An overwhelming 65% of Mortgage Strategy Online readers think the government should compensate the would-be home inspectors who coughed up for the training and now have no jobs to go to.Following the government’s decision to make the Home Condition Report element of Home Information Packs optional, a big question mark now hangs over what part qualified inspectors can play in the roll-out of HIPs, if any. This week Mortgage Strategy asks: “Will last week’s base rate rise to 4.75% slow down the housing market?”
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From Jim Gillespie This inept government thinks it can ride roughshod over the industry and the public without any comeback. First Gordon Brown tinkers with tax relief on company pension schemes which results in large companies seeing pension fund shortfalls, a mass exodus from final salary schemes and pensioners left with little or no pensions […]
About a year ago one of the most successful and recognisable stars of the past decade was diagnosed with a disease that strikes over 1.2 million people every year. In May 2005, along with an estimated 3,500 women in the UK, Kylie Minogue was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Research from Prudential shows that one in 10 UK workers fear their jobs are in imminent danger. Yet over one-third of people say they have few or no savings in place should they lose their jobs or be unable to work.
The Living Wage Foundation has announced that Johnson Fleming was accredited as a Living Wage employer earlier this month.
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