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Landbay has announced a refresh of its core product range to respond to high demand
Posted: 22/10/2020
Sesame Network has launched a new expanded protection panel as part of a move to help advisory firms and increase choice for customers
Posted: 22/10/2020
Hanley Economic Building Society has announced it is returning to the expat buy-to-let (BTL) market
Posted: 21/10/2020
SDL Surveying, has announced that September was its ‘busiest month ever’ for both volumes completed and revenue generated
Posted: 20/10/2020
SmartSearch has revealed it recorded its best ever month in September, with record revenues and profits as well as a record number of new clients
Posted: 20/10/2020
Accord Mortgages has announced it is revising its loan-to-income (LTI) caps to a standard 4.49 times across all incomes from Wednesday 21 October
Posted: 20/10/2020
Roma Finance has announced it is cutting rates and increasing LTVs and loan amounts across its product range
Posted: 13/10/2020
Landbay has announced it is offering free title indemnity insurance which the buy-to-let (BTL) lender suggested could speed up the legal process “dramatically”
Posted: 13/10/2020
The winners of the MoneyAge Awards 2020 were announced last night via a special video broadcast
Posted: 09/10/2020
Foundation Home Loans has announced the return of its buy-to-let (BTL) five-year fixed rate product to the market
Posted: 08/10/2020
Bluestone Mortgages has revealed that its application volumes last month were 68% higher than in September 2019, marking an all-time record month for the lender
Posted: 08/10/2020
Click2Check has announced the appointment of Yusuf Yigit as its new in-house software developer in the UK, working specifically on the firm’s Credit Assess product
Posted: 07/10/2020
The winners at the MoneyAge Awards 2020 are set to be announced at 5pm on Thursday 8 October, via a special broadcast on the awards website
Posted: 07/10/2020
Canada Life has announced it is enhancing all its capital select options for home finance customers
Posted: 06/10/2020
Mortgage Magic has announced that its CRM and mortgage management system can now be integrated with a complete Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) phone system
Posted: 06/10/2020
Dudley Building Society has announced the return of an interest only repayment option for its new residential 1.05% discount for term product
Posted: 05/10/2020
Swansea Building Society has announced the launch of a new mortgage product specifically designed for medical professionals
Posted: 05/10/2020
Crystal Specialist Finance (CSF) and Together have launched a new complex buy-to-let (BTL) product for landlords and property investors being overlooked by mainstream and specialist lenders
Posted: 01/10/2020
Fleet Mortgages has announced several rate cuts across its standard and limited company ranges
Posted: 29/09/2020
Air Group has announced the appointment of Jon Tweed as a consultant to develop its wider later life lending adviser offering
Posted: 25/09/2020
Hope Capital has expanded its underwriting team with the promotion of Joanne McGillicuddy to senior underwriter, and the new appointment of Keiran Holmes as underwriter
Posted: 24/09/2020
Dudley Building Society has announced the relaunch of its shared ownership and Right to Buy (RTB) schemes
Posted: 23/09/2020
LiveMore Capital has announced it is extending its Retirement Interest Only (RIO) product range to include purchase mortgage applications with immediate effect
Posted: 22/09/2020
Landbay has announced it is reducing the rate on its “special edition” two-year fixed rates for both 60% and 70% LTV, by 14 and 10 basis points respectively
Posted: 22/09/2020
Accord Mortgages has announced it will be offering a new limited release of 90% LTV products for first-time buyers, exclusively for brokers
Posted: 18/09/2020
West One Loans has announced a series of enhancements to its residential and buy-to-let (BTL) second charge product ranges
Posted: 17/09/2020
Hope Capital has recorded a 128% rise in new cases between June and August compared to the same period in 2019
Posted: 17/09/2020
Matt Burton has been named as Hodge’s new group retail director and deputy CEO
Posted: 09/09/2020
AJ Bell Investcentre has launched Fundamentals, a new service designed to help financial advisers complete investment research and due diligence on funds and ETFs
Posted: 09/09/2020
Hope Capital has announced the launch of two new bridging loan products at 70% and 75% LTV
Posted: 03/09/2020
Foundation Home Loans has enhanced its residential product range, designed for intermediaries’ “more extraordinary cases”
Posted: 03/09/2020
Mortgage Brain has announced that Mark Lofthouse plans to retire in 2021, following 19 years as CEO
Posted: 28/08/2020
Air Group has announced the launch of its inaugural ‘Air Care Month’ during September, sponsored by retirement and care specialist, Just Group
Posted: 28/08/2020
Promise Money has announced the launch of a new broker packaging system as well as a new intermediary website
Posted: 24/08/2020
Principality Building Society has announced a new partnership with insurance specialist firm, Vita, to offer whole of market protection advice to its members
Posted: 20/08/2020
Paragon Bank has announced it is increasing interest rates across its range of fixed rate saving accounts
Posted: 19/08/2020
Crystal Specialist Finance (CSF) has announced the launch of a long-term health and wellbeing campaign for the intermediary sector
Posted: 18/08/2020
Hanley Economic Building Society has announced an extensive criteria review across its entire product range
Posted: 18/08/2020
Foundation Home Loans has announced cuts to rates for three of its five-year buy-to-let (BTL) products, available to both limited company and individual landlord borrowers
Posted: 18/08/2020
Uinsure has reintroduced landlords legal expenses and rent guarantee cover to its buy-to-let (BTL) product for landlords
Posted: 17/08/2020
Openwork Holdings has announced the appointments of Anne Grim and Rosanne Murison as non-executive directors to its board
Posted: 14/08/2020
The Mortgage Lender has announced an increase to its LTV for capital raising landlords from 65% to 75% on all remortgage products
Posted: 12/08/2020
West One has announced the launch of two limited edition buy-to-let (BTL) products available to standard and specialist landlords
Posted: 12/08/2020
Accord Buy To Let has announced it will now accept applications from first-time landlords, up to a maximum LTV of 75%
Posted: 10/08/2020
Vernon Building Society has announced the launch of two new holiday let mortgages up to 75% LTV in response to growing demand from landlords.
