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FLS is no lump of coal

This time last year, with the much-delayed third consultation paper for the Mortgage Market Review only just out, Mortgage Strategy was wondering whether the FSA’s latest regulatory opus was a lump of coal or Christmas gift for the intermediary industry. A year on, it’s still difficult to see what the true impact of the MMR […]


Sants in line for up to £3m pay package at Barclays

Former FSA chief executive Hector Sants is set to receive a pay package of up to £3m when he joins Barclays next month as head of compliance and government and regulatory relations.

Steve Payne

Sleep better with critical cover

According to the Centre for Economics and Business Research there will be fewer housing transactions this year than there were in 2011. This is not completely surprising as it is well documented that a large number of people in the UK are financially challenged at the moment. Taking out a mortgage can be extremely time-consuming […]


Almost nine in 10 employers admit failings with post-DRA compliance

The default retirement age (DRA) was abolished more than three years ago, yet new research from Jelf Employee Benefits suggests that the vast majority of employers still have some way to go to fully understand, comply and communicate the landmark legislation change that prevents older employees being forcibly retired on the grounds of age alone.


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  • dez 17th December 2012 at 4:49 pm

    Sorry, why has this one caption competition, it’s probably the most unfunny, weird and drawn out caption ever. Something wittier would have been brokeback mountain (British Version)