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Bristol & West broadens offset mortgage range

Bristol & West Mortgages has broadened its offset loan range with the addition of five new deals.

The lender has added five new standard offset mortgages that will sit alongside those it already offers for self-certification and buy-to-let customers.

A range of rates and terms are available, including a loan capped at 5.95% for two years and an offset tracker mortgage starting at 5.3%. Offset deals for smaller loans start at 5.4%.


The end of the Furbs as we know it

Well, this is the last installment of my consideration of unapproved pension schemes and how the rules for their taxation will change after A-Day. I have also touched on the fact that proper pension provision depends on a combination of: •Investment selection and management, taking due account of appropriate asset allocation, diversification and correlation principles. […]

Leeds & Holbeck – 10 Year Fixed Rate

Type: Fixed-rate mortgage Fixed term: Until January 1, 2015 Fixed rate: 5.74% Minimum loan: £25,000 Maximum loan: Up to 95% of valuation subject to a maximum of £200,000, up to 90% of valuation subject to a maximum of £300,000, up to 85% of valuation subject to a maximum of £400,000, up to 80% of valuation […]

90% of workers would sacrifice pay for benefits

The vast majority of UK workers are willing to sacrifice part of their salary in exchange for staff benefits, according to research by Aon Consulting. Almost 90 per cent of the 2,000 adults surveyed who are employed in regular work said they would be willing to sacrifice some of their salary for more emp-loyee benefits. […]

Regulation reminders

An issue that has been on the boil since regulation was first announced is the use of the term “independent”. This single word has provoked more discussion than perhaps any other asp-ect of regulation in both the IFA market as well as the mortgage inter-mediary market. If you want to call your firm an “independent” […]

Life begins at…

By Fiona Holmes, proposition communications manager Having reached a certain age (it’s the new 40 by the way), I’m having to come to terms with the fact that my peers and I aren’t as immune from illness or death as we’d like to think. That’s the problem with 30 being the new 20 and 40 […]


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