Kristina GrimesBusiness development directorSpicerhaart Why did you join Spicerhaart earlier this year?In an uncertain economic climate it is great to see a company investing in its people, products and systems to provide better service for clients. Any business investing now is a pleasure to work for as most are cutting back. What is the future […]
The Financial Services Authority has granted Barclays, Lloyds Banking Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland temporary time extensions to handle payment protection insurance complaints. The regulator said last year that all banks must compensate customers who were mis-sold PPI, which could cost a total of £4.5bn. The British Bankers’ Association appealed the decision so […]
Remortgage business has fallen 28% in April and will remain subdued, the Council of Mortgage Lenders has warned. Figures from the trade body released last week show there were 24,700 remortgage loans worth £3bn advanced in April, which is down 28% by number and 27% by value on March’s 34,100 loans worth £4.1bn. The number […]
The Financial Services Consumer Panel recently published a six-point plan for a sustainable and flexible mortgage market. It could have been penned by the CML, there was such a convergence of views. It argued regulation should help consumers and that regulatory policy should take account of wider social and economic implications a key point we […]
Do macro headlines create white noise which impacts market prices? Portfolio Manager at Harris Associates, David Herro, discusses how market volatility can create opportunities to buy good business at a discount.
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