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BM launches switching option for buy-to-let

BM Solutions has launched a fee free switch option with its base rate tracker. Borrowers are able to switch from the tracker rate, which is at base rate plus 1.99 per cent, to any product in BM&#39s buy-to-let range at any time during the life of the product.

Senior product manager John Bianco says: “The tracker product will give our customers the ability to switch to any rate in our generic range. This is the latest move to maintain our reputation as the most flexible and innovative buy-to-let lender in the market.”


Equitable calls on Parliamentary Ombudsman to reopen inquiry

Equitable Life says policyholders have suffered enough and is calling for the Parliamentary Ombudsman to re-open her enquiry into the insurer.In protest to the Government&#39s refusal to allow it to see the report in advance of today&#39s publication, it says there will be an “unnecessary vaccuum” as it reviews and digests the report before providing […]

A family affair

I am due to retire in June 2004 at 60. I am a member of a pre1987 money-purchase pension plan insured with Scottish Widows, with earnings above the cap. The benefits are held within its with-profits fund and I am eligible for a guaranteed annuity. The guaranteed annuity is at a rate of £98.02 annuity […]

Treasury should recognise industry&#39s progress

The Association of British Insurers is disappointed the Treasury select committee&#39s report into endowment misselling does not recognise extensive changes in the industry and regulation, and does not focus on how to boost savings in the future. ABI&#39s director general Mary Francis says the industry has made clear its regret that customer communications and sales […]

Sesame offers aid to boost business

Sesame is offering a range of business planning tools to enable members to imp-rove the way they run their practices. The mega-network is sending all members a series of eight CD-Roms which address general business skills relevant to financial advisers. The programs – offered in parallel with more traditional training and competence material – cover […]


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