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Number of mortgage products soars to five-year high

Mortgages

Number of mortgage products soars to five-year high

Competition between mortgage lenders saw the number of products available on the market leap by 9% to reach record levels in August, according to the National Mortgage Index from Mortgage Advice Bureau.

18 Sep 2014

MetLife deal adds 930 advisers to Openwork

MetLife deal adds 930 advisers to Openwork

MetLife and Openwork have agreed to the transfer of up to 930 of MetLife’s self-employed advisers and a new distribution agreement in respect of MetLife’s Accident Protection product.

17 Sep 2014

Brightstar sponsors UK Sepsis Trust Inaugural Charity Ball

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Brightstar sponsors UK Sepsis Trust Inaugural Charity Ball

Celebrities, supporters and those affected by Sepsis joined together on Friday 12th September for the glittering UK Sepsis Trust Inaugural Charity Ball.

17 Sep 2014

Newgate Compliance successfully completes first FCA application

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Newgate Compliance successfully completes first FCA application

Newgate Compliance, the independent compliance consultancy firm co-founded by former FCA Regulators Martin Herriot and Aron Brown, has completed its first FCA application successfully without delays and beating all timing expectations.

17 Sep 2014

Precise unveils lending criteria for self-employed

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Precise unveils lending criteria for self-employed

In its campaign to help self-employed borrowers, Precise Mortgages, the specialist lender, has today launched its new lending criteria for self-employed people.

17 Sep 2014

Metro Bank cuts rates on its 5-year fixes

Mortgages

Metro Bank cuts rates on its 5-year fixes

From today, high street bank Metro Bank is reducing rates on its residential 5 year fixed rate mortgages by 20bps.

17 Sep 2014

Hinckley & Rugby launches exclusive 2.5% BTL for TBMC

Mortgages

Hinckley & Rugby launches exclusive 2.5% BTL for TBMC

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has today launched an exclusive buy to let mortgage with TBMC, the buy to let and commercial mortgage specialist.

17 Sep 2014

Hope Capital offers enhanced proc fees

Hope Capital offers enhanced proc fees

Hope Capital is offering a 50% enhanced procuration fee from 23rd September throughout the month of October to celebrate its third birthday.

17 Sep 2014

Could group sessions boost retirement advice?

Retirement

Could group sessions boost retirement advice?

According to a nationwide survey of financial advisers by Prudential, advisers view small group sessions as a potential way to provide useful face-to-face retirement advice.

17 Sep 2014

Scottish house supply slowdown on horizon

Mortgages

Scottish house supply slowdown on horizon

House sales in Scotland have reach a six-year high, but slowing supply is on the horizon according to the latest LSL/Acadata House Price Index.

17 Sep 2014

 

Low income borrowers hit hardest by MMR

Mortgages

Low income borrowers hit hardest by MMR

Borrowers with dependents and low incomes have been most affected by new limits on mortgage lending arising from the Mortgage Market Review, according to new research from IMLA among lenders and brokers.

17 Sep 2014

Virgin launches 6-year fixes from 2.99%

Mortgages

Virgin launches 6-year fixes from 2.99%

Virgin Money is launching two new mortgages, offering customers a six-year fixed rate at the same attractive price as is currently available on its five-year fixed rate mortgages.

16 Sep 2014

Mirror, mirror: the rise of vanity bridging

Mirror, mirror: the rise of vanity bridging

SPECIAL FEATURE: Matthew Anderson, director of Fincorp.

16 Sep 2014

Adviser fined and banned by FCA

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Adviser fined and banned by FCA

The Financial Conduct Authority has fined a financial adviser after it was found that he 'lacks honesty' and misled clients about their investments.

16 Sep 2014

A star-studded evening for a fantastic cause at the UK Sepsis Trust Ball

A star-studded evening for a fantastic cause at the UK Sepsis Trust Ball

We were honoured to be invited to the UK Sepsis Trust Inaugural Ball, held on Friday last week.

16 Sep 2014

Hinckley & Rugby exclusive for Buy to Let Club

Mortgages

Hinckley & Rugby exclusive for Buy to Let Club

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society, which lends throughout England & Wales, has launched an exclusive mortgage for Buy to Let Club with very competitive fees.

16 Sep 2014

London house prices up almost a fifth in a year: ONS

Mortgages

London house prices up almost a fifth in a year: ONS

UK house prices increased by 11.7% in the year to July 2014, up from 10.2% in the year to June 2014, according to the latest ONS House Price Index.

16 Sep 2014

The Loans Engine & TMA to pair up

The Loans Engine & TMA to pair up

Secured loans specialists, The Loans Engine, is continuing its drive to boost consumer end results by partnering with a mortgage club when the Financial Services Expo returns to London this month.

16 Sep 2014

e-finity Leads to launch 'Click-to-Call' lead generation for advisers

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e-finity Leads to launch 'Click-to-Call' lead generation for advisers

As the mobile search market expands,lead generation agency e-finity Leads is launching a cost effective way for financial advisers to benefit with the launch of its Click-to-Call service, at the Financial Services Expo.

16 Sep 2014

Smart Money moves head office

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Smart Money moves head office

Smart Money, the intermediary focussed second charge distributor, has announced it is moving to a new Head Office site in order to provide a more effective centre for the increase in its English and Welsh business.

16 Sep 2014

'Most complete' crowdfunding platform launched

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'Most complete' crowdfunding platform launched

Tech entrepreneur Chris Hancock, aided by an advisory panel of big names from finance and business, is launching Crowd2Fund,believed to be the most complete crowdfunding solution in the marketplace.

16 Sep 2014

Bridgebank Capital to launch new split brand

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Bridgebank Capital to launch new split brand

Bridgebank Capital are set to make an exciting announcement this week regarding the launch of a new split brand.

16 Sep 2014

Shawbrook extends solicitor non-representation offering

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Shawbrook extends solicitor non-representation offering

Shawbrook Bank has announced that it is extending its solicitor non-representation offering to include limited companies across all products on refinances, regardless of property type.

16 Sep 2014

Valuations activity down - except for BTL

Valuations activity down - except for BTL

August has seen an annual drop in UK housing market activity, according to the latest research from Connells Survey & Valuation.

16 Sep 2014

Commercial lender hits £20m mark

Commercial lender hits £20m mark

Ezbob, the online short term commercial lender, has lent over £20 million in the twelve months since its formal launch in 2013.

15 Sep 2014

Skipton launches longer-term mortgage range

Mortgages

Skipton launches longer-term mortgage range

Skipton Building Society has said it is ‘breaking new ground’ in launching a new competitive range of buy-to-let products, with fifty per cent being longer term offerings.

15 Sep 2014

Accord reduces BTL rates by up to 0.40%

Mortgages

Accord reduces BTL rates by up to 0.40%

Accord is today reducing its mortgages by up to 0.40%.

15 Sep 2014

1 in 3 Brits plan to use the markets in retirement

Retirement

1 in 3 Brits plan to use the markets in retirement

New research from MGM Advantage, the retirement income specialist, suggests that UK adults are planning to use equity investments to help them outstrip inflation and manage the rising cost of living.

15 Sep 2014

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