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Intelliflo launches MMR MOT for advisers

Mortgages

Intelliflo launches MMR MOT for advisers

Six weeks after the Mortgage Market Review was implemented, Intelliflo, provider of web-based business management software for the financial services sector, has released its free MMR ‘MOT’.

11 Jun 2014

Aldermore strengthens executive team

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Aldermore strengthens executive team

Aldermore has appointed Vicki Harris as Group Strategy and Marketing Director.

11 Jun 2014

New entrants to the UK mortgage market

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New entrants to the UK mortgage market

[SPECIAL FEATURE: David Tweedy, market relations director at Target Group]

11 Jun 2014

Lack of price competition costing payday borrowers

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Lack of price competition costing payday borrowers

A lack of price competition means that payday loan customers may be paying too much for their loans, according to provisional findings from the Competition and Markets Authority.

11 Jun 2014

InterBay Commercial launches refurb loan product

InterBay Commercial launches refurb loan product

InterBay Commercial, part of the OneSavings Bank PLC Group, has released a term refurb loan product to its key partners.

11 Jun 2014

Big data could mean more regulatory fines for smaller firms

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Big data could mean more regulatory fines for smaller firms

The growth of Big Data will trigger a sharp rise in UK financial services firms being investigated, and potentially fined, by regulators, according to Data-as-a-Service provider, Anomaly42.

11 Jun 2014

NAPF says pension proposals will require 'huge effort'

Retirement

NAPF says pension proposals will require 'huge effort'

The National Association of Pension Funds today published its response to HM Treasury’s consultation ‘Freedom and choice in pensions’.

11 Jun 2014

Holloway Friendly launches business insurance

Protection

Holloway Friendly launches business insurance

Holloway Friendly, the original friendly society specialising in income protection policies for all, has launched a new business insurance subsidiary called Optimal.

11 Jun 2014

Panacea Adviser and Advisertech announce collaboration

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Panacea Adviser and Advisertech announce collaboration

Panacea Adviser has teamed up with a popular adviser to launch a new resource to members, Advisertech, a website offering expert insight on a range of online marketing and social media issues.

11 Jun 2014

Promise praises new secured criteria from Spring Finance

Promise praises new secured criteria from Spring Finance

Following the announcement yesterday of new criteria from Spring Finance, master broker Promise Solutions has praised the new terms as a major breakthrough for customers with an adverse credit history.

11 Jun 2014

 

Bridgewater takes equity release workshop to Peterborough

Retirement

Bridgewater takes equity release workshop to Peterborough

Bridgewater Equity Release has today announced it will be heading to Peterborough next month to hold the latest of its roundtable workshops for specialist equity release advisers.

11 Jun 2014

Convey Law makes two appointments after CLC approval

Legal

Convey Law makes two appointments after CLC approval

Following approval from the Council of Licensed Conveyancers, Convey Law have announced two appointments with Gareth Richards being appointed as Head of Legal Practice and Gareth Evans being appointed as Head of Finance and Administration.

10 Jun 2014

Cardiff Pinnacle joins income protection scheme

Protection

Cardiff Pinnacle joins income protection scheme

Cardiff Pinnacle has signed up to Seven Families, a campaign being led by the Income Protection Task Force to raise awareness with consumers about the importance of having income protection.

10 Jun 2014

Friends Life calls for urgent action on retirement guidance

Retirement

Friends Life calls for urgent action on retirement guidance

Friends Life is calling for an urgent decision on the mechanism for delivering the guidance guarantee outlined in this year’s Budget so that pensions industry can work to ensure delivery of the new arrangements by the April 2015 deadline.

10 Jun 2014

Responsible Equity Release appoints Partnership Development Manager

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Responsible Equity Release appoints Partnership Development Manager

As part on their ongoing commitment to helping financial intermediaries to get involved in equity release, Responsible Equity Release has appointed Mark Pepper as Partnership Development Manager.

10 Jun 2014

Keep interest-only momentum going, urges FCA

Mortgages

Keep interest-only momentum going, urges FCA

The FCA has responded to figures released by the CML that show lenders have fulfilled their commitment to contact interest-only borrowers.

10 Jun 2014

BoE: BTL advances up 65% in Q1

BoE: BTL advances up 65% in Q1

The Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority today published the latest Mortgage Lenders and Administrators Statistics for the United Kingdom covering the period Q1 2014.

10 Jun 2014

FCA finalises changes to client assets rules

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FCA finalises changes to client assets rules

The Financial Conduct Authority has today finalised changes to the client money and custody assets rules.

10 Jun 2014

Lenders have met interest-only commitment, says CML

Mortgages

Lenders have met interest-only commitment, says CML

The Council of Mortgage Lenders is pleased to report that mortgage lenders have successfully met a commitment they gave a year ago to contact their borrowers with interest-only mortgages.

10 Jun 2014

Kensington grows intermediary team

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Kensington grows intermediary team

Kensington, is growing its broker sales team, as the lender pledges its intent to invest more in developing intermediary business.

10 Jun 2014

NACFB expo adds Aldermore as lead sponsor

NACFB expo adds Aldermore as lead sponsor

Aldermore has announced that they are one of the lead sponsors of the upcoming NACFB Commercial Finance Expo taking place on Wednesday 25th June at the NEC, Birmingham.

10 Jun 2014

FSE Manchester 2014 - Louisa Sedgwick, Leeds Building Society

FSE Manchester 2014 - Louisa Sedgwick, Leeds Building Society

We spoke to Louisa Sedgwick from Leeds Building Society at FSE Manchester recently about what mutuals have to offer to the mortgage market and innovation within lending.

07 Jun 2014

The house price bubble conundrum

Blogs

The house price bubble conundrum

[Blog from Simon Crone, President, Commercial – Mortgage Insurance Europe at Genworth]

07 Jun 2014

Further reform needed to solve housing issues, warns IMF

Mortgages

Further reform needed to solve housing issues, warns IMF

Speaking at the end of a tour of the UK, the International Monetary Fund MD Christine Lagarde has said the UK needs to increase its housebuilding output as demand continues to outstrip supply.

06 Jun 2014

April sees further growth in consumer finance

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April sees further growth in consumer finance

Figures released today by the Finance & Leasing Association show that new business grew by 7% in April 2014, compared with the same month last year.

06 Jun 2014

Aldermore boosts board with two new appointments

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Aldermore boosts board with two new appointments

Aldermore has appointed two Non-Executive Directors to its Board. John Hitchins and Cathy Turner both bring extensive experience and knowledge of UK banking to their new roles.

06 Jun 2014

Funding Circle offers double commission deal

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Funding Circle offers double commission deal

As part of Funding Circle’s ongoing commitment to introducers, the online marketplace for business loans is offering a double headed summer giveaway.

06 Jun 2014

Regulation costs up to 20% of small firms' income

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Regulation costs up to 20% of small firms' income

Research conducted by the Association of Professional Financial Advisers has found that the total annual cost of regulation for the financial advice industry is almost half a billion pounds.

06 Jun 2014

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