A whopping 62% of brokers this week say the cost of compliance is the biggest threat to their business.Just 38% of Mortgage Strategy Online readers polled say it is not, showing the toll mounting compliance costs are taking on mortgage firms. This week MS asks: “For the good of the industry, should Mortgage Express have named and shamed the adviser found to have been advising brokers how to mis-sell self-cert?”
Britannia International has launched a three-year fixed rate deposit account, paying up to 4.65% gross p.a./A.E.R.Available immediately for investments of 1,000 or more, the three-year fixed rate deposit issue 14 also offers a monthly income option with a fixed rate of 4.50% gross p.a. (4.59% A.E.R.). The maximum deposit is 1m. Additional deposits or withdrawals […]
Moving house can be one of the most stressful experiences of peoples lives, but buying a new home rather than an older property can help to cut the stress levels according to SmartNewHomes.com, the UKs leading new homes website.Some of the top causes of moving-related stress are broken chains, dealing with estate agents, and making […]
Specialist lender Money Partners has joined the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries as an associate member. Colin Sanders, CEO of Money Partners, says: “This completes our objective of joining the industry’s three principal trade bodies. Coming as it does ahead of our first anniversary, it confirms the progress we have made from a standing start on […]
Mortgage Business Expo has teamed up with image consultants Dress2kill for the London Expo on November 16 and 17 2005. Visitors to the Expo at Earls Court 2 will for the first time be able to pay the image doctors a visit and get the prognosis on their fashion health. If your suits are flatlining […]
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has recently published new research, which once again demonstrates how the prospect of retirement is changing for older workers.
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