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Prestige Finance introduces 'roving underwriter'

Prestige Finance introduces 'roving underwriter'

Prestige Finance, the intermediary focused secured loan lender, part of OneSavings Bank, has appointed Janet Frame as a roving underwriter.

05 Feb 2014

Former RBS chief Hester to lead RSA Insurance

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Former RBS chief Hester to lead RSA Insurance

RSA Insurance Group today announced the appointment of ex-RBS chief Stephen Hester as Group Chief Executive and a Director of the Company with immediate effect.

05 Feb 2014

Oakwood completes rebrand as Pepper UK

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Oakwood completes rebrand as Pepper UK

Following the announcement in September that Oakwood Global Finance and Engage Credit Limited had been acquired by Pepper Group, the company has now completed the integration by combining the businesses under the Pepper name.

05 Feb 2014

Keystone rolls out two new ranges up to 80% LTV

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Keystone rolls out two new ranges up to 80% LTV

Keystone Buy to Let Mortgages has launched two product ranges – Classic and Premier – to cater more closely to the changing borrowing needs of landlords.

05 Feb 2014

88% expect more secured loans business under new regulation

88% expect more secured loans business under new regulation

88% of brokers are expecting to write more secured loan business when consumer credit regulation comes into effect in April, a recent broker survey has discovered.

05 Feb 2014

First Complete launches roadshows encouraging brokers to share best practice

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First Complete launches roadshows encouraging brokers to share best practice

First Complete has just launched its first series of roadshows of the year for its members. Called 'kick off meetings', they will be taking place around the UK, looking at the opportunities and challenges facing brokers over the coming year.

04 Feb 2014

New lender and provider awards launched by Paradigm

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New lender and provider awards launched by Paradigm

Paradigm Mortgage Services, the mortgage services proposition, has today launched its new Lender and Provider of the Month Awards which will be voted for by its DA Partner members.

04 Feb 2014

Intermediaries report increased mortgage business in Q4

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Intermediaries report increased mortgage business in Q4

The average number of mortgages being introduced by intermediaries to lenders was up by 7% in Q4 2013, in comparison with Q3 according to the latest research from buy-to-let specialist Paragon Mortgages.

04 Feb 2014

Leeds BS introduces low-fee remortgage at 2.09%

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Leeds BS introduces low-fee remortgage at 2.09%

Homeowners looking to remortgage and reduce their monthly repayments are being offered a new low-fee mortgage from Leeds Building Society at a competitive rate of 2.09% fixed for two years.

04 Feb 2014

Omni Capital launches development finance range

Omni Capital launches development finance range

Providers of short and medium-term residential property finance, Omni Capital, has unveiled details of its new development funding product.

04 Feb 2014

 

Barclays' Jenkins refuses £2.7m bonus

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Barclays' Jenkins refuses £2.7m bonus

Barclays Group CEO Antony Jenkins has refused his bonus for the second year in a row, citing the 'very significant costs' the group has faced this year as the reason.

04 Feb 2014

Hinckley & Rugby joins forces with Police Mutual

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Hinckley & Rugby joins forces with Police Mutual

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has joined forces with Police Mutual to offer mortgages to its 200,000 members.

04 Feb 2014

AMI takes on first law firm member

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AMI takes on first law firm member

Supplier of mover conveyancing services, myhomemove, has become the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries' first legal services company to join the organisation as an Affiliate Member.

04 Feb 2014

Magellan drops rates on sub-prime mortgage range

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Magellan drops rates on sub-prime mortgage range

Magellan Homeloans, the specialist lender which launched into the UK intermediary market in August last year, has passed on lower cost of funding to more closely target the credit repair market.

04 Feb 2014

Free BTL from outdated income requirements, says packager

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Free BTL from outdated income requirements, says packager

Complete FS, the South Coast based specialist lending packager, is calling on BTL lenders to review their insistence on a minimum income requirement in assessing clients for funding.

04 Feb 2014

Third of 18-34s making 'big sacrifices' to become FTBs

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Third of 18-34s making 'big sacrifices' to become FTBs

Over a third of non-homeowners aged 18-34 (36%) are hoping to get on the property ladder in the immediate future and are making big sacrifices to do so, according to the third annual Post Office House Buying Habit report.

04 Feb 2014

NatWest increases rates on 5-year fixes

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NatWest increases rates on 5-year fixes

NatWest Intermediary Solutions is making rate changes to a small number of its fixed rate deals tomorrow.

03 Feb 2014

Source extends household panel reach in Northern Ireland

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Source extends household panel reach in Northern Ireland

Source has announced it has competitively re-entered the Northern Ireland market for household insurance.

03 Feb 2014

EXCLUSIVE - FSE London 2013: Gary Webster, Key Retirement Solutions

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EXCLUSIVE - FSE London 2013: Gary Webster, Key Retirement Solutions

Another exclusive video from FSE London 2013 - here we have Gary Webster, Head of Partnerships at Key Retirement Solutions.

03 Feb 2014

SfI reduces rates on Flexible Offset mortgages

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SfI reduces rates on Flexible Offset mortgages

Santander for Intermediaries is reducing the rate on its Flexible Offset mortgage tomorrow by 0.5% to 3.09%.

03 Feb 2014

82% of brokers expect asset finance demand to grow

82% of brokers expect asset finance demand to grow

A recent survey, carried out by United Trust Bank, has shown that the majority of brokers are feeling very positive about the next three years.

03 Feb 2014

Shawbrook Commercial puts two new BDMs on the road

Shawbrook Commercial puts two new BDMs on the road

Today two new Shawbrook Bank Business Development Managers will start their rounds of brokers in the South East and Northern regions.

03 Feb 2014

New resi mortgage origination platform launched

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New resi mortgage origination platform launched

Crown Mortgage Management has today announced a new residential mortgage origination platform.

03 Feb 2014

Tyrie urges FCA to act over banks' sales incentives

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Tyrie urges FCA to act over banks' sales incentives

Treasury Select Committee Chairman Andrew Tyrie MP has written to FCA chief Martin Wheatley calling for more action over sales incentive schemes.

03 Feb 2014

Lloyds sets aside another £1.8bn for PPI provision

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Lloyds sets aside another £1.8bn for PPI provision

Ahead of its 2013 Full Year results announcement Lloyds Banking Group has today announced it has set aside yet another £1.8 billion for PPI redress, taking the total to nearly £10 billion.

03 Feb 2014

Equity finance could help firms to 'boost the economy'

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Equity finance could help firms to 'boost the economy'

Greater awareness and greater use of equity finance could help more firms to invest, grow and boost the long-term health of the UK economy, according to a new report by one of the UK’s leading employers’ organisation, published today.

03 Feb 2014

P2P lending sector increased 121% in 2013

P2P lending sector increased 121% in 2013

Figures released today show that peer-to-peer lending in the UK increased by 121 per cent during 2013.

03 Feb 2014

Prestige expands underwriting team

Prestige expands underwriting team

Prestige Finance, the intermediary focused secured loan lender, part of OneSavings Bank, has announced the appointment of key underwriting personnel to support the growth of the business in 2014.

03 Feb 2014

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