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Pink launches exclusive self-cert tracker

Pink Home Loans is currently offering an exclusive flexible self-cert tracker as part of its branded lending range funded by Platform.

The product tracks the Bank of England base rate plus 0.99 per cent for the full term of the mortgage, offering an initial pay rate of 5.49 per cent.

The flexible tracker offers flexible features such as underpayments, draw downs, payment holidays and overpayments.


Dawn of a new era

The big – no, enormous – event for estate planners this year has undoubtedly been the introduction with effect from April 6, 2005 of the pre-owned assets rules. These rules impose an annual income tax charge on the benefit enjoyed by the donor (often a settlor) of an asset, tangible or intangible, where the gift […]

Bright Grey £9.3m new business in six months

Bright Grey, the Edinburgh based protection provider has announced it has written £9.3m in new business according to its half-year new business results, more than double the new business written in 2003. Its underwriting has expanded from 4 underwriters to 32 since the company&#39s inception in March 2003 and employee numbers have more than doubled […]

ISIS and F&C to merge

ISIS Asset Management and F&C are to merge. As part of the deal the ISIS brand will drop in favour of F&C. Howard Carter will head the newly formed firm as chief executive with Robert Jenkins staying on as a non-executive chairman. Isis Asset Management head of communications and strategy Jason Hollands says both sides […]

ScotProv and Skandia top the critical league

Scottish Provident and Skandia Life have topped a new Lifesearch critical-illness report card launched exclusively in Money Marketing this week. The two firms beat nine other major providers, scoring 92 points out of a possible 120, derived from rating the prov-iders&#39 types of rates offered (guaranteed or reviewable), conditions covered, service, communication, flexibility and quality […]


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