Equity Advice has formed a partnership with Cotswold Mortgage Services. The telephone-based advice centre will promote its services to more than 100 members of Cotswold. Its services are accessed via a web-based referral process. It is not necessary for network members to hold Financial Services Authority permission for equity release as Equity Advice advises clients directly.
Lenders are making increasing amounts of data about client default levels available to brokers.
Understanding clients is paramount during a period of interest rate uncertainty and brokers who keep their eyes on the ball should thrive, says Mark Harris
Bank of Scotland’s house price index for Q4 2006 reveals that the annual rate of house price inflation in Scotland is 12.5%. This is above the UK average house price inflation of 9.9%. The index also shows that prices in Scotland rose by 3% in Q4 2006, which is below the UK quarterly rise of […]
The Mortgage Partnership has launched an online enquiry form that allows brokers to submit enquiries directly to its new business desk.
Effective communication of your pension scheme is a large part of getting auto-enrolment right. Delivering the same message to all employees is not necessarily the way to go. To assist you with the communication of your pension scheme, we have provided some key areas to think about, such as:
- What to consider when segmenting your workforce
- How to communicate to pension scheme members at the right time in their member lifecycle
- What topics you should be discussing with your pension members
- The new pension freedoms and the importance of communicating them