Posted: 07/08/2020
Stonebridge has unveiled new developments to its wholly-owned trading platform, Revolution, with a focus on its Introducer Portal
Posted: 07/08/2020
more2life has announced the launch of a refreshed “Tailored” plan range to support older borrowers with flexible lending solutions
Posted: 07/08/2020
Foundation Home Loans has added five products to its residential range to provide more options for first-time buyers as well as home movers with recent credit blips
Posted: 06/08/2020
United Trust Bank (UTB) has announced it is launching new criteria for professional contractors, a new web chat service through its broker portal, and a “limited edition” second charge product
Posted: 05/08/2020
Ipswich Building Society has announced the appointment of Charlotte Grimshaw as the society’s new head of mortgage sales
Posted: 04/08/2020
West One has relaunched its buy-to-let (BTL) and second charge products with new rates and criteria to support borrowers as the UK economy emerges from lockdown
Posted: 04/08/2020
Hope Capital has reported that new cases for loans in excess of £1m saw a month-on-month increase of 350% in July
Posted: 04/08/2020
Accord Buy To Let has announced it is reducing rates, extending end dates and introducing 14 new products to offer landlords more choice
Posted: 30/07/2020
Foundation Home Loans has launched two new 80% LTV products in its core buy-to-let (BTL) range for both individual borrowers and limited companies
Posted: 30/07/2020
Hope Capital has unveiled plans to recruit more experienced individuals in all areas to support increased business volumes, after reporting a spike in demand since the COVID-19 lockdown was eased
Posted: 29/07/2020
Fleet Mortgages has announced several price cuts across its standard, limited company and HMO ranges
Posted: 29/07/2020
Accord Mortgages has announced it is increasing its maximum loan size to £2m on new lending and additional lending between 80% and 85% LTV
Posted: 28/07/2020
SDL Surveying has announced that it received and completed a record number of jobs during June, with 73% of its surveyors completing six or more jobs every single day of the month
Posted: 27/07/2020
Quilter has announced a new partnership with specialist in workplace mental health, Spill, to launch new online resources and a personal counselling service for financial advisers and their staff
Posted: 23/07/2020
Marsden Building Society has selected Uinsure to be its sole home insurance supplier as the provider continues its growth in the building society mutual sector
Posted: 23/07/2020
Foundation Home Loans has responded to an increase in demand for shorter-term buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage products by reducing pricing on two products for standard property types, and introducing a new product with a flat arrangement fee
Posted: 23/07/2020
United trust Bank (UTB) has announced the launch of a new campaign to help the mortgage industry get “back open for business”
Posted: 22/07/2020
Landbay has increased its maximum loan sizes from £1m to £1.5m on all standard properties, houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) and multi-unit freehold blocks (MUFBs)
Posted: 21/07/2020
more2life has announced the return of its 14 working day service promise which will see the lender compensate customers with £500 if it takes longer than two weeks to issue a loan offer from the date of application
Posted: 20/07/2020
First 4 Bridging (F4B) has announced the addition of Hope Capital to its specialist lending panel
Posted: 20/07/2020
TSB has launched a new unsecured personal loan rate of 2.8% APR for loans between £7,500 and £25,000 over one to five years, the bank’s lowest rate
Posted: 17/07/2020
Nationwide has announced the launch of several products and rates across its 90% loan-to-value (LTV) first-time buyer range
Posted: 15/07/2020
Hodge has reduced its rates on some of its later life mortgages for both new and existing customers
Posted: 14/07/2020
Crystal Specialist Finance (CSF) has launched a range of buy-to-let semi-exclusive products with West One
Posted: 14/07/2020
Masthaven Bank has announced the appointment of Malcolm McCaig to its Board as an independent non-executive director, with the intention he will chair the Board's Risk and Conduct Committee
Posted: 10/07/2020
Stonebridge has announced the completion of more updates and developments to its wholly-owned trading platform, Revolution
Posted: 09/07/2020
Aspen Bridging has announced that it approved £294m of deals across 382 cases during June, making it one of the lender’s best months on record
Posted: 07/07/2020
Hope Capital has announced it recorded a leap of 189% in enquires during June compared to the same month a year ago
Posted: 02/07/2020
Foundation Home Loans has announced it is returning its buy-to-let (BTL) product range to its pre-lockdown structure with the reintroduction of large loan, early remortgage and short-term let products
Posted: 02/07/2020
Foundation Home Loans has announced several key criteria changes to its specialist residential range
Posted: 01/07/2020
Ipswich Building Society has announced it is withdrawing its 90% LTV 2.79% discount mortgage for both purchase and remortgage cases
Posted: 30/06/2020
Click2Check has announced the signing of two new advisory practices for its ‘Credit Assess’ product
Posted: 29/06/2020
NatWest has announced the launch of a new online payment service, Payit, which allows customers to make instant online payments to participating retailers, without the use of a debit or credit card
Posted: 25/06/2020
Yorkshire Building Society has announced it is reintroducing 90% loan-to-value (LTV) products from today, exclusively for first-time buyers
Posted: 25/06/2020
Principality Building Society has announced the appointment of Julie-Ann Haines as its new chief executive officer, subject to regulatory approval
Posted: 24/06/2020
Accord Mortgages has announced it is enhancing its portability procuration fee as well as the launch of new high LTV products for transferring customers
Posted: 24/06/2020
eKeeper has launched internet call recording into its CRM product, allowing calls to be generated from the CRM and recorded for future use
Posted: 23/06/2020
Castle Trust has announced it is rebranding and will now operate as ‘Castle Trust Bank’ following the receipt of a full banking licence and the conversion of all its existing investments into savings accounts
Posted: 22/06/2020
Nationwide has announced it will be offering those still facing financial difficulties due to COVID-19 additional mortgage payment breaks, as part of a wider commitment to help people keep their homes
Posted: 18/06/2020
Ipswich Building Society has announced it is withdrawing its five-year standard buy-to-let (BTL) and five-year expat BTL fixed rate products in order to slow the inflow of applications
Posted: 18/06/2020
Foundation Home Loans has announced several changes to its residential range for borrowers, including an increase in LTV from 75% to 80%, the launch of new five-year products, and a new offering for first-time buyers
Posted: 18/06/2020
Nationwide has announced it is changing the maximum loan-to-value (LTV) amounts that it will lend to different borrower types across its lending channels
Posted: 17/06/2020
RealRates has launched a new affordability checking service, RealCheck, using Open Banking data to enable lenders to make more accurate real-time credit decisions on consumers in the post-COVID-19 climate
Posted: 17/06/2020
Accord Mortgages has announced it will be offering 90% loan-to-value (LTV) products from Wednesday 17 June, exclusively for first-time buyers
Posted: 16/06/2020
Hope Capital has announced a new flexible fees feature for its bridging loan products, aimed at borrowers who require zero lender arrangement fee, reduced valuation fee options or no upfront solicitors’ costs
Posted: 16/06/2020
Aspen Bridging has announced the appointments of two new new members of staff and that it is promoting two more staff members as the lender looks to build on its pipeline of business accumulated during the coronavirus crisis
Posted: 15/06/2020
Stonebridge has announced an increase in its appointed representative (AR) adviser recruitment numbers during the COVID-19 pandemic
Posted: 15/06/2020
Mortgage Brain has reported that advisers have now carried out affordability searches for mortgages worth a total of more than £1.5bn on its sourcing solution, Affordability Hub
Posted: 15/06/2020
The Mortgage Lender has announced it is abolishing multiple application fees for portfolio landlords and reducing its completion fee on portfolio applications from 1.5% to 1.25%
Posted: 15/06/2020
Foundation Home Loans has announced it is launching new buy-to-let (BTL) standard HMO, large HMO, as well as multi-unit blocks (MUB) exclusive products for its major packager partners
Posted: 15/06/2020
Stonebridge has announced the completion of a further phase of functionality upgrades and developments to its trading platform, Revolution
Posted: 11/06/2020
