The Treasury has announced that Gordon Brown will deliver his Budget on March 16. It is likely to be the last Budget before the General Election.
Packagers will have to start reinventing themselves to survive in a mortgage environment dominated by technology, says Alliance & Leicester head of intermediary mortgages Mehrdad Yousefi.
F&C is to merge its range of open-ended onshore funds, with 53 funds being converted into 47, subject to fundholder approval. F&C intends to register the entire range of Oeics under Ucits 3, enabling the funds to be marketed across Europe.
Alliance & Leicester is moving into the specialised first-time buyer market in its first venture into specialised lending.
Some mortgage promotions are still not complying with FSA regulation despite the regulator pled-ging a crackdown on misleading advertising, says Charcol senior technical manager Ray Boulger.
The national news agenda has been dominated by pension issues this month. For those that missed it (and there cannot have been many given that this was the lead story in spoken and written media), the Chancellor announced a decision to make no decision on pension tax relief in his 16 March 2016 Budget speech. To […]
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