6 – The number of residential mortgage products Skipton Building Society is offering via brokers after relaunching a slimmed-down version of its range.
2.8 – The number of weeks the average rental property stood empty in 2011, down from 3.2 weeks in 2010, says Paragon Mortgages.
£2bn – The amount of its government loan that Northern Rock Asset Management paid back last year, the results of its holding company UK Asset Resolution show.
£500m – The amount in avoided tax that Barclays has been ordered to pay back to the Treasury.
26 – The number of awards handed out at the Mortgage Strategy Awards last week.
50% – The proportion of the working population in England who only have primary school maths skills, figures from the government revealed last week.
£3.6bn – The amount of bad debt written off by UK credit card companies in 2011, Bank of England data shows.
20% – The proportion of Platform’s buy-to-let business in December 2011 and January 2012 that came from accidental landlords – home owners who rent their property when they move.