that Deutsche Bank will pay $258 million for processing transactions on behalf of countries and entities subject to U.S. sanctions, including Iran, Libya, Syria, Burma, and Sudan.

05 Nov 2015

Shawbrook's Q3 profit up 68%

Shawbrook's Q3 profit up 68%

Shawbrook's underlying profit before tax grew by 68% to £54.5m in Q3, which the Group attributed to growing demand for lending from SMEs.

05 Nov 2015

Annual house price growth rises to 9.7%

Annual house price growth rises to 9.7%

House prices in the three months to October were 9.7% higher than in the previous year - higher than September's 8.6%, and the highest since August 2014, according to the latest Halifax house price index.

05 Nov 2015

Together cuts secured loan rates

Together cuts secured loan rates

Specialist lender, Together, has cut rates on secured loan products by up to 1%.

04 Nov 2015

Intelliflo integrates Mortgage Brain's sourcing system

Intelliflo integrates Mortgage Brain's sourcing system

IT software firm Intelliflo has partnered with Mortgage Brain to offer a complete online mortgage solution for its users.

04 Nov 2015

L&G's lifetime mortgage completions hit £102m

L&G's lifetime mortgage completions hit £102m

Legal & General's lifetime mortgage completions totalled £102m year to date, with £65m of advances in Q3 and applications currently running at around £10m per week.

04 Nov 2015

Payday lender to provide £1.7m redress after FCA review

Payday lender to provide £1.7m redress after FCA review

CashEuroNet UK, the parent company of Quick Quid and Pounds to Pocket, has agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority to provide redress to almost 4,000 customers to the value of £1.7m following concerns about the firm's lending criteria.

04 Nov 2015

Accord makes further high-LTV rate reductions

Accord makes further high-LTV rate reductions

Accord is reducing its mortgages for customers with a 10% deposit by up to 0.15%, with added incentives including free standard valuation.

04 Nov 2015

 

FCA urges insurers not to see regulation as a challenge

FCA urges insurers not to see regulation as a challenge

The insurance sector's current position is a "challenging one", according to Tracey McDermott, Acting Chief Executive at the Financial Conduct Authority.

04 Nov 2015

Mortgage rates fall to record lows despite rate rise speculation

Mortgage rates fall to record lows despite rate rise speculation

Mortgage rates have crept down to some of their lowest ever levels again, despite speculation of a base rate rise next year, according to MoneySuperMarket.

04 Nov 2015

Clydesdale and Yorkshire launch lowest ever remortgage

Clydesdale and Yorkshire launch lowest ever remortgage

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have today announced their lowest ever remortgage rates.

04 Nov 2015

Coventry BS launches new Flexx range

Coventry BS launches new Flexx range

Coventry for intermediaries has launched a new residential mortgage range offering 2 and 5 year Flexx-Fixed products and Flexx Trackers from 1.59%.

04 Nov 2015

Charter Court mortgage lending passes £2.5bn

Charter Court mortgage lending passes £2.5bn

Charter Court, the specialist challenger bank and owner of Precise Mortgages and Charter Savings Bank, has passed through £2.5 billion of mortgage completions to the end of October 2015.

04 Nov 2015

Roma Finance hires introducer relationship manager

Roma Finance hires introducer relationship manager

Roma Finance, the Manchester-based bridging and development finance lender, has announced the appointment of Vicki Ineson as Relationship Manager as the company continues to grow its product range and service offering in the bridging market.

04 Nov 2015

Equity release boosts retirement income by £75,000

Equity release boosts retirement income by £75,000

Pensioners are boosting their retirement income by an average £74,787 by cashing in on rising property prices, according to analysis from Key Retirement.

04 Nov 2015

Pension freedoms to increase family financial planning

Pension freedoms to increase family financial planning

Financial advisers expect the number of couples and families seeking joint advice on retirement planning to increase as a result of the recent pension freedoms, according to new research by Prudential.

04 Nov 2015

Arrests made in auto-enrolment fraud operation

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Arrests made in auto-enrolment fraud operation

Six people have today been arrested as part of a joint operation involving Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire police, The Pensions Regulator and the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate.

03 Nov 2015

The buy-to-let sector 'not bumping up against the buffers'

The buy-to-let sector 'not bumping up against the buffers'

Until April last year, it was sufficient for the NACFB to state that all its brokers had to hold a consumer credit licence.

03 Nov 2015

The Mortgage Hut backs new apprenticeship scheme

The Mortgage Hut backs new apprenticeship scheme

Independent whole-market mortgage broker The Mortgage Hut has become one of the first firms to offer the new Financial Services apprenticeship.

03 Nov 2015

New network receives full FCA permissions

New network receives full FCA permissions

Tryloans Network has launched after receiving full permission from the Financial Conduct Authority.

03 Nov 2015

The Exeter completes cash plan acquisition from OneFamily

The Exeter completes cash plan acquisition from OneFamily

Newly re-branded healthcare and protection insurer, The Exeter, has completed its acquisition of the cash plan provider Engage Mutual Health from fellow mutual OneFamily.

03 Nov 2015

ABI: pension freedom withdrawals reach £4.7bn

ABI: pension freedom withdrawals reach £4.7bn

ABI data published today shows that £4.7bn has been withdrawn under the new pension freedoms since April.

03 Nov 2015

Standard Chartered to cut 15,000 jobs after $139m loss

Standard Chartered to cut 15,000 jobs after $139m loss

Standard Chartered has reported a pre-tax loss of $139m (£90m) in Q3, compared to a $1.5bn profit the previous year.

03 Nov 2015

Santander launches FTB exclusives

Santander launches FTB exclusives

Today, Santander launches a new range of products exclusively for first time buyers.

03 Nov 2015

New insurance transparency rules mark a "watershed moment"

New insurance transparency rules mark a "watershed moment"

Plans for a new industry code on vulnerable customers at renewal and to publish industry wide data on how many claims are accepted for motor, property and travel products, will be announced by ABI Chairman and AXA UK CEO Paul Evans today.

03 Nov 2015

Paratus AMC appoints Chief Technology Officer

Paratus AMC appoints Chief Technology Officer

Paratus AMC, the residential mortgage servicer and lender, which launched BTL provider Foundation Home Loans in February, has appointed Roulla Williams as Chief Technology Officer.

03 Nov 2015

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