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Scot Life introduces mortgage tracker service

Scottish Life has launched a new mortgage tracking service for introducers which provides up-to-date information on submitted applications online.

Mortgage Tracker gives introduces a caseload summary and status details of each case. The service shows references, valuation details, outstanding requirements and current status. It is available on ScotLife’s mortgage website.


FSA will regulate LTC and advice is poised to follow

The Treasury has confirmed that sales and marketing of long-term care insurance will become fully regulated by the FSA, with providers predicting advice will also fall under the regulator&#39s remit.The Treasury appears to have ruled out Catmarking of LTC, with providers claiming the failure to mention it in the announcement this week indicates the plans […]

Moore&#39s code

“Do you think this is it?” a colleague asked despairingly as we picked up copies of Ronnie Baird&#39s fascinating report into the FSA&#39s handling – or should that be mishandling – of the Equitable Life mess. I had to reply in the negative.After reading the report, however, my interest was tweaked anew. Sir Howard Davies […]

Millennium service from Gerrard

Old Mutual subsidiary Gerrard Investment Funds has introduced the millennium global portfolio service.The service is available for investors who have at least £30,000 and who are looking for an investment that gives them overall control of their investments but which takes the day-to-day management out of their hands.Millennium global portfolio comes with five different strategies […]

FSA is swinging towards single pricing for funds

The FSA is considering an overhaul of unit trust and Oeic regulations to bring single pricing and greater transparency to fund dealing.In a discussion paper this week, the FSA says research reveals investors are confused by dual pricing structures.Single pricing is the standard for Oeics but most unit trusts operate dual pricing. The FSA is […]

Developing your personal relationships – Webex

Read more 9amFinancial advisers and solicitors working together Presented by Ian Muirhead, director & chairman at Solicitors for Impartial Advice (SIFA) Listen to Ian’s expert insight and experiences of how financial advisers and solicitors can work together to deliver mutual benefit and enhanced client outcomes. Register here 10am Financial advisers and accountants working together Presented […]


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