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UCB Home Loans to increase variable rate mortgages

UCB Home Loans is increasing its variable rate mortgages by 0.25% from July 1 2004. This follows the recent increase in the Bank of England base rate.

The variable rates now offered are a FlexiPlus variable rate at 6.79% (7.2% APR), an investment flexible variable rate of 6.79% (7.3% APR) and self-certification variable rate 7.39% (7.9% APR).


Closing the savings gap is the top priority for government, says ABI

The Association of British Insurers yesterday announced that reducing Britain&#39s £27bn annual savings gap should be a top government priority. Commenting on yesterday&#39s announcements on the Sandler suite of products, Mary Francis, director-general of the ABI, says: “This decision is a step in the right direction. The government has recognised that the 1% price cap […]

GMAC-RFC enhances non-conforming mortgage range

GMAC-RFC yesterday announced details of its enhanced non-conforming mortgage range. Rates start at just 5.24%, with a choice of competitive discounted and fixed rates that are available on a status or self cert basis. The range was designed after careful analysis of market data that showed that borrowers have a wide range of varying levels […]

Gay insurance expert invited to join industry working group on HIV

Chris Morgan, editor of Pink, has been invited to join the Association of British Insurers&#39 new working group focusing on HIV and self-responsibility as a consultant. Over the last 12 months Morgan has contributed heavily to the new best practice guidelines on HIV and Insurance,which are about to be applied to the industry. Morgan&#39s […]

Name change for Pinniger Partnership

Pinniger Partnership has changed its name to Primeword Communications.  Pinniger Partnership (a trading name of Primeword Limited) was established in 1995 and has specialised in lobbying and public relations for the financial services and associated sectors.  The name change is designed to denote a more corporate image for the company and to reflect its expansion […]


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