View more on these topics

Islamic boost

Gordon Brown last week celebrated the “invaluable” contribution of Muslims and said he wanted to make Britain the global gateway to Islamic finance and trade.

Recommended

Ensure clients know insurance options

The number of borrowers without adequate payment protection insurance is a cause for concern and something brokers should be tackling.

JEREZ 2006: Lenders accused of hiding behind regulation

Brokers have accused lenders using regulation as an excuse not to raise proc fees. Speaking at the Mortgage Summit in Jerez on June 21, Kevin Patterson, sales director at Park Row, says it’s ironic that although lenders blame regulation for tighting margins, the biggest cost had in reality been bourn by brokers. Charles Haresnape, managing […]

JEREZ 2006: Interest rates hike is opportunity for brokers

The predicted rise in interest rates offers challenges to borrowers but also opportunities for brokers, say lenders. Speaking at the Mortgage Summit in Jerez, Jeff Sutherland-Kay, director of Sutherland Strategy and chairman of the conference session, asked the panel what impact increasing interest rates could have on the intermediary market.Peter Beaumont, deputy chief executive officer […]

Reynolds gets a World Cup grilling

Martin Reynolds, former head of sales at BM Solutions, found himself on the wrong arm of the German law last week at the England vs Trinidad and Tobago game in Nuremberg. Instead of enjoying the second half of the match Reynolds was instead questioned by local police after being scammed into buying a stolen ticket […]

income protection claimants

Generation Rent

By Denise Wond, Marketing Relationship Manager, Royal London We’ve heard a great deal about Generation Rent in recent years but what does it actually mean for consumers and advisers and has the face of the typical renter changed? The picture is certainly more diverse than it used to be Homeownership has fallen to 64 per […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up