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Unity reveals new offers

Unity Homeloans has revealed several changes to its product range.

Unity will now offer 1.5m loans up to 80% LTV, 5 x single and 3.75 x joint income multiples for residential applications.

They are also offering 15% builders deposits on Prime buy-to-let extended to three properties per applicant.

Ian Nelson, chief executive of Unity Homeloans, says: We want to offer products that are both competitive and flexible to a clients circumstance.

“As we individually underwrite each case we can take specific decisions based on each persons detailed personal history, thus insuring that either a larger loan or higher multiple is appropriate.


Lehman considering retention policies

Lehman Brothers has entered the retention policy debate by confirming this is something it is also looking at across its three brands.Simon Hinshelwood, managing director and chief operating manager of the investment bank’s European Capital Mortgage division, says that all sub-prime lenders should be considering its approach towards retention and looking to structure both its […]

AMPD seeks integrated online system

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Batchelor could help acquisitions

Guy Batchelor’s new role at Lehman Brothers could involve hunting out future acquisitions and expanding the investment bank’s direct to broker proposition across its three brands. Batchelor resigned as sales and marketing director at Platform in July this year to join Lehman Brothers’ European Mortgage Capital Business as executive director responsible for franchise development. He […]

BBA teams up with Treasury to promote financial inclusion in schools

The British Bankers Association has joined with the Treasury Select Committee in identifying improved financial education in schools as one of their key objectives in increasing financial inclusion.Angela Knight, chief executive designate of the BBA, says:Banks have done a great deal to promote financial inclusion. “Theyve opened over a million basic bank accounts for people […]

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The Budget 2015: a brief overview

Following George Osborne’s delivery of his sixth Budget as chancellor and the last of this current parliament, we have provided a brief overview of the initiatives put forward in his statement, focusing on the topics that have an impact upon the pensions landscape, savings, personal taxation and businesses.


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