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AXA launches new mortgage advice proposition

AXA has launched a new mortgage proposition in its bid to become a major player in the mortgage advice market.

The proposition will provide a route to authorisation for firms giving advice on mortgage products, compliance for appointed representatives and access to a range of mortgage lenders and packagers.

Head of AXA advisor network Paul Rodgers says: “AXA is acutely aware of both the financial and compliance pressures that the regulatory changes in the mortgage marketplace will have on advisors. The unveiling of our new mortgage proposition today demonstrates AXA&#39s intention not only to become a major player in the mortgage market but our commitment to our business partners.”


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ScotEq Intl offshore plan targeting pension IFAs

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Critical cover for children

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