Foundation Home Loans has announced several changes to its buy-to-let (BTL) product range which include increases to LTV bands, rate cuts and the introduction of a new five-year ‘fixed fee’ product
Posted: 11/06/2020
Ipswich Building Society has announced it is temporarily withdrawing its 90% LTV fixed rate products
Posted: 10/06/2020
Fleet Mortgages has announced the launch of new 70% and 75% LTV products across its three core product ranges – standard, limited company and HMO
Posted: 10/06/2020
Avamore Capital has appointed VAS Panel to run alongside its own in-house panel management database
Posted: 09/06/2020
Hope Capital has announced it is relaunching its flexible bridging loan, the Hope FleXi
Posted: 09/06/2020
Hodge has announced that it is resuming lending up to 70% LTV following the easing of some COVID-19 lockdown restrictions
Posted: 09/06/2020
Mortgage Engine has announced the appointment of Kieran Park as its new chief technology officer (CTO)
Posted: 08/06/2020
Accord Mortgages has announced it will be temporarily withdrawing all products at 90% loan-to-value (LTV) to maintain service levels
Posted: 08/06/2020
Leek United has announced the launch of new residential products, including some with no fees and cashback, and new 75% LTV products
Posted: 08/06/2020
Hope Capital has launched a new product to give borrowers “control and flexibility” of their cashflow
Posted: 04/06/2020
Paradigm Mortgage Services has announced that Ipswich Building Society has lifted its postcode lending restrictions for Paradigm members, allowing member firms in England and Wales to access its products
Posted: 04/06/2020
Zephyr Homeloans has launched a new range of buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage products offering up to 75% LTV
Posted: 03/06/2020
Tipton & Coseley Building Society has amended its lending criteria applicable to retired customers who are applying for one of the society’s later life mortgage products
Posted: 02/06/2020
Hope Capital has announced the launch of a new product range that includes MINI, MIDI and MAXI loans to choose from
Posted: 02/06/2020
Saffron Building Society has announced the launch of two new products in a first step towards offering green financing solutions to its customers
Posted: 01/06/2020
The Mortgage Lender has announced the reduction of completion fees on all buy-to-let (BTL) loans above £500,000 to 0.5% and to 0.75% for loans over £750,000
Posted: 01/06/2020
Landbay has announced the launch of a new product range with loan-to-values (LTVs) of up to 75%
Posted: 01/06/2020
Bluestone Mortgages has announced that it is recommencing new lending activity on all products across its residential and buy-to-let (BTL) ranges from today
Posted: 01/06/2020
Principality Building Society has reintroduced its Joint Borrower Sole Proprietor (JBSP) mortgage offering to the market
Posted: 28/05/2020
The Deposit Protection Service (The DPS) and safeagent have launched a new free, online course for landlords
Posted: 28/05/2020
Gatehouse Bank has introduced 75% Finance to Value (FTV) limits on its buy-to-let and home purchase plan products
Posted: 28/05/2020
Accord Mortgages has removed all property value restrictions and announced it is returning to its maximum loan size to £5m for residential and £1m for buy-to-let applications
Posted: 27/05/2020
Nationwide has announced it is reducing rates on several of its mortgage products by up to 0.25%
Posted: 27/05/2020
MCI Mortgage Club has announced the appointment of Melanie Spencer to lead the group following Phil Whitehouse’s decision to step down from his position as head
Posted: 26/05/2020
Leek United has launched a new residential affordability calculator to help brokers work out if their clients’ lending amount is affordable when applying for a mortgage
Posted: 26/05/2020
Aspen Bridging has revealed it is increasing its maximum LTV to 75% and raising its top loan amount to £3m
Posted: 26/05/2020
Nationwide has announced a new support package to help protect the homes and finances of members who have been affected by coronavirus
Posted: 26/05/2020
Accord Buy To Let has announced it is increasing its maximum LTV for remortgage customers to 75% and also re-introducing its house purchase products up to 75% LTV
Posted: 22/05/2020
Accord Mortgages has announced it is accepting residential house purchase and remortgage applications up to 90% LTV
Posted: 20/05/2020
West One Loans has confirmed it is relaunching the 70% LTV products from its buy-to-let (BTL) product range with immediate effect and that it will also be resuming physical valuations
Posted: 19/05/2020
Leek United has announced the launch of two new fixed-rate mortgage products as it looks to respond to changes in the market
Posted: 19/05/2020
more2life has announced it will now offer its customers access to physical valuations, in line with the Government's safety guidelines on social distancing
Posted: 19/05/2020
VAS Panel has launched a new service that utilises its valuation panel management platform to provide property and development finance lenders with national coverage of monitoring surveyors throughout the country
Posted: 19/05/2020
OneSavings Bank (OSB) has launched a new product range across its three lending brands following news that physical valuations can take place in England
Posted: 19/05/2020
Quilter has launched a new version of its employee mental health support programme, Thrive, for financial advisers in the UK and internationally at the start of Mental Health Awareness Week
Posted: 18/05/2020
Mortgage Brain has reported that the pilot of its new multi-lender submission and application gateway, Lendex, is now live with several major lenders
Posted: 18/05/2020
Foundation Home Loans has developed an online ‘Broker Hub’ to provide advisers with an additional resource to help them navigate the specialist mortgage market
Posted: 18/05/2020
Foundation Home Loans has announced it is returning to new lending with the launch of a new set of both buy-to-let (BTL) and residential products, available to advisers and their clients from Monday 18 May
Posted: 14/05/2020
Paragon Bank has announced it is launching a new range of two and five-year fixed rate deals at 70% LTV to strengthen its buy-to-let (BTL) product offering
Posted: 14/05/2020
Complete FS has announced the addition of bridging, development and buy-to-let (BTL) lender, Roma Finance, to its packager panel
Posted: 12/05/2020
Mortgage Brain has announced it will be rolling out its affordability-based sourcing solution, Affordability Hub, following a successful pilot
Posted: 11/05/2020
Lendlord has announced a new partnership with Property Tribes to provide landlords with a comprehensive portfolio management product
Posted: 11/05/2020
Click2Check has launched a new online solution for mortgage advisers to obtain credit scores, reports and bank statements in order to help pre-qualify clients
Posted: 05/05/2020
SmartSearch has announced the addition of a new facial recognition feature to its digital anti-money-laundering (AML) platform
Posted: 05/05/2020
Uinsure has announced the addition of Zurich to its household and buy-to-let panels of UK insurers
Posted: 04/05/2020
Just has announced it is making changes to its lifetime mortgage products to help both customers, and beneficiaries of its customers, who are unable to sell properties amid the ongoing lockdown
Posted: 04/05/2020
Newbury Building Society has announced it will accept automated valuations (AVMs) and desktop valuations for some of its mortgage products
Posted: 04/05/2020
Fintuity has announced it is offering free initial financial advice to NHS workers during the Covid-19 pandemic
Posted: 04/05/2020
more2life has announced it will be guaranteeing rates and terms for a period of six months from the date of application, so that customers who are finding that semi-automated valuations (SAVs) are not suitable can still access its products
Posted: 01/05/2020
Paragon Bank has announced the launch of a one-year buy-to-let (BTL) discounted SVR product to support new and existing landlord customers through the coronavirus pandemic
Posted: 01/05/2020
LSL Property Services has announced the appointment of David Stewart as its new group chief executive officer
Posted: 01/05/2020
Hodge Bank has announced it will reduce its Standard Variable Rate (SVR) from Friday 1 May, following the recent Bank of England (BoE) base rate reduction
Posted: 30/04/2020
Phoebus Software Limited has announced the appointment of Mark Smitheringale to the position of client executive
Posted: 29/04/2020
Masthaven Bank has launched a new fee-free remortgage range on its first charge residential two-year and five-year fixed remortgage products
Posted: 28/04/2020
Paradigm Mortgage Services has launched a new offer to directly authorised (DA) firms with up to six months’ free compliance support available for new users
Posted: 27/04/2020
The winners of the Asset Management Awards 2020 were announced last night via an online video presentation
Posted: 24/04/2020
NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank have announced the introduction of a new carers card to enable vulnerable customers and those in extended isolation a way to pay for essential goods
Posted: 23/04/2020
The Asset Management Awards 2020 winners will be announced at 7pm tonight, via an online video presentation on the awards website
Posted: 23/04/2020
Hanley Economic Building Society has announced a package of new coronavirus support measures
Posted: 22/04/2020
The Asset Management Awards 2020 winners will be announced at 7pm tomorrow, 23 April, via an online video presentation on the awards website at www.moneyage.co.uk/assetmanagementawards
Posted: 22/04/2020
Air Later Life Academy (LLA) has announced it is suspending its monthly membership fees for firms during the coronavirus lockdown period
Posted: 22/04/2020
Mortgage Brain has launched a new single reference point for intermediaries to help them keep up to date with product and policy changes being made by lenders amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic
Posted: 21/04/2020
Answers in Retirement Group (Air Group) has launched a new version of its Air Sourcing platform for later life advisers covering updates and changes related to coronavirus
Posted: 21/04/2020
Accord Buy To Let has announced it is expanding its remortgage product range to offer more choice to brokers with landlord clients
Posted: 20/04/2020
Habito has announced the launch of a new intermediary portal to provide brokers with quick access to its buy-to-let (BTL) product range and lending criteria
Posted: 15/04/2020
more2life has announced the appointments of Fran Green as national sales manager and Nurlana Kerimli as business development manager
Posted: 15/04/2020
Paradigm Protect, the directly authorised protection proposition part of Paradigm Mortgage Services, has launched a series of webinars for member firms to cover a range of advice topics
Posted: 14/04/2020
TMA has announced the launch of a new free version of the club’s customer relationship management (CRM) system, Toolbox
Posted: 14/04/2020
Nationwide has announced it is adding interest-only to its mortgage range, initially offering the product just through brokers
Posted: 08/04/2020
Sesame Bankhall Group has announced it is partnering with Care first to offer advisers free access to health and wellbeing support during the Covid-19 pandemic
Posted: 08/04/2020
Gatehouse Bank has announced the launch of its first Cash ISA range to broaden its savings offering
Posted: 07/04/2020
Lendlord has launched a range of free tools to help landlords manage their buy-to-let portfolios during the coronavirus pandemic
Posted: 06/04/2020
more2life has announced it has become the first volume lender to introduce semi-automated valuations across the majority of its product lines
Posted: 06/04/2020
Air Group has announced the launch of a new hub for advisers to provide coronavirus updates and business continuity resources
Posted: 03/04/2020
Gatehouse Bank has announced it is reducing its maximum finance to value (FTV) on its buy-to-let (BTL) and home purchase plan products to 65%
Posted: 01/04/2020
The Mortgage Awards will now take place on Thursday 22 October at the Waldorf Hilton, London
Posted: 26/03/2020
Landbay has announced the launch of a new application process with the introduction of an instant Decision in Principle (DiP), as well as a refresh to its product range
Posted: 23/03/2020
Newbury Building Society has reduced the pricing of its 85% LTV Help to Buy remortgage product, with the change applying to new and existing borrowers looking to pay off some or all their government loan
Posted: 16/03/2020
Foundation Home Loans has announced it is fully refreshing its buy-to-let (BTL) product range
Posted: 16/03/2020
Gatehouse Bank has widened the eligibility criteria on its range of buy-to-let (BTL) products, including an increase to the maximum age at the end of the term, which is up from 85 to 99 years
Posted: 12/03/2020
The MoneyAge Awards 2020 are now open for entries to banks, building societies, savings and investment providers, mortgage companies and personal finance specialists
Posted: 12/03/2020
Nationwide Building Society has announced a new type of mortgage product aimed at encouraging people to make their homes more environmentally friendly, by offering cheaper rates for green home improvements
Posted: 10/03/2020
Newbury Building Society has announced cuts to the interest rates of its affordable housing product range, for both fixed and variable products, to help buyers in England and Wales looking for alternative routes to homeownership
Posted: 09/03/2020
Nationwide has announced the launch of a new ISA prize draw that gives savers the chance to win up to £20,000 – the current annual ISA allowance
Posted: 04/03/2020
Coventry Building Society has announced the launch of a new online ‘Easy Access’ ISA
Posted: 03/03/2020
Landbay has announced it is refreshing a series of its products including the addition of fees to its 80% LTV products
Posted: 02/03/2020
Vida Homeloans has announced new rate cuts to its Standard, Fee Saver, Help to Buy and Right to Buy products
Posted: 02/03/2020
Principality Building Society has announced the launch of a new savings account to help young people into their first home
Posted: 18/02/2020
Nationwide Building Society has launched a new ‘prize draw’ savings account aimed at getting young people and families to put small amounts of money aside each month
Posted: 18/02/2020
more2life has announced the launch of its ‘fastpath portal’ service promise, which can guarantee the lender will compensate customers £500 if it takes more than 14 working days to issue a loan offer from the date of application
Posted: 17/02/2020
Hodge has announced the extension of its early repayment promise (ERP) feature across all residential mortgage products
Posted: 17/02/2020
The Mortgage Lender has launched its unsecured arrears residential product to the whole of the market following a successful pilot with key distributor partners
Posted: 14/02/2020
Prime minister Boris Johnson has named Christopher Pincher as his new housing minister, following the sacking of Esther McVey in yesterday's Cabinet reshuffle
Posted: 14/02/2020
Housing minister Esther McVey MP has today been sacked from her role following a Cabinet reshuffle
Posted: 13/02/2020
TMA Club and PRIMIS Mortgage Network have announced the launch of an exclusive two-year fixed rate mortgage product with Leeds Building Society
Posted: 12/02/2020
Buy-to-let lender, Zephyr Homeloans, has announced a significant reduction to a range of its interest coverage ratios (ICR)
Posted: 11/02/2020
Foundation Home Loans has announced a series of rate reductions to several products across its buy-to-let (BTL) range
Posted: 07/02/2020
Newbury Building Society has announced a reduction to the rate of its limited company buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage product
Posted: 05/02/2020
Aspen Bridging has changed the interest rate structure of its new 2020 product card by introducing flat rate products without exit fees
Posted: 04/02/2020
Hodge has announced it is lowering the minimum age of its residential interest only mortgage from 55 down to 50, bringing it in line with its retirement interest only (RIO) mortgage
Posted: 03/02/2020
Air Later Life Academy (LLA), the training organisation for later life advisers, has announced TSF Consultants as its latest ambassador firm
Posted: 29/01/2020
Assurant Intermediary has announced the launch of its first interactive online training programme for its adviser website
Posted: 28/01/2020
Connect for Intermediaries has announced the addition of Blacks Connect to its Solicitor Referral Panel
Posted: 28/01/2020
The Mortgage Lender has announced new enhancements to its buy-to-let (BTL) criteria by increasing its overall lending threshold from £2.5m to £5.0m and removing the cap on the number of portfolio properties it will lend on
Posted: 27/01/2020
Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has announced cuts to the interest rates on three mortgages aimed at first-time buyers
Posted: 27/01/2020
Accord Buy To Let has announced a relaunch to its mortgage range with new reduced rates, extended end dates and increased cashback on house purchase products
Posted: 24/01/2020
PRIMIS Mortgage Network has announced it is refreshing its packager panel for immediate delivery to adviser members in 2020
Posted: 23/01/2020
Specialist finance trade body, FIBA, has announced the appointment of Bridging Link to its lender panel
Posted: 23/01/2020
Foundation Home Loans has announced new enhancements across its buy-to-let (BTL) product range, including changes to its interest coverage ratios (ICR) and maximum loan sizes
Posted: 23/01/2020
LV= has announced it is discounting fees on its smoothed pension funds, with annual service charges of 0.15% for its Flexible Transition Account to be waived in the first year for new customers
Posted: 23/01/2020
Octane Capital announced it has reduced its risk rating following an improved outlook for the UK property market and the broader political stability after the December General Election result.
