Coventry has launched MOREgage, a combined mortgage and unsecured loan for first-time buyers and movers looking to not only buy a home but also cover the associated costs.
The number of Brits with property abroad is set to double to 4.4 million, reveals research from Barclays. In a survey, 5% of people already own a place in the sun the equivalent of 2.2 million people in the UK. And a further 5% say they definitely plan to buy a property overseas in the […]
Green spaces minister Baroness Andrews today launched the living spaces annual review 2004/05 that shows more than 3m has been given out to local communities in the North-West as part of the government’s living spaces scheme.The initiative has given hundreds of local people the opportunity to revitalise open spaces, with successful projects ranging from a […]
Payment protection insurance specialist Burgesses has changed its company name to British Insurance, to be known by the trading name britishinsurance.com.Any company wishing to incorporate the word British in its title requires the approval of the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, and this is normally only given ifthe organisation can demonstrate pre-eminence in […]
Using a foreign exchange specialist rather than a high street bank when organising the finance for an overseas mortgage offers benefits to clients and brokers, says Marc Morely-Freer
Welcome to the latest edition of In Focus. In this issue, Jelf examines the private medical insurance market for employers with expatriate workforces in Germany. This includes the common challenges faced in sourcing appropriate coverage, along with a selection of available solutions. This will be of particular interest to HR/reward decision makers with employees based in Germany. It will assess the cultural norms, risks and backdrop that are relevant to organisations with expatriate staff in this location.
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