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Nottingham adds new RIO products

Nottingham Building Society has launched two new retirement interest only mortgage products. The offerings are a 40 per cent LTV five-year fix at 3.55 per cent, and a 40 per cent LTV two-year fix at 3.20 per cent. Both products require an applicant age of 55, include a £995 fee, and are for purchase or […]

Glenhawk appoints new portfolio manager

Glenhawk has appointed Sophie Watson as its new portfolio manager. Watson will be responsible for post completion administration, as well as assisting borrowers from loan enquiry through to redemption, according to the firm. She joins from Octopus Property where she held the position of servicing administrator. Prior to this she worked at Amicus Finance and […]

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Government announces plans for 20,000 new homes

The government has announced plans for 20,000 new homes to be built in the Exeter area. The construction of the new garden home community is expected to be completed by 2040. A total of £750,000 will be provided by the government in order to fund dedicated project teams, master planning work, and studies to anticipate […]

Project Etopia appoints Lord Stanley Fink as chairman

Project Etopia has appointed Lord Stanley Fink, the firm’s main investor, as chairman. According to the firm, Fink, in he’s new position will be taking a more hands on role, acting as an off-site construction specialist. Prior to this appointment Fink was a Conservative Party treasurer, and more recently chairman of ISAM Europe. Project Etopia […]

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Skipton adds feature to webchat service

Skipton Building Society has added the ability for an individual to discuss their financial difficulties through its webchat service. This new feature will be accessible via online, the telephone, or in-branch. The platform can also be used to change direct debit collection dates and request additional information on a customer’s account, such as current arrears […]


The SimplyBiz Group adds Onvestor to panel

The SimplyBiz Group has added Onvestor to its DB pension transfer referral panel. According to the firm, the panel offers solutions to advisers who do not operate in the defined benefits transfer market, however, are required to meet the needs of their clients. The panel is part of the firm’s ‘SimplyRefer’ proposition, which includes estate […]