Posted: 22/01/2020
Assurant Intermediary has announced new improvements to its online quote system, enhancing the user experience for its advisers
Posted: 21/01/2020
Principality Building Society has announced it is launching new cashback deals to its residential mortgage product range
Posted: 17/01/2020
Accord Mortgages has announced several new rate reductions across its 90% and 95% loan-to-value (LTV) range
Posted: 15/01/2020
Hanley Economic Building Society has announced the introduction of a new ex-pat product into its buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage range
Posted: 14/01/2020
Paragon Bank has announced the launch of a new Notice Cash ISA for savers
Posted: 10/01/2020
more2life has announced that it now has £3bn worth of loans under management, following a record year of growth for the equity release lender.
Posted: 07/01/2020
Paragon has announced it is lowering rates on 14 different products across its range of mortgages up to 80% LTV
Posted: 06/01/2020
Accord Mortgages has announced it is reducing interest rates on 24 of its product transfer products by up to 0.10%
Posted: 02/01/2020
Accord Growth Series, the free education resource for brokers, has reached 5,000 registered advisers
Posted: 18/12/2019
Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) has announced the addition of LV=’s personal sick pay and income protection plans to its protection panel
Posted: 16/12/2019
Uinsure has announced the addition of UK General to its household and BTL panels of leading UK insurers
Posted: 16/12/2019
LV= has announced new upgrades to its income protection plan to support people living in rented accommodation
Posted: 12/12/2019
Foundation Home Loans has announced a series of criteria enhancements across its BTL product range
Posted: 12/12/2019
Metro Bank has announced the removal of product fees for its existing customer residential mortgage products
Posted: 10/12/2019
Accord Buy To Let has announced its minimum income requirement is moving to £25,000 per application, as opposed to at least one applicant requiring £25,000 minimum income, to provide greater flexibility for landlords
Posted: 09/12/2019
Metro Bank has announced a 0.2% reduction of interest rates across its fixed rate BTL mortgage range for borrowers up to 70% LTV
Posted: 06/12/2019
Hampshire Trust Bank (HTB) has announced that it has implemented E-signature for its mortgage offers
Posted: 04/12/2019
Accord Mortgages has launched a new range of high LTV products to help more FTBs get onto the property ladder
Posted: 04/12/2019
Hanley Economic Building Society has announced the launch of a new ‘build for second home’ product aimed at self-build clients looking to construct a second residential home, not to be used for any rental purposes
Posted: 03/12/2019
Foundation Home Loans has announced a series of new enhancements to its residential mortgage product range
Posted: 29/11/2019
Fleet Mortgages has announced it is cutting rates to two 80% LTV products in both its standard and HMO product ranges
Posted: 26/11/2019
360 Dotnet has announced a new partnership with the mortgage broker, Alexander Hall, to supply its practice management system, 360 Lifecycle
Posted: 20/11/2019
Nationwide Building Society has announced it is reducing rates on selected two, three and five-year fixed rate mortgages available up to 60% LTV by up to 0.15%, as well as the reduction on its ten-year fixed rates by up to 1.10%
Posted: 20/11/2019
Habito has announced the launch of a new range of mortgages specifically designed for portfolio landlords
Posted: 19/11/2019
Vida Homeloans has announced it is launching new residential and BTL product ranges
Posted: 19/11/2019
Paragon has announced the launch of a new range of BTL purchase and remortgage products for portfolio and non-portfolio landlords
Posted: 14/11/2019
The Moving Hub, the conveyancing platform and case management system for intermediaries, financial advisers and estate agents, has announced a new partnership with Charles Derby Financial Services
Posted: 12/11/2019
Aviva has announced new improvements to its lifetime mortgage proposition which will give Aviva customers the ability to make unlimited voluntary repayments
Posted: 11/11/2019
Air Later Life Academy (LLA), the commercial and training organisation for later life advisers, and Air Mortgage Club, the distributor for equity release and later life advisers, have both announced a new relationship with Care Box
Posted: 11/11/2019
Foundation Home Loans has announced it is partnering with Brilliant Solutions’ Mortgage Club
Posted: 04/11/2019
Air Mortgage Club has announced the addition of Nottingham Building Society (The Nottingham) to its retirement lending panel
Posted: 04/11/2019
SortRefer has launched a new fixed-price remortgage conveyancing product which encompasses all fees required for a straightforward freehold remortgage in England and Wales
Posted: 01/11/2019
Fleet Mortgages has launched a revamped website that includes a range of new features and content information
Posted: 01/11/2019
Openwork, one of the UK’s largest financial advice networks, has announced a record intake to its Academy, welcoming 80 trainees to its training scheme in October alone
Posted: 29/10/2019
The financial services software provider, 360 Dotnet, has embarked on a multi-stage integration of Legal & General Mortgage Club’s digital mortgage criteria searching tool, SmartrCriteria
Posted: 24/10/2019
Key has launched a new fee free advice service which offers access to a range of more than 80 ‘Key Equity Release’ branded products
Posted: 24/10/2019
Fleet Mortgages has launched a new five-year HMO fix and reduced rates on several of its individual landlord products
Posted: 24/10/2019
Paradigm Mortgage Services has added Onefamily to its provider panel to boost the range of equity release product options available to its member firms
Posted: 23/10/2019
Key has announced a new distribution strategy with a refreshed whole-of-market (WoM) advice offering, and a new integrated service proposition
Posted: 22/10/2019
Air Later Life Academy (LLA) has announced that its training programme has received endorsement from The London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF)
Posted: 21/10/2019
Impact Specialist Finance has announced it has agreed an approved packager agreement with Hampshire Trust Bank (HTB), which will provide access to the specialist lender’s entire product range
Posted: 21/10/2019
PMS Mortgage Club and Sesame Network, part of Sesame Bankhall Group, have added Zephyr Homeloans to their BTL lending panels
Posted: 18/10/2019
Key Group has appointed Gillian Kent as non-executive director
Posted: 15/10/2019
Impact Specialist Finance has launched a new referral service to manage regulated and non-regulated referrals for its broker partners
Posted: 15/10/2019
The winners of the MoneyAge Awards 2019 were announced last night at a gala ceremony in London
Posted: 11/10/2019
The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) has launched its new mental health support portal, aimed to encourage the conversation around mental health for its global membership, financial services professionals and staff
Posted: 10/10/2019
Responsible Equity Release has been added to Legal & General Mortgage Club’s approved specialist distribution panel, SmartrRefer
Posted: 09/10/2019
