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Equity release market grows 26% year-on-year

9 July 2014 8:00 am | By Devraj Ray

Equity release plan sales increased 5 per cent year-on-year in the first half of 2014.

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New equity release provider launches with drawdown product

24 February 2014 8:49 am | By Paul Thomas

Rate is 6.74% a month and available for over 70s.

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L&G eyes equity release launch

23 January 2014 | By Paul Thomas, Tom Selby

Annuity Direct non-exec chairman Alan Higham says announcement represents a “big reversal” in L&G’s position on equity release.

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Age Partnership launches face-to-face advice proposition

21 January 2014 8:23 am | By Paul Thomas

Retirement advice firm recruiting a number of field-based advisers of the course of the year.

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MGM Advantage buys equity release provider Stonehaven

16 January 2014 | By Tom Selby

MGM says Stonehaven will retain its brand and continue to focus on the lifetime mortgage market.

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MGM Advantage buys equity release provider Stonehaven

13 January 2014 1:34 pm | By Tom Selby

MGM says Stonehaven will retain its brand and continue to focus on the lifetime mortgage market.

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LEBC calls for long-term care advice VAT exemption

7 January 2014 9:14 am | By Tom Selby

The Government has faced growing pressure from the industry and politicians to strengthen the role of advice in the Care bill.

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Govt U-turn on mortgage interest relief hailed as victory for elderly and vulnerable

23 December 2013 12:31 pm | By Robert Thickett

The Government has axed plans to withdraw relief for interest on loans taken out to purchase life annuities by people aged 65 or over before 1999 from April 2019.

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First new equity release provider since 2010 eyes top three spot

26 November 2013 8:00 am | By Paul Thomas

Pure Retirement set to launch in January.

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Aviva reports 17% drop in UK life and pensions sales

14 November 2013 | By Tom Selby

Pensions, annuities, bonds, protection and equity release sales have all fallen in the last 12 months

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Providers warn MMR will hit equity release market

8 November 2013 9:30 am | By Tessa Norman

Providers will have to assess affordability where customers opt to pay monthly interest. 

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Aviva reports 17% drop in UK life and pensions sales

7 November 2013 8:39 am | By Tom Selby

Pensions, annuities, bonds, protection and equity release sales have all fallen in the last 12 months.

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More 2 Life appoints Dave Harris as managing director

7 November 2013 | By Devraj Ray

Appointment comes two months after departure of former managing director Jon King

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More 2 Life appoints Dave Harris as managing director

4 November 2013 2:47 pm | By Devraj Ray

Appointment comes two months after departure of former managing director Jon King.

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LV= reports dip in life and pensions sales

31 October 2013 | By Paul McMillan

Provider reports 7 per cent fall in life and pension sales for the first nine months of the year.

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LV= reports dip in life and pensions sales

28 October 2013 8:43 am | By Paul McMillan

Provider reports 7% fall in life and pension sales for the first nine months of the year

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Just Retirement reveals flotation plans

24 October 2013 | By Paul McMillan

Just Retirement has announced plans to float on the London Stock Exchange

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Jon King steps down from More 2 Life

19 September 2013 | By Robert Thickett

It is thought decision was sparked by the sale of majority stake in parent group KRS to private equity firm Phoenix Equity Partners.

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More 2 Life managing director Jon King steps down

11 September 2013 6:20 pm | By Robert Thickett

King set to leave after three years at the helm of the equity release lender.

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Wonga lent more than the entire equity release sector in 2012

3 September 2013 2:22 pm | By Paul Thomas

Payday lender advanced £1.2bn to borrowers in 2012.

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Hodge Lifetime launches retirement mortgage up to 50% LTV

3 September 2013 8:39 am | By Devraj Ray

Hodge Lifetime has launched a new lifetime product aimed at borrowers entering or in retirement.

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