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Call for FSA to oversee second charge loans

The Association of Finance Brokers has called on the Treasury and the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform to pass responsibility for the regulation of second and subsequent charge loans to the Financial Services Authority.

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After a year in the hot seat at HML, managing director Brian Brodie has made a big impact at the Skipton-owned mortgage servicer. Lending Strategy caught up with him

AFB calls for FSA regulation of second charge lending

The Association of Finance Brokers has called on the Treasury and the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform to pass responsibility for regulation of second and subsequent charge residential lending to the Financial Services Authority.

How to cut mortgage fraud risk

Recent figures from Financial Fraud Action UK revealed a financial scam was committed, on average, every 15 seconds during the first six months of 2016, says Roy Armitage, head of credit at Lendinvest. That represents a 53 per cent rise year-on-year, with these scams coming in all shapes and sizes. Furthermore, a staggering 56 per cent of […]

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