Hanley Economic Building Society has launched a new ‘part-complete self-build’ product, aimed at borrowing for projects that are already underway
Posted: 08/10/2019
Chase de Vere has unveiled a new service focused on providing independent financial advice to dentists, as well as a new partnership with Denplan
Posted: 07/10/2019
The Legal & General Mortgage Club has added conveyancing platform and case management system The Moving Hub to its SmartrRefer network of specialist partners
Posted: 03/10/2019
Foundation Home Loans has announced the launch of a new five-year buy-to-let product, called ‘ERC 3’, aimed at those landlord clients who want rate certainty but with some flexibility regarding possible product switching in the future
Posted: 01/10/2019
TMA Club has announced the addition of equity release lender, more2life, to its equity release panel
Posted: 24/09/2019
Investment and financial planning group Tilney is to merge with professional services and accountancy firm Smith & Williamson
Posted: 19/09/2019
UK house prices have seen their lowest annual growth in seven years
Posted: 18/09/2019
eKeeper has partnered with Optimus to streamline its conveyancing process with the latest release of its broker-CRM solution, used by over 400 regulated broker firms
Posted: 06/09/2019
Bluestone Mortgages has today announced its latest distribution partnership with Dynamo for Intermediaries, with the club’s members now able to access Bluestone’s product range
Posted: 05/09/2019
Moneybox has announced the launch of a 95-day notice account powered by Investec, offering customers a competitive rate of 1.65 per cent AER variable on savings from £1 to £85,000
Posted: 04/09/2019
Specialist Buy-to-Let (BTL) lender Landbay has partnered with the Next Intelligence mortgage club, Mortgage Intelligence, Mortgage Next and FYB Network brands
Posted: 04/09/2019
Specialist Buy-to-Let (BTL) lender Fleet Mortgages has announced a new funding partnership with New York-based asset management firm One William Street (OWS) Capital Management
Posted: 03/09/2019
Buy-to-Let lender Landbay has announced a rate cut on its most popular product, with its standard five-year fixed offer now starting at 3.35%
Posted: 02/09/2019
Bluestone Mortgages has completed its inaugural residential mortgage-backed securitisation, Genesis 2019-1, which raised £210m of rated term funding for the lender
Posted: 02/09/2019
Annual house price growth remained below 1% for the ninth month in a row in August, at 0.6%, according to the Nationwide House Price Index
Posted: 30/08/2019
Bluestone Mortgages has appointed its former director of sales and marketing Steve Seal as its new managing director
Posted: 29/08/2019
Investec Structured Property Finance (Investec) has provided James Taylor Homes, a residential developer, with a £25m term loan to fund the redevelopment of the former Antionette Hotel in Kingston-upon-Thames into 89 residential units
Posted: 28/08/2019
Equity release and later life adviser Air Mortgage Club has added Mansfield Building Society to its retirement lending panel
Posted: 28/08/2019
First 4 Bridging has launched its specialist distribution offering into the second charge mortgage market
Posted: 28/08/2019
Saffron Building Society has introduced a new 5-year fixed product in a bid to strengthen its specialist lending range for landlords, while also improving its rates and reducing arrangement fees on its 2-year limited company buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage
Posted: 21/08/2019
Scottish Building Society has launched a mortgage product designed to allow the purchase or remortgage of holiday lets marked through companies such as Airbnb
Posted: 15/08/2019
Monzo has announced it will be offering short-term loans to its 2.5 million customers as the digital bank looks to take on incumbents with a range of digital banking services
Posted: 15/08/2019
Specialist residential and buy-to-let lender Vida Homeloans has appointed Mil Consiglio as its new key account manager for the Midlands region
Posted: 15/08/2019
UK conveyancer and panel management specialist LMS has partnered with Leek United Building Society, with the firm becoming the twenty-fifth mortgage lender to utilise Panel Link
Posted: 15/08/2019
Saffron Building Society has added new mortgage products to its retirement interest only (RIO) offering, including new fixed rate options and reduced rates on existing RIO products
Posted: 12/08/2019
Paradigm Mortgage Services has revealed the addition of Beverley Building Society to its lender panel
Posted: 12/08/2019
TMA Club has announced the addition of Harpenden Building Society to its lender panel, granting TMA members immediate access to the lender’s range of mortgage products
Posted: 12/08/2019
A landlord stepped in to support his son in purchasing a home by releasing equity against one of his existing rental properties, having the finance provided in ten days after contacting Together
Posted: 08/08/2019
Saffron Building Society has reduced its rates and extended terms on self-employed and contractor mortgages in a bid to further expand its specialist situations range
Posted: 07/08/2019
HSBC Global Asset Management has announced the appointment of Nicolas Moreau as its new CEO
Posted: 07/08/2019
Savers are not receiving the best deals and rates for their savings by sticking with same account provider, research published by the Current Account Switch Service revealed
Posted: 07/08/2019
Hope Capital has extended its lending to borrowers who have filed for bankruptcy, Individual Voluntary Agreements (IVAs) or who have an impaired credit history
Posted: 06/08/2019
Online mortgage broker Trussle has started providing customers with advice on shared ownership mortgages, in a bid to help prospective customers take their first steps on the property ladder
Posted: 05/08/2019
PMS Mortgage Club and Sesame Network have added Gatehouse Bank’s range of finance products to its respective panels
Posted: 02/08/2019
PRIMIS Mortgage Network has announced the addition of specialist lender Together to its lender panel
Posted: 01/08/2019
Attitude Financial Services has announced the launch of a new financial advice proposition targeted at the LGBTQ community
Posted: 31/07/2019
Following its entrance into the later-life lending advice market, Knight Frank Finance has joined the Equity Release Council, making it the first major property firm to do so
Posted: 26/07/2019
Vida Homeloans has recently joined the lending panel of Master Private Finance, the specialist mortgage desk for the mortgage and protection network
Posted: 26/07/2019
Former Mayor of London and Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, has been announced as the new Conservative leader, succeeding Theresa May
Posted: 23/07/2019
New research from TSB has revealed that more than half (57 per cent) of over 55s say they never use mobile banking, despite being smartphone users. This is in contrast to 82 per cent of 18 to 34 year-olds who say they use mobile banking
Posted: 19/07/2019
Members of the Sesame network now have access to Investec’s range of mortgages for high-net worth (HNW) individuals, following the addition of the private bank to its panel
Posted: 18/07/2019
Specialist mortgage lender Vida Homeloans has announced the appointment of Claire Ashkam as its new sales manager for the North, supporting its existing key account managers
