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Alan Cleary, managing director at Precise Mortgages, casts a critical eye over the industry
How do you think the recent mergers of Aviva/Friends Life and AIG/Ageas UK will affect the protection market? Will we see more deals like this? On one hand, nobody likes to see potential job losses or a reduction in competition. On the other, the possibility of big, global players such as AIG, Aviva and Discovery […]
There are parallels between bridging and peer-to-peer lending in the flexibility shown in finding ways to complete non-vanilla deals
Charter Court Financial Services, the parent company of Precise Mortgages, will launch a savings bank after being given a banking licence. The new brand, which will be called Charter Savings Bank and launch in the first half of 2015, will offer savings products online and over the phone. Mortgage products will continue to be offered […]
By Ross Jackson, senior protection marketing manager We’re sure you’ll have heard your customers say ‘But insurance companies don’t pay claims’ when giving a reason for not wanting to take out protection. In fact, our State of the Protection Nation research showed that 27 per cent of consumers asked didn’t think protection providers paid out […]