Jelf Employee Benefits focuses on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and what this means for businesses with operations in West Africa. This will be of particular interest to those with employees either travelling to, or living within, West Africa, the area affected by the most catastrophic outbreak of Ebola to date.
Specialist broker Blimey! Loans has appointed Ian Cruickshank as national business development manager. Cruickshank will initially focus on mortgage brokers and IFAs between Northampton and Newcastle, discussing options for borrowers requiring secured loans, commercial mortgages, bridging and development finance. Joining from Smart Money and having previously served as director at Affinity Lending Company, Cruickshank has […]
It is welcome that the Prudential Regulation Authority has decided to defrost new high loan-to-income lending rules a little as they could have needlessly restricted the ability of niche lenders to advance mortgages to high-net-worth borrowers. Often such borrowers have significant assets in addition to a high income, which makes assessing the risks associated with lending […]
Jelf Employee Benefits assesses the areas that employers should be aware of when considering operating in Sierra Leone, including healthcare access, delivery and insurance provisions. This report draws on various sources to highlight specific considerations for this emerging jewel in West Africa.