View more on these topics

Mortgageforce offers cash subsidies for exam revision

National franchising operation Mortgageforce is offering £100,000 of cash subsidies to help 1,000 brokers fund their exam revision and sittings to increase the number of advisers meeting the MCCB&#39s qualification deadline. It is also extending its training support programme to brokers not in its franchise. It will pay £360 per non-member broker towards monthly tutor support and a minimum contribution of £50 for the basic 1.5 day Cemap course.

Recommended

Investors confident of market rise but expect returns to show decline

Investment confidence is rising, with almost half of UK investors expecting the stockmarket to climb in the next 12 months, says Threadneedle. Its annual survey of 2,000 investors found 49 per cent believe the stockmarket will rise in the next year compared with 32 per cent in 2001 and 40 per cent in 2000. Over […]

Standard Life keeps its triple A rating

Standard Life has had its AAA rating reaffirmed by independent ratings agency Standard & Poor’s. S&P says the triple A rating for financial strength, the highest possible, was awarded for the company’s “extremely strong capitalisation, extremely strong business position, very strong operating performance, and strong management team.”Standard Life group finance director John Hylands says: “We […]

Don&#39t put down defined benefits

Defined contribution has become the politically correct pension. Baroness Hollis of the Department for Work and Pensions has described the defined-benefit pension as the pension for white middle-class men, coming close to calling it a fat cat pension. Hollis&#39 comments bring a dangerous dimension to the debate about pensions. Company pensions are this country&#39s great […]

House prices In May rise by record 4.2%

House prices are still rising at an astonishing rate, with Halifax&#39s monthly index showing prices rose by 4.2 per cent in May, the biggest monthly rise on record. Prices have rocketed by 18.5 per cent in the past year, with the average house price at £107,152 compared with £102,808 in April this year and £90,382 […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    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

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com