The Mortgage Alliance has appointed Platform the intermediary lender of Britannia Building Society, to its panel of mortgage lenders.Platform, an all-status lender, will now be able to offer its advisory clients rates on non-conforming, right-to-buy and prime mortgages, in addition to self-certification and buy-to-let products.The Mortgage Alliance managing director says: “Platform is a significant addition […]
Abbey for Intermediaries is launching a new commission based payment package for intermediaries selling its Peace of Mind buildings and contents insurance and Paymentcase mortgage payment protection insurance.
Though the subject of costs and charges to investors has always been an issue, the arrival of a lower return environment and greater market volatility have brought this into sharper focus. America is facing the same downward pressure on costs as we are, but they’re a bit further on this journey. Advisers in the US […]
Three advisers reveal their recipes for success when taking on a trainee Young people are the lifeblood of a firm, but what should you consider when hiring a trainee? Three advisers who have gone down different routes share their experiences. Not a ‘mini-me’Bringing in a graduate as a trainee administrator/paraplanner was part of a broader […]
Wrap platform Novia saw its profits before jump by 72.5 per cent to £5.6m in 2018, on the back of increase in its assets under administration. Novia AUA increased by 5 per cent to £6.1bn. According to the company, the performance was dented by a significant market drop in the fourth quarter of 2018. Novia […]