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HSBC online decisions take just 20 minutes

HSBC has launched an online service which can give customers a mortgage decision within 20 minutes. It is also letting existing customers transfer their mortgage to any of the bank’s deals within just 15 minutes.


The Mortgage Mole

Naughty but nice Checking clients for fraud can be a tough business and brokers have to be persistent and intrusive in their questioning to perform the appropriate due diligence. But some brokers can be a little too trusting when it comes to clients and the generosity of the human spirit. Mole learnt of a case […]

Adviser firm loses appeal over its revoked licence

A tribunal has upheld the Office of Fair Trading’s decision to revoke the licence of JST Financial Solutions for allowing a convicted fraudster to become involved in its business.


Improving health and wellbeing through pensions auto-enrolment

As the auto-enrolment revolution is rolled out to companies with between 50 and 249 people, employers will be grappling with the new rules and requirements. Even though introducing the new regime can be time consuming, many employers are regarding it as an opportunity to review their benefits packages, with employee health and wellbeing regarded as a popular addition.


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