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Moneyfacts launches KFI hub

Moneyfacts has launched the Mortgage KFI Hub to provide intermediaries with access to accurate, compliant KFIs.

The Hub gives fast links to lenders KFI services whether they be online or telephone-based. They can also be accessed via an automated email request service to Moneyfacts.

Moneyfacts web editor Emma Butler says: “There is a great level of uncertainty in the market as to who is offering guaranteed complaint KFIs. Many lenders have made it clear they would prefer KFIs to come directly from them rather than from sourcing systems. Some have even stated they will only guarantee KFIs from their own systems. To solve this problem, we built the Moneyfacts Mortgage KFI Hub and linked it to all our intermediary systems. This means that our users can instantly access all lender KFI services.”


Partnership bill gives gay couples rights to Comps

Gay couples will get pension benefits in contracted-out schemes and the right to pass on survivor pensions following amendments to the Civil Partnership Bill. The changes mean Comps will be required to provide survivor pensions for civil partners from rights accrued back to 1988. This is designed to replicate the position for widowers who gained […]

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