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The Council of Mortgage Lenders says it does not expect to see repossessions creep beyond the total of 45,000 it forecast for 2008.
Mortgage packager and distributor, Complete Mortgage and Loan Services is offering brokers a £100 bonus payment for using the in-house legal services provided by its panel solicitors.
The Financial Services Authority has revealed that it had concerns about HBOS as far back as 2002 and identified that it needed to ‘strengthen the control infrastructure within the group’.
There was something faintly ironic about four of the previously most powerful men in the banking industry being chastised on the naughty step by a group of MPs last week.
Health Shield has strengthened its position in the cash plan market, according to the latest Laing & Buisson report, increasing its market share by income from £27m in 2012 to £29m in 2013. The Health Cover UK Market Report 2014 revealed that the non-profit-making Friendly Society was the only provider in the top four to have increased its market share by income over the past year. Health Shield was also the only cash plan provider in the top four to have increased its market share by income every year for the previous five years. This infographic presents the figures.
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