The Mortgage Partnership has launched an online enquiry form that allows brokers to submit enquiries directly to its new business desk.
Northern Rock may bow to peer pressure by paying brokers proc fees for home movers, as part of a customer retention drive.
HBOS could launch a new brand to the mortgage market to compete against the growing number of do-it-yourself lenders that have come to market over the past 24 months. Nigel Payne, managing director of HBOS subsidiary The Mortgage Business, made the throwaway remark while talking about the flood of new DIY lenders entering the market […]
GMAC-RFC has appointed Julie Gaskin, Barry McGuire and Emily Bosley to its marketing team. Gaskin will take on the role of corporate relations manager, McGuire joins as new product development manager and Bosley will be marketing services manager.
Chancellor Gordon Brown has unveiled additional funding to enable the national roll out of a scheme to tackle loan sharks, with a project in every region. Schemes tackling loan sharks have already been piloted in the Birmingham and Glasgow areas and work by improving financial advice for people targeted by loan sharks and exposing and […]
75% of wealthy unaware of new residence nil rate band IHT allowance Just 4% were aware the new allowance will be up to £175,000 per individual Lack of awareness of IHT rules means families risk paying a bigger bill than they need 83% think the current inheritance tax rules are far too complex A remarkable […]