The Association of Home Information Pack Providers has launched a HIP code of practice ahead of the introduction of the packs on June 1. All those involved in the provision of HIPs are invited to sign up to the code and consumers will be encouraged to use providers that display the code logo in their windows and on stationery.
Creative Mortgage Solutions has added Scarborough to its panel of residential lenders. Simon Evans, group relationship manager of Scarborough, says: We are delighted to be working closely with Creative Mortgage Solutions, as we feel it reflects our own ideology of forming close, long-term relationships, which will benefit the client by, for example, providing exclusive products […]
Abbey has made changes to the rates on its existing fixed rate mortgages, as well as launching two new deals.The first is a five-year fixed rate stepped product with a rate of 3.99% that increases in the second and third years to 5.79% and 5.99% in years four and five respectively. The five-year product has […]
In our regulated world we regularly ponder the definition of good. We think we’ve got it until someone comes along and kindly informs us that we are wrong.
Primrose has appointed Helen James, formally of GMAC-RFC, as its new marketing manager. The appointment comes as part of the companys expansion plans to grow its business nationwide.Primrose has expanded its operation throughout the UK, now with offices in London, Bracknell and Edinburgh. The development of Evaluate has significantly altered the shape of the company, […]
By Rob Burnett, head of European Equities at Neptune The ECB delivered a strong package in its latest policy announcement that managed to find the right balance between supporting the economy and not endangering the banking system. The EU banking system is very sensitive to negative rates and, if the ECB were to have cut […]