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APAC Systems appoints Peter Heigho as MD

APAC Systems appoints Peter Heigho as MD

Peter Heigho has joined specialist financial technology business APAC Systems as its managing director.

02 Jul 2015

FCA reports £58.3m annual loss

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FCA reports £58.3m annual loss

The FCA made a loss of £58.3m for the year ended 31 March 2015 - in line with expectations according to its 2014/15 Annual Report.

02 Jul 2015

FCA announces new supervision and authorisation divisions

FCA announces new supervision and authorisation divisions

The Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed the creation of two new divisions that would be responsible for the FCA's supervisory and authorisations work.

02 Jul 2015

Precise events raise over £17,000 for charity

Precise events raise over £17,000 for charity

Precise Mortgages managing director Alan Cleary's 5th annual Charity Games Night raised £5,280, with proceeds going to chosen charity Believe to Achieve.

02 Jul 2015

Government reduces Lloyds stake to below 16%

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Government reduces Lloyds stake to below 16%

The government has sold a further 1% shareholding in Lloyds Banking Group through the trading plan launched in December, taking the total raised for the taxpayer to over £12.5 billion and reducing the government's shareholding to below 16%.

02 Jul 2015

Optimism in property market slows

Optimism in property market slows

Optimism in the property market has slowed down, with fewer homeowners anticipating an increase in the value of their home over the next 12 months, according to research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks.

02 Jul 2015

Hinckley & Rugby cuts high-LTV rates

Hinckley & Rugby cuts high-LTV rates

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has cut the interest rates on four mortgages, including one at 95% LTV.

02 Jul 2015

3mc announces strong H1 growth

3mc announces strong H1 growth

3mc has announced strong growth during the first half of 2015 with the number of new broker registrations, mortgage enquiries, applications and completions all making significant gains.

02 Jul 2015

Magellan adds fixed rates to credit repair range

Magellan adds fixed rates to credit repair range

Magellan Homeloans, the specialist mortgage lender, has extended its credit repair product range to include a choice of 2 and 3 year fixed rates as well as a wider range of pricing options across its loan-to-value bands.

02 Jul 2015

Nationwide: annual price growth slows to two-year low

Nationwide: annual price growth slows to two-year low

UK house prices fell by 0.2% in June, according to the latest Nationwide house price index.

02 Jul 2015

 

Kent Reliance partners with SimplyBiz Mortgages

Kent Reliance partners with SimplyBiz Mortgages

Kent Reliance, the specialist intermediary lender and part of OneSavings Bank plc, has announced that, from today, members of SimplyBiz Mortgages will have direct access to its competitive and award winning mortgage range.

01 Jul 2015

SBG commits itself to mortgage advisers at inaugural conference

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SBG commits itself to mortgage advisers at inaugural conference

Sesame Bankhall Group has today committed itself to the development of its appointed representative network and PMS mortgage club at its inaugural national mortgage conference at The Hilton at St. George's Park, Burton upon Trent.

01 Jul 2015

Y3S employs Human Resources Manager

Y3S employs Human Resources Manager

Cardiff-based loan brokerage Y3S has again strengthened its top team with the appointment of Laura Strange to the role of Group Human Resources Manager.

01 Jul 2015

TSB slashes rates for existing customers

TSB slashes rates for existing customers

TSB has today announced it is cutting rates across its range of mortgages available to existing customers. Those with a TSB mortgage, looking to transfer to a new TSB deal when their previous one ends will benefit from rate cuts of 0.10 per cent.

01 Jul 2015

Keystone boosts lending with new funding line

Keystone boosts lending with new funding line

Keystone Buy to Let Mortgages has launched its New Classic Range with funding from peer to peer lending platform Landbay.

01 Jul 2015

Friends, Romans, countrymen - lend me your money

Friends, Romans, countrymen - lend me your money

The current drama unfolding in Greece has more twists and turns than in any Greek Tragedy at the theatre of Dionysus in Athens.

01 Jul 2015

IFAs report increase in client concerns after pension reforms

IFAs report increase in client concerns after pension reforms

More than two fifths (43%) of IFAs have reported an increase in concerns from their ‘at-retirement’ clients about the impact of the new pension rules which came into force in the UK in April this year, according to the latest Baring Asset Management Investment Barometer.

01 Jul 2015

Funding Circle launches 10-minute application for introducers

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Funding Circle launches 10-minute application for introducers

Small business loan provider Funding Circle has launched a new application for registered introducers.

01 Jul 2015

Nationwide cuts rates on loyalty mortgages

Nationwide cuts rates on loyalty mortgages

From today, Nationwide is reducing selected 5 year fixed rate mortgage deals by up to 0.15% for existing Nationwide mortgage customers looking for a new deal.

01 Jul 2015

Leeds intermediary restructures lending team

Leeds intermediary restructures lending team

The restructure of Leeds Building Society's intermediary team has been completed after the final new roles were filled.

30 Jun 2015

The problems millennials are facing getting on the property ladder

The problems millennials are facing getting on the property ladder

Rocketing house prices outpacing wage increases, a more challenging mortgage market and poorer job security have all had an impact on young people looking to get on the property ladder.

30 Jun 2015

The start of a remortgage resurgence?

The start of a remortgage resurgence?

Watching the highlights from Glastonbury over the weekend - I wasn't there but (apart from the rain) it looked a good one - I couldn't help think of the old one-liner that, 'Even nostalgia ain't what it used to be'.

30 Jun 2015

Capita to acquire Vertex Mortgage Services

Capita to acquire Vertex Mortgage Services

Capita has today announced that it is acquiring Vertex Mortgage Services Limited for £35 million on a cash free, debt free basis, subject to approval by the Financial Conduct Authority.

30 Jun 2015

Halifax cuts rates by up to 0.50%

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Halifax cuts rates by up to 0.50%

Halifax has reduced mortgage rates across its 0-95% loan to value two-year fixed first-time buyer and home mover products by 0.50%.

30 Jun 2015

Home insurance premiums at five year low

Home insurance premiums at five year low

Home insurance premiums for new customers have tumbled to a five year low, according to analysis of more than 2.6 million home insurance quotes on MoneySuperMarket.com.

30 Jun 2015

Skipton launches new fixed rate range

Skipton launches new fixed rate range

From tomorrow, Skipton Building Society is launching a new range of two and five year fixes, with a choice of fee and rate blends to maximise choice and flexibility.

30 Jun 2015

FCA approves TSB takeover

FCA approves TSB takeover

The PRA and FCA have approved the bid by the Sabadell Group, announced on 17 April 2015, to acquire all of the shares of TSB Banking Group plc.

30 Jun 2015

GDP revised up for Q1

GDP revised up for Q1

UK GDP was estimated to have increased by 0.4% between Q4 and Q1, revised up 0.1 percentage points from the ONS' previous estimate.

30 Jun 2015

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