From Richard GriffithsJeff Sutherland-Kay is quite correct in saying my argument for higher proc fees is woefully thin (Mortgage Strategy Letters October 10) but you have to start somewhere. Woefully thin is better than nothing at all. With or without the co-operation of the lenders (probably the latter), I intend to put some meat on the bare bones over the coming months and years.
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The Yorkshire is the first company in the UK to pay for a guide dog puppy through its first year of life from the donation of mobile phones. Over 1,500 old phones have been begged from the Societys staff and customers to achieve this fantastic result.The campaign to buy a guide dog from old mobile […]
Statutory regulation of the financial services industry started with the Financial Services Act 1986. All subsequent expansions of the regulatory regime can be traced to this development.
It is estimated that by 2021, over 35% of all households in the UK will be people living alone. Single-person households now account for 29% of all UK homes, up from 18% in 1971, and this trend is expected to continue. But contrary to the stereotype of lonely old spinsters and playboy bachelors, 96% of […]
Reports in The Times today say that deputy prime minister John Prescott will today finally publish draft laws on home information packs. From Spring 2007 anyone selling a home will have to provide potential buyers with a HIP, which will include evidence of ownership, local authority searches and a new home condition report before they […]
FE Alpha Manager Mark Martin assumed management of the multi-cap UK Opportunities Fund at the beginning of February. As manager of the highly regarded UK Mid Cap Fund, Martin has begun restructuring the new portfolio to focus on our very best UK stock ideas from across the FTSE All-Share Index. In this video, update Martin addresses:
– Themes informing the UK Opportunities Fund
– The multi-cap structure of the fund
– UK equity valuations
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