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Helping Hand – Jenny’s Story

Jenny’s Story offers a look at how Royal London’s personal support service Helping Hand can provide a dedicated nurse during and after treatment.



Which way for mortgage rates in 2017?

Following an avalanche of rate cuts, the mortgage industry should brace itself for a possible upward turn as lender costs and inflation rise, experts advise The trend for mortgage rate cuts is coming to an end and both brokers and clients should prepare for hikes this year, according to industry experts. Meanwhile, lending giants including […]

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Rate rise of up to 3% predicted by early 2020s

A former Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member has predicted that interest rates could rise to 2 or 3 per cent by the early 2020s. Now senior economic adviser at PWC, Andrew Sentance (pictured) was speaking at the Building Society Association conference in London earlier today, and also estimated that the UK will lose about […]

Trusts: Easier than you think?

Protection providers often extol the benefits of placing plans in trust. The advantages for clients are widely recognised and numerous – inheritance tax mitigation, avoiding probate delay, controlling claim proceeds, and so the long, familiar list continues. Yet, dismissed as unnecessary form-filling, or simply viewed as irrelevant in the context of a mortgage sale, less […]


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