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BDS Secured teams up with Link Lending

BDS Secured Loans is launching a bridging finance proposition in association with bridging provider Link Lending.

Mark Clinton, managing director of BDS Secured Loans, says: “Link Lending have an excellent proven reputation in this area and their products complement our current proposition perfectly. Feedback from brokers in respect of our initial pilot has been extremely positive which gives us great confidence about the future of bridging.”

John Maclean, managing director of Link Lending, says: “We are delighted to welcome BDS Secured Loans as part of our bridging loan packager panel and are confident that their network of brokers will see great opportunities in using Link’s unique products. Looking to the future, this business partnership should prove to be mutually beneficial, within a lending sector that still has plenty of growth potential.”


Rumours link Nemo to Argos

Nemo Personal Finance is believed to have won out as Argos’ main supplier of secured loans. Central Trust is rumoured to have been appointed secondary partner and will get a percentage of the leads. Nemo would not comment on the rumours while Argos says the deal is still undecided.

TCF helps brokers with self-cert sales

As I was extensively quoted in Mortgage Strategy’s recent feature on self-cert mortgages I thought I should definitively state my views on the subject.

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Overseas transfer charge

By Jim Grant, Senior Product Insight & Technical Support Analyst, Royal London Transfers to overseas pension schemes are not recognised transfers unless the transfer is to a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS). A transfer to an overseas pension scheme that isn’t a QROPS is therefore an unauthorised payment and taxed accordingly. However, even if the […]


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