After the recent three-month LIBOR reset, specialist lender Money Partners dropped its variable rate to 4.65% as of September 1.
Matthew Bright, managing director of Optoma Broker Solutions has left the company to pursue new opportunities. Chairman and chief executive Andrew Seymour and operations director Harpal Singh have assumed overall management of the business.Optoma has also appointed three new business development managers and opened an office in Newark, Nottinghamshire, to manage its increasing volumes of […]
Dear Delia I am increasingly being asked by my clients about equity release. I’m aware this subject that needs careful advice but I am confused – since Financial Services Authority regulation last year, what does equity release industry body Safe Home Income Plans offer consumers that is not covered by the FSA? Also, I am […]
The September edition of the Rightmove House Price Index shows asking prices have fallen for a 3rd consecutive month. In the last three months asking prices have fallen by over 3,200, a fall of 0.4%. The UK property website survey also shows that August activity outstripped expectations, halting increases in unsold property stock. The results […]
Alan Dring, formerly head of sales at Standard Life Bank, has been appointed sales director at eConveyancer. eConveyancer is a national network of independent solicitors working from offices across the UK including Northern Ireland. Part of the United Group, it is one of the leading suppliers of internet conveyancing services with a rapidly expanding user […]
Johnson Fleming has published a step-by-step guide demonstrating the importance of record keeping and reporting, and how it can ensure you operate a successful scheme. The guide takes you through some key questions you need to ask and identifies the information you need to obtain. The topics include: why you need to keep records and the benefits of doing this; registering your scheme; what information you need to record to ensure you meet the Pensions Regulator’s requirements; and what items need to be recorded and when.
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