View more on these topics

Hinckley & Rugby BS launches online application system

Intermediaries can now apply for Hinckley & Rugby Building Society mortgages for their clients online.

The portal allows intermediaries to print off key facts illustrations, get an automated decision in principle and allows intermediaries to submit the full application online.

To date, intermediaries have been able to submit applications to the building society via Trigold, but this is the first time advisers have been able to submit applications directly with the lender.

Intermediaries can still submit paper applications to the building society.

H&R executive for branches and development Gill Vernau says: “The online applications are easy, quick, reliable and secure. It is already leading to more accurate and complete applications followed by more rapid decision making.”


Paragon’s securitisation preparations “well advanced”

Paragon Group of Companies, the parent company of Paragon Mortgages, says preparations for the group’s next securitisation issuance are “well advanced”. Paragon Mortgages announced its return to new lending in September last year, following its withdrawal from the market in February 2008. Paragon secured a £200m revolving credit facility from Macquarie Bank, which it intends […]

Threadneedle boosts US equities team with two hires

Threadneedle has appointed Diane Sobin as a fund manager and Nafis Chowdhury as an analyst to its London-based US equities team.  The US equities team lost two managers earlier this year, with the departure of Andrew Holliman, who was running the Threadneedle American fund, and Richard Wilson, who managed a number of institutional mandates.  Sobin […]

Advisers support plan to link Isas and pensions

Advisers have backed Government plans to link Isas and pensions, although concerns remain about Nest’s ability to cope with any potential reforms. Last week, Money Marketing revealed Treasury officials will open discussions with the industry on the practicalities of linking Isas and pensions in the coming weeks. A Treasury email, seen by Money Marketing, reveals […]


Waller calls for more exclusions

CWC Research managing director Clive Waller says protection policies should offer more exclusions so that people who are otherwise uninsurable have some level of cover. He argues that consumers would be more inclined to take out protection if products and their underwriting processes were simpler. He believes introducing more exclusions such as for stress or […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm