National Energy Services is launching a prize draw to encourage energy assessors to qualify before August 1. The draw is open to home inspectors and energy assessors who qualify before that date. They can win either an energy-saving Toyota Prius car or the cash alternative.
Mform.co.uk has launched direct online mortgage applications with Intelligent Finance and ING Direct. Mform.co.uk says a growing number of consumers are becoming confident online and are increasingly opting for internet applications. It expects to have signed deals with a further six lenders by the end of this year.
Two board members of the IFS School of Finance have been awarded honours. Professor David Melville has been knighted for his services to higher and further education while Professor Elaine Kempson has been given a CBE for services to the financial services industry.
MortgageStream has launched a fully online version of its mortgage and life case management system. The new version, MortgageStream Online, has been designed specifically to allow the businesses that introduce mortgage customers to mortgage brokers to access key data relating to the progress of any and all enquiries and the resultant cases. MortgageStream Online’s web […]
The Association of Independent Financial Advisers has slammed the Financial Services Authority’s “McDonald-isation” of advice in the Retail Distribution Review.The follows the regulators annoucement that unregulated generic advice could be introduced to help navigate consumers through the world of financial products. The Association says the regulator wants to create an industry full of token, inexperienced […]
Jamie Clark gives the lowdown on what happens when an employer fails to pay auto-enrolment fines. An employer has been served County Court Judgement (CCJ) for failing to pay auto-enrolment fines, according to the latest data from The Pensions Regulator (TPR). The CCJ TPR cite a case where a removal company continually ignored them despite […]
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