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TCF progress

Many financial services firms have made progress over the past year on Treating Customers Fairly, Clive Briault, managing director of the FSA told an industry audience last week. Briault says he had been encouraged by firms identifying TCF gaps and putting in place programmes to fix problems.

Just Retirement deals plus support Just Retirement’s flexible equity release products have been launched alongside a support and education package for IFAs.


Brush up on the consolidation options

When it comes to dealing with clients looking for debt consolidation, mortgage advisers are expected to have a working knowledge of the options available, says Bill Warren

Money Partners appointed to TMW panel

The Mortgage Warehouse, the Kent-based mortgage packager, has appointed specialist lender Money Partners to its lending panel, effective immediately.Colin Bailey, head of sales at TMW, says: “We have been keenly watching Money Partners since the company launched on M-Day last year with a view to working together. “We were particularly attracted to the comprehensive range […]

GMAC-RFC reports 79% broker satisfaction

GMAC-RFC says that over three-quarters of brokers are satisfied with its level of service. A recent survey shows 79% of brokers said the service was above or better than average and 67% reported turnaround times were good or excellent. GMAC-RFC attribute its competitive standards of service with its POSD system, which benefits brokers by freeing […]

Bethnal Green joins Lloyds TSB pilot

The branch of Lloyds TSB in London’s Bethnal Green has started offering Islamic banking services to the area’s Muslim community. The branch is the latest to join Lloyds TSB’s Islamic Financial Services pilot, which now covers 17 locations. Bethnal Green Lloyds TSB will now offer a current account and a home finance scheme designed to […]

Navigating volatility

The making of any fund can be seen in how it responds to crises and opportunities. In this short video, Head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management Trevor Greetham outlines how the Royal London Global Multi Asset Portfolios or GMAPs navigated through Brexit and the US election cycle. He also highlights the importance […]


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