Mark Tiley is taking on the role of marketing manager and Jo McMenemy has been appointed new product initiatives manager.
The Council of Mortgage Lenders has criticised the Turner Report for not giving enough attention to equity release as a possible solution to the pension crisis.
The Bank of Scotland mortgages has launched a range of tracker and fixed rate mortgages across its large loan and mainstream mortgage portfolios.For large loan customers there is a two-year tracker product offering a rate of bank base rate plus 0.09%. The arrangement fee is 499 and the product is available for up 75% LTV. […]
Consumers are expected to spend 615 this Christmas, leading Bradford & Bingley to urge home owners to offset the cost by remortgaging onto a competitive deal.B&B says home owners currently languishing on their lenders standard variable rate could save around 150 a month 1,800 a year by moving onto a market-leading deal (based on a […]
Following the chancellors pre-Budget Report, residential investment specialist Vivacity says it’s disappointed in the U-turn on including residential properties in self invested personal pensions. Simon Halls, managing director of Vivacity, says: While we had always shared some concerns over the inclusion of overseas property and second homes as a suitable asset class for pension investment, […]
With auto-enrolment (AE) well under way for the UK’s largest businesses, over the next three years an additional 800,000 smaller employers (with less than 60 employees) will start their journey to comply with the legislation. AE mandates all eligible employees and their respective employers to make regular pension contributions into a qualifying pension scheme. To learn more about the legislation read our brief Jelf AEase — simple steps to AE compliance guide.
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