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Moneyfacts offers advisers e-commerce portal

Moneyfacts has expanded its operations with the launch of an e-commerce portal for financial advisers called eMoneyfacts.

For the cost of a year&#39s subscription to Moneyfacts magazine, eMoneyfacts combines the features of a printed publication with online services.

The Moneyfacts Mortgage Hub will provide a single point of access to lenders. As well as a commission comparison search it gives links to lenders&#39 websites, online applications and downloadable application forms. A compliance centre is also featured.

John Woods, chief executive of Moneyfacts, says: “This takes advantage of the latest search technology to offer a 21st century solution. And because it utilises Moneyfacts&#39 existing capabilities it can be offered to customers at no extra cost.”


RAMP launches first exclusive product range

The Regulatory Alliance of Mortgage Packagers has launched its first range of exclusive products. A cashback buy-to-let tracker, a cashback self-certification tracker and a non-conforming minor adverse self-certification product. The mortgages are being introduced with the support of Platform and are only available through RAMP members. The alliance believes that the three products are among the […]

Bankhall and Paymenshield control £30bn worth of lending

Bankhall and Paymentshield have revealed that they now control mortgage lending of in excess of £30bn and have a combined membership base of over 36,000 intermediaries as a result of their strategic alliance. Bankhall also announced that it is to spend a further £10m on developing its IT systems as it works towards the elimination […]

Charlie Bean reappointed to Monetary Policy Committee

Charlie Bean, executive director for monetary policy and chief economist at the Bank of England, has been reappointed as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee with effect from June 1 2004. The reappointment is for a further three-year term.

Will other mutuals follow Standard Life?

Europe&#39s largest mutual insurer Standard Life announced its proposal to demutualise earlier this month. The proposal will be put to its two million members at the annual general meeting in 2006. The insurer, currently in the middle of a business review, has also announced it is to cut 1,000 jobs by the end of 2004 […]


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