The chancellor Alistair Darling says he predicts UK GDP to contract by -3.5% in 2009.
Alliance & Leicester is extending its range of fees-free mortgages with the launch of three and four-year fixed rate remortgage and home buyer deals available up to 75% LTV.
The Guardian Group is launching a free online legal service giving brokers access to a select panel of lawyers on behalf of clients.
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services is introducing a risk-adjusted capital ratio for financial institutions.Bernard de Longevialle, credit analyst at S&P, says: “The RAC aims to provide a globally consistent and independent view of capital adequacy for each of the financial institutions we rate. “In our view, other risk-adjusted capital measures are increasingly issuer-specific–potentially making it […]
A report published this morning by the CIPD (CIPD Employee Outlook March 2015) provides yet more interesting data to the changing landscape of retirement planning. It should be remembered that we are in a period of genuine flux here given that the default retirement age was scrapped three years ago, and new pension freedoms come online in April. Both of these alterations will have a huge impact on how employees plan for their retirement.
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