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Sesame chooses Assureweb

Sesame has chosen Assureweb to power its Select multi-tie proposition in a deal designed to offer increased efficiency for advisers throughits e-enabled service. The Select proposition offers a broad rangeof products from AXA, Legal & General, Norwich Union, Prudential and Standard Life.


Leeds sees possessions fall

Leeds has seen a 12% fall in possession actions in Q3 2005 compared with the same period in 2004, and a fall of 24% for the year to Q3 compared to the same period last year. This is despite a government report highlighting a 55% rise in actions in Q3.

Over 50% of consumers think equity release is risky

Research by Key Retirement Solutions has revealed 56% of consumers believe equity release is risky, suggesting the general public has serious misconceptions about these products. The most common reason consumers felt equity release was risky was due to the threat of negative equity, with 61% of consumers concerned about being left with a house worth […]

Lifestyle expectations to blame for rise in insolvency rates

Lifestyle expectations and changes in bankruptcy laws are to blame for the rise in personal insolvencies, says Philip Long, an insolvency expert at accountants and business advisers PKF.Figures released today show that personal insolvencies in Q3 have risen 11.6% on last quarter and have increased 46% on the same period a year ago. There were […]


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