Amber Homeloans withdrew its 95 per cent loan-to-value near-prime and self-cert prime products this week. Maximum LTV on near-prime full status is now 90 per cent.
Fidelity’s annual investment forum will take place at seven venues across the UK between October 1-5 with speakers including Anthony Bolton, Sanjeev Shah, Jorma Korhonen and Richard Skelt.
Consumers believe they have much more protection than they really do, according to Swiss Re technical manager Ron Wheatcroft who believes this “reality gap” will make closing the £2.3trn protection gap even harder.Swiss Re conducted interviews with 1,000 18-60 year olds and found 57 per cent of the sample believe they have life insurance in […]
Regulatory stupidity has allowed IFAs to take the flak for endowment mispricing
Mortgages Plc has suspended all of its heavy and unlimited adverse products in its latest criteria change.It has also announced that it will be reducing maximum loan to value on its medium adverse range from 85 per cent to 80 per cent. Its light adverse range maximum LTV will decrease to 85 per cent from […]
Research from Jelf Employee Benefits and retirement workshops specialist LaterLife Learning shows that one in two employers could offer their older workers greater remuneration flexibility so that they can benefit from the new Freedom of Pensions rules.
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The Budget will lay out Government plans to help build 300,000 new homes a year, according to Chancellor Philip Hammond. The plans will include fasttracking developments with planning permission. Hammond said the Government would use “powers of state” to get homes built on these sites, according to the BBC. The Government will also unveil plans to […]