It seems that every day we are presented with more evidence in the media that the country is in the grip of a serious downturn.
The Financial Services Authority has modified regulations to allow merged building societies to be covered by deposit protection compensation as separate entities.
The National Fraud Strategic Authority is calling for the mortgage community to work together in a renewed effort to tackle the multi-million pound problem of mortgage fraud.
Looking at the current mortgage funding crisis and the fall of the former building societies such as Bradford & Bingley and Halifax, it is fascinating to note that back in the 1980s the Building Societies Association was lobbying parliament for new legislation which would allow its members to become mortgage banks.And intriguingly, a key player […]
According to our recent report on the death of retirement, changes in workplace pension provision mean that coming generations of retirees could have a radically different experience of retirement from their parents. The average contribution rate into an old-style final salary pension was around 20 per cent of total wages, the statutory minimum for a […]
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