Peter Mitchell, Castlegate Financial Services, Managing director
The Council of Mortgage Lenders is forecasting that gross lending will remain static at £135bn in 2011, but that net lending will drop from £9bnthis year to £6bn. In a market update last week the CML says: “We do not envisage a return to the lending levels that characterised the middle of the lastdecade for […]
The Monetary Policy Committee was once again split three ways in December, official minutes show.
Two mortgage brokers from a franchise of The Money Centre have been imprisoned after a £28m buy-to-let fraud. Both of them worked at The Money Machine in High Wycombe, a franchise of The Money Centre. John Stirzaker, 33, from Aylesbury was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment after being investigated by the Thames Valley Police’s Economic […]
Re-enrolment is a sizeable task, and requires proper planning. You must ensure that eligible staff who are not already in your auto-enrolment pension scheme are put back into it.