The Mortgage Alliance has added Safe&Secure Insurance Services to its panel. TMA becomes the first club to promote Safe&Secure’s proposition to directly authorised brokers.
The number of people looking to buy a home increased in July but lending restrictions remain a problem, reports the National Association of Estate Agents.
Nearly half of new borrowers took out a fixed rate mortgage in June, reports the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
Uinsure has appointed RSA to its panel and cut its premiums in response to feedback from advisers. To achieve this it has reduced the commission it pays to brokers to 27.5% from 30%.
NatWest Intermediary Solutions is launching three new products tomorrow and is reducing the rate on its 60% LTV fixed rate corporate range remortgage.
As we approach the two-year milestone of auto-enrolment, employers have had the opportunity to truly assess the capabilities of their chosen support. They are also now realising that getting to the staging date was the easy part, and that support is required for almost every aspect of the day to day running of their scheme. With the three-year re-enrolment window coinciding for many with the total removal of commission and Active Member Discounts from pension-related products and services, as well as the introduction of the pension charge cap in April 2015, many employers will have no choice but to review their support options. But, what is involved in transitioning your auto-enrolment scheme away from your current support options? This guide from Johnson Fleming aims to outline some of these key areas and provide information and discussion points on what you need to consider.
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