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Enterprise on the EDGE

Enterprise Group has launched a solutions and checklist-generation system called the EDGE.

The EDGE promises speed and regulatory safety for users and provides online ranked solutions for sub-prime enquiries by using products available through Enterprise’s lender panel. The results are returned in two minutes after searching through around 15,000 products.


Brokers should know about lenders’ processing times

From Keith Butler I read the Star Letter in the May 22 issue of Mortgage Strategy regarding mortgage processing service standards with much interest. If service in general – and the speed at which offers are issued in particular – is part of the process of selecting the most suitable mortgage product as it should […]

FSA issues Integrated Regulatory Reporting paper

The Financial Services Authority has issued a consultation paper on new Integrated Regulatory Reporting requirements for firms. These will enable the regulator to use regulatory reporting to more effectively monitor and mitigate risks to the FSA’s statutory objectives.The requirements will apply to banks, building societies and investment firms. These include investment managers, securities and futures […]

House prices increased by 0.1% in May

Halifax house price index shows that house prices increased by 0.1% in May, the smallest monthly rise since January’s 0.2% fall. Halifax says as expected, technical factors, specifically, the corresponding figures last year were weak – and recent momentum in the housing market have caused house price inflation to pick up in early 2006. The […]

First-time buyers will not be able to afford a home until London Olympics

House price inflation means would-be first-time buyers in London saving for a deposit will not cross the finishing line before the start of the 2012 Olympics.As the cost of housing continues to soar, figures released by The Co-operative Bank show that first-time buyers must save for longer in order to find the amount needed for […]

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White paper — Singapore International Insights

Jelf Employee Benefits assesses key trends within the international private medical insurance provision of organisations with employees in Singapore. Benefit structure, cost management and healthcare facilities are examined and key considerations are highlighted. This edition will be of particular interest to global human resource directors and benefit managers with local and expatriate populations in Singapore.


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