Posted: 17/07/2019
After acquiring Burrow, eKeeper has worked in coalition with mortgage broker One77 Mortgages to “shape and integrate the technology into the traditional broker model”
Posted: 16/07/2019
Specialist mortgage lender Vida Homeloans has announced the launch of four new residential and buy-to-let (BTL) products
Posted: 04/07/2019
SimplyBiz Mortgages has partnered with 360 Dotnot to offer access to its practice management system, 360 Lifecycle, to member firms
Posted: 03/07/2019
Just under half (46 per cent) of adults in the UK are currently in debt and have blamed the rising cost of independent living as the cause, according to The UK Spending Report, commissioned by Creditfix.co.uk
Posted: 02/07/2019
The Mortgage Lender has extended its 2.83 per cent initial rate with 2 per cent completion Buy-to-Let (BTL) product to the entire market
Posted: 27/06/2019
Members of The Personal Finance Society (PFS) can now mentor and be mentored by other members from anywhere in the world
Posted: 25/06/2019
Specialist buy-to-let lender Fleet Mortgages has today announced the appointment of two new business development managers (BDM), Jacqui Simmons and Katy William
Posted: 21/06/2019
Specialist lender Foundation Home Loans has announced the launch of its new portfolio landlord product, featuring a 3.39 per cent five-year fix and a 1.5 per cent product fee
Posted: 20/06/2019
Individuals with problem debt will be protected by a new Breathing Space scheme, due to be introduced in 2021, City minister John Glen announced today
Posted: 20/06/2019
Specialist mortgage lender Vida Homeloans has announced the appointment of Amanda Meadows as its new key account manager for the North East and Yorkshire region
Posted: 19/06/2019
Newbury Building Society has become the latest lender to join the Equity Release Club’s retirement lending panel
Posted: 17/06/2019
New research has found consumer openness to alternative payment options - including wearables and smartphones - although acceptance of cashless payments comes with a high degree of concern surrounding the ability to secure these devices
Posted: 12/06/2019
Amazon and Synchrony have announced the launch of the Amazon Credit Builder card, for customers who are looking to build or rebuild their credit responsibly
Posted: 11/06/2019
Facebook does not view itself as a payments company and is looking to partner with banks and other players in the market as it considers the role of payments and Open Banking solutions across its family of apps
Posted: 06/06/2019
Specialist lender West One Loans has announced the launch of its first charge Buy-to-Let (BTL) mortgage products
Posted: 04/06/2019
Equity Release Club, the distributor for equity release and later life advisers, has today announced that Family Building Society is the latest lender to be added to its panel
Posted: 31/05/2019
Specialist Buy-to-Let (BTL) lender Fleet Mortgages had launched four new 75 per cent LTV five-year fixes in its standard range
Posted: 29/05/2019
Digital money transfer firm Azimo has partnered with NatWest Markets, as an increasing number of fintech start-ups chase seek expansion by joining forces with larger banks
Posted: 21/05/2019
NatWest yesterday announced the release of its credit card that charges 0 per cent on balance transfers for 23 months and 0 per cent on spending for three months, despite Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) pledging to not offer this type of product five years ago
Posted: 20/05/2019
TMA Club has today announced the addition of Newbury Building Society to its lender panel, with the lender offering one of the most diverse ranges of products on the club’s panel, while underwriting all cases on an individual basis with no credit scoring required
Posted: 20/05/2019
The intermediary-only, specialist lender Foundation Home Loans announced it has completed its third, and largest, securitisation under the Twin Bridges platform, valued at £329m
Posted: 20/05/2019
Specialist mortgage broker Impact Specialist Finance has announced a packaging agreement with United Trust Bank (UTB), granting it access to the specialist lender’s entire product range
Posted: 20/05/2019
Just Mortgages has partnered with equity release referral service Key Partnerships in a drive to ensure that its brokers can cater fully to the increasing number of clients who need access to the later-life lending market
Posted: 16/05/2019
There were 1.6 billion debit and credit card transactions in the UK in February 2019, increasing by 10.7 per cent when compared to the same month last year and equating to a total value of £60.1bn, figures from UK Finance revealed
Posted: 15/05/2019
The board of Banking Competition Remedies has split the £80 million Capability and Innovation Fund Pool B grants between three large banks
Posted: 14/05/2019
Many people are making significant financial errors which could be damaging their credit rating, with over half of the UK unaware of what their score is, new research has found
Posted: 23/04/2019
New research has revealed that 42 per cent of financial management platform users have more than one bank account, as they take advantage of technological innovation and data sharing in financial services
Posted: 10/04/2019
A total of 929,000 people switched to a different current account in 2018, with the Current Account Switch Service achieving its 5 millionth switch in 2018, the organisation revealed in its annual report, published today
Posted: 28/03/2019
National Savings & Investments (NS&I) has announced that it is increasing interest rates on both its junior ISA and direct ISA by 75 basis points and 15 basis points, respectively
Posted: 04/03/2019
Specialist lender Foundation Home Loans yesterday announced the launch of its new ‘Fix to Flex’ five year, buy-to-let product, targeted at landlords who seek rate certainty along with flexibility allowing them to switch to another rate or lender within the term
Posted: 22/02/2019
There are now more than 170 savings accounts and cash ISAs that beat inflation, as CPI inflation fell to 1.8% in January, the lowest level recorded in two years, and below analysts’ expectations
Posted: 13/02/2019
Specialist lender Foundation Home Loans yesterday announced the promotion of Grant Hendry to head of national accounts
Posted: 08/02/2019
Lloyds Bank has launched a 100 per cent loan-to-value (LTV) mortgage product linked to a savings account in a bid to support more first-time buyers getting a foot on the property ladder
Posted: 28/01/2019
Specialist mortgage lender Vida Homeloans has today announced an overhaul of its product range, marking the largest change since the lender launched into the market in October 2016
Posted: 25/01/2019
Household debt in the UK has not yet hit unsustainable levels, according to Bank of England (BoE) deputy governor for monetary policy Ben Broadbent
Posted: 24/01/2019
More than a quarter of people (27%) have started the new year feeling uneasy about their finances, according to findings commissioned from YouGov by StepChange Debt Charity
Posted: 21/01/2019
Just Group has transformed its lifetime mortgage proposition with the launch of its new Just for You Lifetime Mortgage solution, providing flexibility and greater choice for advisers and their clients; and more...
