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Retirement Plus revamps website

Retirement Plus has revamped its website to include additional equity release information, as well as an online calculator giving instant estimates of how much money clients could raise through equity release.

The equity release provider has also made changes to product details and navigation on the site, as well as featuring downloadable marketing literature.

Duncan Young, chief executive of Retirement Plus, says: “Visitors to the site are roughly split 50:50 between consumers and IFAs, whereas previously it was used predominantly by IFAs.

“In light of current inflationary pressures and lower pension returns the website will help brokers and customers alike do their research and gain a better understanding of the opportunities equity release can offer.”


Central banks club together to tackle funding

The Bank of England is injecting $40bn into the markets as part of a combined effort across several central banks to tackle the pressures on funding markets.

King offers no solace to the industry

When Sir Howard Davis was top dog at the Financial Services Authority between 1997 and 2003 he liked to describe his role as then chancellor Gordon Brown’s representative on earth.

Mawdsley sells stake in The Mortgage Partnership

John Mawdsley, managing director of Merseyside-based The Mortgage Partnership, today announced that he was hanging up his mortgage spurs – for the time being.


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