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Marsden Building Society has brought in the three-year fixed rate mortgage.Aimed at first time buyers and people looking to remortgage their homes, the mortgage has a fixed rate of 5.45 per cent for loans of up to 80 per cent of valuation for the first three years of the mortgage.The mortgage has an arrangement fee […]
The dissolution of Parliament ahead of the general election has led toseller's packs falling by the wayside while proposals on long-term carejust scraped through. The election also means that the announcement of the second Myners' reporthas been put on hold. The failure of the Homes Bill, which contained the proposal for seller'spacks, to pass through […]
Legal & General's mortgage club is offering a flexible self-certification tracker mortgage which waives the usual £325 application fee until June 30.The interest rate tracks bank base rate plus 0.98 per cent for the life of the mortgage. The current rate is 6.23 per cent, and loans are available up to 85 per cent loan […]
Last week's Stockholm Summit of EU leaders resulted in further steps towards the creation of a single European financial services market. The Summit which included Prime Minister Tony Blair, adopted The Lamfalussy Report recommending ways to speed up regulation and decision making at the EU level which holds back the market. Both Blair and Conservative […]
Jelf Employee Benefits highlights new legislation, key requirements and policy considerations when structuring international private medical insurance (IPMI) for expatriate employees in Qatar. This edition will be of particular interest to global human resource directors, compensation and benefits specialists and mobility managers who have employee populations in Qatar.
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