Salt Commercial has suspended new lending and will be reviewing pipeline cases which have yet to complete. Both Base Commercial Mortgages and Lancashire Mortgage Corporation have offered to help brokers hit by the move.
In the midst of the Retail Distribution Review Interim Report hyper-activity that was last week Lifesearch said it was relaxed about the FSA extending the RDR to protection business, as long as proposals to distinguish advice from sales go ahead.
On Friday, the Department for Work and Pensions published its guidance for employers on using the new Fit for Work (FfW) service to help ill employees return to the workplace. It also includes more details on the tax exemption for medical interventions that commenced on 1 January 2015.
The total value of pension transfers fell from £10.6bn in the first quarter of the year to £8.2bn in the second quarter, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show. According to AJ Bell, this is the first drop in value of pension transfers since the second quarter of 2016. The figures coincide with […]
Investors in value stocks and sectors will see value investing pay off if the UK is able to negotiate a soft Brexit deal, according to experts. Speaking at a Money Marketing Wired debate this morning, part of The UK Edge, investment specialists touted the benefits of the overlap between growth investing and value investing as market […]
As legislators and regulators across Europe – Brexit bit between their teeth – are poised for all sorts of eventualities, advisers can at least rest assured change is the constant on which they can depend. But in the midst of seemingly constant flux, it can become easy to bow to what is insisted upon and […]