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Hinckley & Rugby launches first exclusive mortgage for Intrinsic

Mortgages

Hinckley & Rugby launches first exclusive mortgage for Intrinsic

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has announced the launch of its first exclusive mortgage for the Intrinsic network of financial advisers.

24 Sep 2014

Property downsizing will unlock £136.5bn in the next 5 years claims report

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Property downsizing will unlock £136.5bn in the next 5 years claims report

New research from MGM Advantage, shows 12% of the UK’s retired population are planning to downsize their property within the next five years, potentially unlocking an estimated £136.5bn of housing equity in the process.

24 Sep 2014

New report reveals who were the most active mortgage lenders of 2013

Mortgages

New report reveals who were the most active mortgage lenders of 2013

CML has released data that sheds light on who where the largest lenders last year.

24 Sep 2014

Strong buying activity driven by Augusts FTBs

Mortgages

Strong buying activity driven by Augusts FTBs

Buying activity contrasts with subdued remortgaging market, reports CML.

24 Sep 2014

Chief Commercial Officer appointed at Islamic Bank of Britain

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Chief Commercial Officer appointed at Islamic Bank of Britain

Islamic Bank of Britain plc (IBB), the UK’s only wholly Sharia compliant retail bank, today announced the appointment of Keith Leach to the newly created position of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

23 Sep 2014

Housing activity is 'moderating': BBA

Mortgages

Housing activity is 'moderating': BBA

Housing market activity appears to be moderating, according to the latest figures from the BBA.

23 Sep 2014

FCA confirms Barclays record fine

FCA confirms Barclays record fine

The FCA has confirmed that Barclays Bank has today been fined £37,745,000 for failing to properly protect clients’ custody assets worth £16.5 billion.

23 Sep 2014

Three quarters of Shawbrook loans processed in 48 hours

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Three quarters of Shawbrook loans processed in 48 hours

Shawbrook Bank has revealed its Service Level Agreement statistics for August, showing that despite the holiday slowdown almost all loans were processed within 72 hours.

23 Sep 2014

Women to face financial disadvantage in retirement

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Women to face financial disadvantage in retirement

Income drawdown advisers Portal Financial warn that the situation facing women in retirement is alarming despite auto-enrolment.

23 Sep 2014

Barclays to be fined £38m by FCA

Barclays to be fined £38m by FCA

Barclays is expected to be fined a record £38m by the FCA today, it has been reported by Sky News.

23 Sep 2014

 

FSE London show a sell out

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FSE London show a sell out

Financial Services Expo London, the premier exhibition for the financial services industry, has today announced it has sold out all its exhibitor space for this week’s event plus it has seen a 15% increase in visitors pre-registering to attend.

23 Sep 2014

Smart Money appoints North West and Midlands BDM

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Smart Money appoints North West and Midlands BDM

Smart Money, the specialist distributor, has appointed Simon Nicholson to the role of BDM responsible for the North West of England including Manchester, Liverpool, and south to Birmingham and the Midlands.

23 Sep 2014

Using technology to aid client relationships

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Using technology to aid client relationships

[Blog from Julie Murray, Technology Director of Revolution]

23 Sep 2014

SortRefer shows off its online capability at FSE

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SortRefer shows off its online capability at FSE

Conveyancing portal SortRefer is using the Financial Services Expo on the 24th/25th September to showcase its online portal which gives brokers access to a panel of the best conveyancing professionals in the UK.

23 Sep 2014

Remortgage lending sees hangover from MMR

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Remortgage lending sees hangover from MMR

Latest figures from LMS reveal that monthly gross remortgage lending saw a monthly decrease of 1% in August to £3.87bn, down from the £3.9bn in July reported by the Council for Mortgage Lenders.

23 Sep 2014

LendProtect launches real-time credit reporting programme

LendProtect launches real-time credit reporting programme

The FCA has recently consulted on new regulations, under which the FCA will expect high-cost, short-term credit lenders to report consumer credit data in real-time and to at least two credit reference agencies by November 2014.

22 Sep 2014

AMI policy analyst joins FCA

AMI policy analyst joins FCA

Alex Revell is leaving AMI after serving five years in policy analysis to join the Sector Support team at the FCA as a Senior Associate.

22 Sep 2014

Accord cuts resi rates for 10-day sale

Mortgages

Accord cuts resi rates for 10-day sale

Accord Mortgages is reducing rates on a wide range of its residential mortgage products by up to 0.25% at 65%, 70% and 75% LTV as part of its ten-day sale.

22 Sep 2014

3mc adds Aldermore to bridging panel

3mc adds Aldermore to bridging panel

Mortgage distributor 3mc has added Aldermore to its bridging panel and will provide brokers with the choice of either a packaged or ‘club’ bridging service.

22 Sep 2014

Debt management firms must raise their game, says FCA

Debt management firms must raise their game, says FCA

The FCA says debt management firms must demonstrate they provide appropriate advice, do not charge unfair fees, and have adequate processes for handling client money when assessments for consumer credit authorisation start next month.

22 Sep 2014

People using property to fund retirement at record numbers

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People using property to fund retirement at record numbers

One in 14 (7%) non-retired people – the equivalent of around 2.5 million individuals – admit they are planning on selling their primary residence to fund their retirement, according to Baring Asset Management.

22 Sep 2014

Aldermore to float on LSE

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Aldermore to float on LSE

Challenger bank Aldermore plans to float on the London Stock Exchange in October, reported the BBC this morning.

22 Sep 2014

Advisers diversify smaller pension pot investments

Advisers diversify smaller pension pot investments

New data analysis from Selectapension reveals a significant change in how advisers are diversifying pension pot investments, with an increasing number of smaller pots being considered for income drawdown.

22 Sep 2014

Leeds BS launches fixed rate cashback deal

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Leeds BS launches fixed rate cashback deal

A new three year fixed rate mortgage - with a competitive rate of 3.24% and £1,000 cashback - is being launched by Leeds Building Society on Tuesday, 23rd September.

22 Sep 2014

ezbob to demonstrate commercial loan decisions in hours

ezbob to demonstrate commercial loan decisions in hours

ezbob is looking to show brokers how easy it is to get up to £50,000 of funding for SME clients when they come to its stand at the second Financial Services Expo in London.

22 Sep 2014

Average price of flat up £50,000 in ten years

Average price of flat up £50,000 in ten years

The average price of a flat in the UK has risen by nearly £51,000 (£425 per month) from £157,172 in 2004 to £208,169 today, according to latest research from Halifax.

22 Sep 2014

Select & Protect showcases new home insurance product at expo

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Select & Protect showcases new home insurance product at expo

GI provider Select & Protect will be showcasing their new home insurance product at this week’s Financial Services Expo in Old Billingsgate, London.

22 Sep 2014

Rents hit all-time high as market approaches autumn peak

Rents hit all-time high as market approaches autumn peak

Rents have eased slowly up to reach an all-time record high as the rental market approaches its autumn peak, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from Your Move and Reeds Rains.

19 Sep 2014

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