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73% Of brokers disapprove of borrowing age limit

Some 73% of Mortgage Strategy Online readers say lenders should not impose a maximum age limit on borrowers. Just 27% think they should.

This week, Mortgage Strategy asks: “Is a second charge loan a viable alternative to remortgaging for sub-prime clients?”

Q: Should lenders impose a maximum age limit on borrowers?

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Only 11% see mortgage protection as a priority

Lack of awareness has been blamed for just 11% of borrowers in the UK considering mortgage payment protection insurance to be a priority.Research commissioned by Bright Grey shows that mortgage protection is low down the list of people’s priorities, with contents insurance ranked as a more important concern. Only 23% of the home owners surveyed […]

Lib Dems warn of increasing debt due to rising unemployment

The Liberal Democrat Party has warned that rising unemployment could result in more debt, arrears and repossessions. Recently published government figures show unemployment has reached a seven year high. Liberal Democrat shadow chancellor Vince Cable says: “These figures are seriously worrying and represent a trend of rising unemployment stretching back almost two years.“It means that […]

Tax transparency

Conservative shadow chancellor George Osborne says he would require the Treasury to run a special website showing where tax money is spent.

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What employers should expect over the next five years

A major feature of our articles is looking into the Jelf Employee Benefits crystal ball to predict changes and trends that may influence the short and medium term shape of UK employee benefits.  By flagging such changes early we aim to provide our followers with the tools to make sensible and informed decisions on their benefits offerings.

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