Brokers hit out angrily at the FSA during the Mortgage Expo, saying they are “bitterly disappointed” with how the regulatory process is being handled. A number of brokers expressed their frustration and revealed that they have little confidence in how the FSA is managing the regulatory process. One broker challenged a panel of FSA members, […]
From Pete RussellHas anyone else had a bad experience with Paymentshield or is it just me? I have had only one ASU claim paid out by Paymentshield in four years and I believe that was only paid out because it was on behalf of my brother. I have a self-employed client in his fourth month […]
One in four people would rather get into further debt or dip into savings than resist the temptation to spend, research from IFA Promotions reveals. The promotional body claims 73% of people in Britain spent money on replacing goods that didn't need to be replaced last year and many are likely to do the same […]
Thousands of retired homeowners could have been mis-sold equity release plans by companies that do not require clients to seek independent legal advice, says Key Retirement Solutions. KRS says before purchasing an equity release plan, it is vital for consumers to obtain advice from an independent solicitor who is working solely for them. KRS warns […]
The default retirement age (DRA) was abolished more than three years ago, yet new research from Jelf Employee Benefits suggests that the vast majority of employers still have some way to go to fully understand, comply and communicate the landmark legislation change that prevents older employees being forcibly retired on the grounds of age alone.