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Brightstar unveils Easysource sourcing system

Brightstar unveils Easysource sourcing system

Brightstar today announced details of its new sourcing system for Intermediaries.

10 Jun 2015

Dudley BS targets larger loans

Dudley BS targets larger loans

Dudley Building Society has launched three new products through its panel of distributor packagers, including two aimed at clients looking for up to £1 million.

10 Jun 2015

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks launch fee free range

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks launch fee free range

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have reduced rates on their fixed-rate mortgage range.

10 Jun 2015

Peers: pension reforms will make "PPI scandal look like a children's tea party"

Peers: pension reforms will make "PPI scandal look like a children's tea party"

Politicians have criticised firms for denying savers access to their pensions, with pensions minister Ros Altmann warning that they have "no excuse".

10 Jun 2015

Prestige simplifies Prime and Large Loan ranges

Prestige simplifies Prime and Large Loan ranges

Prestige Finance, part of OneSavings Bank plc, has today announced simplified Prime and Large Loan ranges, including reduced rates and fewer LTV bands.

10 Jun 2015

MAS to highlight FCA's debt management changes

MAS to highlight FCA's debt management changes

The Money Advice Service has partnered with StepChange to help people who may be affected by the FCA's changes to the debt-management sector.

10 Jun 2015

Fixed rate fees drop 17% in four months

Fixed rate fees drop 17% in four months

Average fees on best-buy fixed rate mortgages have fallen 17% since November last year, but fees on variable rates remain virtually unchanged.

10 Jun 2015

PFCA calls for greater scrutiny of FOS cases

PFCA calls for greater scrutiny of FOS cases

The Professional Financial Claims Association has called for greater scrutiny of cases referred to the Financial Service Ombudsman.

09 Jun 2015

LV= launches broker webchat

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LV= launches broker webchat

LV= has announced that it will use Vizolution’s vChat, a web chat capability for LV= employees speaking to brokers remotely via its broker portal.

09 Jun 2015

Investec expands mortgage team

Investec expands mortgage team

Investec, the private bank and wealth manager, has strengthened its mortgage team with three appointments.

09 Jun 2015

 

Ex-equity release boss banned by FCA

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Ex-equity release boss banned by FCA

The Financial Conduct Authority has today banned ex-equity release director Kevin Allen from performing any function related to any regulated activity.

09 Jun 2015

HSBC to rename following global split

HSBC to rename following global split

HSBC's Chief Executive has today announced that the bank will rename its UK retail arm after it has separated from its global operations.

09 Jun 2015

Halifax Intermediaries cuts high LTV rates

Halifax Intermediaries cuts high LTV rates

Halifax Intermediaries has reduced the rates across its higher loan to value products for homemovers, remortgages, and first-time buyers.

09 Jun 2015

The Source launches broker rewards dashboard

The Source launches broker rewards dashboard

Source Insurance has today released the new Source Rewards Dashboard for brokers.

09 Jun 2015

MLAR: gross advances down 11% in Q1

MLAR: gross advances down 11% in Q1

The Bank of England and FCA's Q1 Mortgage Lenders and Administrators Statistics show that gross advances of £45.6bn were recorded in Q1 2015 - 3.2% lower than Q1 2014 and 11.1% lower compared with Q4 2014.

09 Jun 2015

Monmouthshire BS launches new remortgage and BTL range

Monmouthshire BS launches new remortgage and BTL range

Monmouthshire Building Society has launched a new range of two year fixed rate remortgage products for existing borrowers.

09 Jun 2015

HSBC to cut 10% of workforce in $5bn savings drive

HSBC to cut 10% of workforce in $5bn savings drive

HSBC today announced plans to cut thousands of jobs in the UK and around 25,000 jobs worldwide as it undertakes a "significant reshaping of its business portfolio".

09 Jun 2015

Halifax cuts FTB and remortgage rates

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Halifax cuts FTB and remortgage rates

Halifax has reduced rates across its first-time buyer, homemover and remortgage range by up to 0.3%.

09 Jun 2015

North-South repossession divide shrinks by 20%

North-South repossession divide shrinks by 20%

The North-South divide in home repossessions closed by a fifth from 2013 to 2014, according to research by e.surv.

09 Jun 2015

Accord launches fee-free range

Accord launches fee-free range

Accord Mortgages has today launched a range of 20 fee-free fixed-rate mortgages with either £250 cashback on completion or free standard legal fees, aimed at customers who want to minimise the upfront costs of moving home or remortgaging.

08 Jun 2015

Bellpenny completes £56m IFA acquisitions

Bellpenny completes £56m IFA acquisitions

National wealth manager Bellpenny announced today that it has completed two more IFA acquisitions, comprising total funds under management of £56m and more than 250 clients.

08 Jun 2015

What’s in a name – broker or adviser – does it matter?

What’s in a name – broker or adviser – does it matter?

This is an interesting question, and one that I’ve been asked on a few occasions. And absolutely, Yes! It matters.

08 Jun 2015

Key Partnerships sees surge in adviser registrations

Key Partnerships sees surge in adviser registrations

Key Partnerships has registered more than 5,500 advisers for its equity release referral service - a 41% annual increase.

08 Jun 2015

Kensington completes £508m securitisation

Kensington completes £508m securitisation

Specialist lender Kensington has closed a securitisation of £508 million – its second transaction in less than three months.

08 Jun 2015

CBI downgrades UK growth forecast

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CBI downgrades UK growth forecast

CBI is forecasting 2.4% growth for 2015 and 2.5% in 2016, a slight downgrade compared with February’s forecast of 2.7% and 2.6% respectively.

08 Jun 2015

FCA's SIPP amendments to "reduce costs for firms"

FCA's SIPP amendments to "reduce costs for firms"

The FCA have amended the capital requirements framework for self-invested personal pension operators.

08 Jun 2015

Berkeley Alexander announces record growth

Berkeley Alexander announces record growth

General insurance provider, Berkeley Alexander, has revealed a 56% year-on-year growth in new business and a 104% increase in online sales.

08 Jun 2015

New peer-to-peer lender launches

New peer-to-peer lender launches

A new peer-to-peer business lending platform has launched its first loan product, aiming to turn the concept of UK investing on its head.

08 Jun 2015

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