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Abbey and IFonline loan site goes live

Abbey National and IF Online have gone live with the first stage of their integration programme to offer brokers mortgage sourcing, application, case tracking and compliance services.

Brokers who having gone through the sourcing process choose an Abbey mortgage do not have to re-enter any client information as data will be electronically processed in minutes.

Abbey says it is in discussions with other lenders and intermediaries to get them on board and is carrying out research with users to guide future development.


New Star – European Leaders Fund

Monday, 29 April 2002 Type: Oeic Aim: Growth by investing in European companies Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £100 Investment split: France 24.74%, Spain 14.03%, Germany 13.64%, Italy 9.49%, Holland 9.44%, Switzerland 7.57%, Sweden 6.09%, Finland 5.55%, Belgium 5.49%, Denmark 2.91%, Cash 1.05% Isa link: Yes Pep transfers: Yes Charges: Initial 5.25%, annual 1.5% […]

Putting flesh on the bare bonus

The FSA with-profits review has hardly registered on the Richter scale of financial shockwaves.Perhaps we have all been preoccupied by the other FSA review into the future of polarisation. Or perhaps we feel that the with-profits review needs fleshing out a bit before it is worth bothering about. But it could mean big changes are […]

Sofa only professional body to welcome CP121

Sofa has welcomed many of the FSA&#39s ideas for shaking up the polarisation regime. The professional body is the only one of the five representing IFAs to so far publicly view CP121 as a positive move.In its response, it says as long as the necessary structures are in place to ensure the different tiers of […]

Aifa presses FSA for basic rethink on DP plan

The FSA is reeling under the weight and clamour of the response to the CP121 consultation, with over 500 replies. Here and on pages 9 and 10, we publish some of the industry points that have been madeAifa is calling for a fundamental rethink of the FSA&#39s defined-payment system proposals set out in CP121.It has […]


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