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Mortgage Express five-year fixed

Type: Fixed

Fixed term: Until 3 June 2007

Fixed rate: 6.49%

Minimum loan: £40,000

Maximum loan: £500,000 up to 50% LTV, 90% LTV up to £250,000

Income multiples: 3.25 principal plus 1 or 2.75 x joint (employed); 3.5 x principal plus 1 or 2.75 x joint (self-employed)

Arrangement fee: £325

Redemption fee: Six month&#39s interest at underlying variable until 3 June 2007

Conditions: Unlimited CCJs up to £10,000; unlimited defaults and unlimited arrears but not in last 12 months. Available through Pink Home Loans

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Bonus of contention

Last week, I started to look at the income tax and National Insurance implications when a company effects a policy of life insurance on the life of an employee or director and, sometime later, decides to assign that policy to the employee or director.This is perhaps a relatively infrequently encountered scenario but is not one […]

iShares expands into US

iShares, part of Barclays Global Investors, has established an exchange traded fund that tracks the S&P 500 index, which consists of the largest companies in the US.This exchange traded fund is the 13th fund in the iShares stable and is the first of these to provide investors with exposure to the US. It aims to […]

KPMG to weigh up ABI/BBA merger

The ABI and British Bankers Association have taken a step closer towards merging after employing consultancy KPMG to consider the pros and cons of such a move.While both the ABI board and BBA council support a merger in principle, they have asked the consultancy to report back with its suggestions by the summer, at which […]

Independent view: Donna Bradshaw

There have been a couple of occasions when I have been scratching my head trying to think of a topic to write about for this column – not this time.Of all the hot potatoes around at the moment, as an IFA it is hard to get away from CP121 as a subject for comment, so […]

Naming a reward programme

Six tips to get your reward programme name right

by Debra Corey, group reward director  Choosing a name isn’t easy. Whether it’s for your new puppy, a bundle of joy or your reward programme, a name determines a first impression – and often a lasting memory. When it comes to your reward programme, the name will determine how your employees feel about it even before […]


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