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Natwest Home Insurance launches £100,000 competition

With the average mortgage now £100,000, NatWest Home Insurance has launched a competition which will enable the winner to pay up to £100,000 off their mortgage.

All people have to do to enter is to ask for a home insurance quote or give NatWest their insurance renewal date before the end of September. If the winner prefers, they can opt to take a cash prize of £25,000. The second name drawn will win a Ford Focus 1.8 Ghia.

Bob Trinder, product and marketing manager at NatWest Insurance Services, says: “Not only does NatWest offer great value home insurance, at very competitive prices, but for the next few weeks someone who enters our competition will find themselves paying off all or a large part of their mortgage.”


Nationwide launches lowest ever fixed rate mortgages

Nationwide Building Society yesterday announced details of its new fixed rate mortgages. Following the reduction of 0.2% across all products, these are now the lowest fixed rates ever available from the Society. These new rates are available from August 21 and reflect recent movements in the money markets. The products include a two year fixed […]

Strong growth in building society lending

Building society gross advances amounted to £3,551 million in July, increasing from £2,812 million in June, the Building Societies Association says. Net advances were £1,224 million in July, up from £1,061 million in June. Approvals (loans agreed, but not yet made) increased to £3,681 million in July, from £3,212 million in June. In the savings […]

FSA publishes latest consultation paper

The FSA published its long-awaited consultation paper on regulated mortgage sales last Monday. Sarah Wilson, director of the FSA&#39s high street firms division, says: “We want to make sure that consumers get clear comparable information on mortgages and that, where they get advice, they are recommending a suitable mortgage. We aim to introduce a regime […]

Scarborough Building Society alters proc fees

Detailed below is the scale of procuration fees paid to mortgage intermediaries by Scarborough Building Society: Residential mortgage products: £25,000 to £74,999 = £150£75,000 to £149,999 = £175£150,000+ = £200 Buy-to-let mortgage products: £25,000 to £74,999 = £250£75,000 to £149,999 = £400£150,000+ = £500

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EEF/Jelf Employee Benefits Sickness Absence Survey 2015

EEF stated in its 2015 EEF Manifesto that the UK’s growth prospects depend on people being fit, working and productive. Keeping people in work and helping people return to work is very important for the manufacturing sector. It means boosting productivity by getting people back into work as early as is possible, as well as fostering workplace cultures and environments that proactively manage individuals’ health conditions so that all can benefit from lower sickness absence outcomes.


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