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Mortgage Brain warns brokers to check KFIs

Concerns over the reliability of sourcing systems have been dismissed by technology provider Mortgage Brain.

But the company told brokers at Tuesday&#39s Mortgage Business Expo to double check all key facts illustrations, whether obtained direct from lenders or from sourcing systems.


OFT and Corrie star to launch major debt advice campaign

The Office of Fair Trading is to launch a major debt advice campaign with the aid of Coronation Street star Sue Cleaver. Cleaver, who plays Eileen Grimshaw who is in debt, will lend her support to the OFT campaign &#39In Debt? Help Yourself Out!&#39 aimed at helping people with debts they are unable to control. […]

SMS raises £3,000 for children&#39s charity Dreamflight

Solent Mortgage Services South-West has raised more than £3,000 for children&#39s charity Dreamflight at their second annual South-West charity dinner. The black tie dinner followed by charity auction was held at the Southgate Hotel in Exeter, and attended by SMS&#39 South-West based employees and mortgage introducers from across the region. Dreamflight, a charity that raises […]

Genesis unveils initial plans for packagers and appointed reps

Genesis Home Loans has announced its initial propositions plans for packagers and appointed representatives beyond Mortgage Day. The Peterborough-based branded lender and mortgage club says it will be offering a full appointed representative proposition with the combined benefits of a detailed compliance offer, supported by the latest technology and a comprehensive lender panel. Benefits of […]

2,500 brokers registered

The FSA says that 2,500 intermediaries have already registered for information packs in the two weeks since they became available. At a seminar on regulation at yesterday&#39s Mortgage Business Expo, Sarah Wilson, head of high street firms at the FSA, urged more to the same.


Pension over-taxing

800,000 people are at risk of being over-taxed on their pensions, writes Steve Webb, director of policy at Royal London Hundreds of thousands of people receiving company and personal pensions should check their tax code to make sure that they are not being over-taxed, according to a leading pensions firm. Mutual insurer Royal London has […]


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