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.
As we hurtle towards the new year, it is worth remembering much of the so-called client-centricity discussed is, in fact, little more than process that will not determine whether you win, lose or draw. Sure, a process needs to be reliable, cost-efficient and to point the right service at the right people. But it is […]
The Association of Member Nominated Trustees and the UK Sustainable Investment Association have urged pension funds to keep an eye on whether their investment consultants’ sustainable investment advice lives up to the minimum service requirements under regulation. The AMNT and UKSIF says consultants should meet minimum requirements as soon as possible so as not to […]