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National Savings takes £10bn in ten months

Sales of National Savings products in January 1999 totalled £869m bringing the total for ten months to £10bn.

Total liabilities are now £64.2bn an increase of £899m from the start of the financial year.


Birmingham Midshires to offer base rate tracker mortgage

Birmingham Midshires Building Society is launching a mortgage which tracks the Bank of England base rate.The Base Rate Tracker which will be available exclusively through Midshires intermediary arm guarantees to offer 0.75 per cent above the Bank of England&#39s base rate for the lifetime of the loan.The current rate payable is 6.25 per cent and […]

Mortgage pricing to be reformed

The Government has announced plans to make all banks and building societies obliged to publish reliable price information when selling mortgages.The move is hoped to bring uniformity to the method of calculating Annual Percentage Return as it is currently open to interpretation.The Chancellors statement is seen as an attempt at making lenders provide more accurate […]

The fifteen-year itch

By Neil Jones Technical support manager with Canada Life’s ican Technical Services Team. Canada Life offers a range of wealth management solutions, including retirement income planning, estate planning and investment solutions from a choice of jurisdictions, including the UK, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland. The treatment of non-UK domiciles that are resident in […]


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