Posted: 14/01/2019
More than half of savers (53%) are still intending to rely on ISAs to protect interest on their “nest egg” from the tax man, new research from Leeds Building Society (LBS) has revealed
Posted: 08/01/2019
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has invested in a digital current account targeted towards students and young people that has set out to rival challenger Monzo and Starling
Posted: 08/01/2019
Friday 4 January 2019 has been dabbed “Fat Cat” Friday as, in just three working days, the UK’s top CEOs earn more than what a typical full-time worker will earn in a year, new calculations have found
Posted: 04/01/2019
Over half (58%) of people have cut back on spending in 2018, saving an average of £125 a month, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Spending Power Report
Posted: 02/01/2019
The Consumer Prices Index rate of inflation dropped down to 2.3 per cent over November, down from 2.4 per cent in October 2018, the Office for National Statistics has revealed
Posted: 19/12/2018
Official figures have revealed that a million workers are off sick for more than a month every year, with Royal London statistics finding that over half (52%) of them would worry about their income if they were to become too ill to work for longer than a month
Posted: 17/12/2018
The Co-operative Bank yesterday announced it would bid for a share of the Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) £775m fund aimed at bolstering competition in the business banking market
Posted: 11/12/2018
Financial advisory firms are crumbling under the pressure of a dwindling talent pool and a shortage of specialist skills as competition heats up, according to new research from EY
Posted: 05/12/2018
Peer-to-peer lender Zopa has recently announced that it has acquired its banking license, following up on hints that it would launch a bank
Posted: 04/12/2018
One Mortgage System (OMS), the processing platform for brokers, has boosted its specialist lending offering with the addition of The Mortgage Lender (TML); and more...
Posted: 03/01/2018
Hargreaves Lansdown Lifetime ISA (LISA) bonuses hit £50m this month, the firm has revealed
Posted: 30/11/2018
Vida Homeloans has announced several changes to its senior management team, which have been designed to support the further growth of the lender in the UK specialist mortgage market
Posted: 26/11/2018
Specialist bank Aldermore has today announced the interest rate increases on its fixed-rate cash ISAs
Posted: 16/11/2018
Those in their 30s are the savviest savers, setting aside 58% of their disposable income per month, 16% more than the national average of 42%, according to research published by Charter Savings Bank
Posted: 15/11/2018
Despite worrying levels of debt, almost half (46%) of consumers claimed that they did not need any advice, according to a report published by Arrow Global
Posted: 14/11/2018
Half of people have not switched savings accounts or cash ISA in the past five years, with 40% having never switched, Hargreaves Lansdown has revealed
Posted: 14/11/2018
Registration is now open for the 2019 Sustainability Summit, which offers pension funds, insurance companies, charities and corporates the chance to learn and network alongside their peers
Posted: 09/11/2018
Over half of young Brits are ‘living hand to mouth’, with a majority of those aged between 21 and 38 spending 41% of their income on rent or a mortgage and bills, new data has revealed
Posted: 09/11/2018
Specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender Landbay has today announced its new partnership with TMA Club, which will allow the firm to provide brokers and their landlord clients with access to its specialist lending products; and more...
Posted: 06/11/2018
The tendency for a growing number of workers to become self-employed is leaving thousands of people with huge sums of debt, according to The Money Advice Trust
Posted: 05/11/2018
Paragon is today expanding its buy-to-let mortgage range to include mortgages for expat landlords with rental property in the UK and UK holiday lets; and more...
Posted: 05/11/2018
Discount mortgages starting at 0.99% have been added to Leeds Building Society’s variable rate residential range
Posted: 31/10/2018
TMA Club has today announced an exclusive two-year discount deal for self-employed borrowers with Buckinghamshire Building Society
Posted: 26/10/2018
National Westminster Bank (NatWest) has tripled its funding to prepare UK firms for Brexit, setting aside an additional £2bn to support companies which rely on EU exports, labour or foreign exchange rates
Posted: 24/10/2018
Schroders and Lloyds Banking Group have today announced a wealth management strategic partnership and agreement to manage £80bn of Scottish Widows and Lloyds assets
Posted: 23/10/2018
Buy-to-let and specialist lender Fleet Mortgages has today announced the promotion of Graham Le Bas to the role of national sales manager
Posted: 23/10/2018
The winners of the third MoneyAge Awards 2018 were announced last night at a gala ceremony in London
Posted: 19/10/2018
The Mortgage Lender has transformed its residential product range, introducing higher LTV’s, more targeted pricing, reduced completion fees and a cashback range in a bid to offer more tailored products to home buyers
Posted: 17/10/2018
With the budget fast approaching, mutual provider Foresters Friendly Society has highlighted the importance of the Lifetime ISA (LISA) in supporting home ownership and retirement ambitions of younger savers
Posted: 16/10/2018
Almost 60% of payday loan users have been forced to pay back more than they expected as a result of hidden or unexpected fees charged by lenders, revealed new research from Kantar TNS
Posted: 15/10/2018
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) yesterday unveiled a new savings product offering a rate of 1.5%, just weeks after Goldman Sachs entered the British market
Posted: 12/10/2018
Kent Reliance, part of specialist mortgage provider and retail savings group OneSavings Bank, has announced its decision to increase the procuration fees for product transfer from 0.25% to 0.30%
Posted: 10/10/2018
Saga has launched a regular drawdown lifetime mortgage, which allows people to set how much money they would like to receive each month, with a minimum of £200; and more...
Posted: 09/10/2018
Specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender Landbay has today announced a new partnership with the Julian Harris Adviser Network; and more...
Posted: 08/10/2018
Current savings levels in ISAs are “far too modest to even scratch the surface” of paying for residential care in later life, according to Just Group
Posted: 08/10/2018
TMA Club has today announced that it is expanding its offering by adding Saffron for Intermediaries to its range of lenders; and more...
Posted: 05/10/2018
Specialist mortgage lender Vida Homeloans is launching in Scotland with its range of criteria-driven products as part of its ambitious growth plans
Posted: 04/10/2018
Specialist buy-to-let lender Landbay has refreshed its product criteria, increasing its maximum loan size from £1m to £1.5m and a maximum LTV of 75%; and more...
Posted: 02/10/2018
Almost a third (31%) of people in the UK believe that they will not be able to repay their debt within their lifetime, while 12% state they will not be able to reduce their debt levels, according to new research from Equifax
Posted: 02/10/2018
The UK’s third largest equity release lender, more 2 life, has today announced that it is adding a drawdown facility to its Capital Choice Plan, allowing customers to withdraw a minimum amount of £2,000 and a maximum drawdown amount of double the initial loan amount; and more...
Posted: 01/10/2018
The number of product options available across the later life lending market has more than doubled in two years, helping to drive growth in the equity release market
Posted: 24/09/2018
VitalityLife launches Risk Calculator and more...
Posted: 24/09/2018
One in eight (13%) adults in the UK have reported they would need to sell their family home if they lost their income, with 53% of them having no financial provision in case that were to happen, according to the Cost of Resilience report from Zurich UK
Posted: 19/09/2018
Specialist and buy-to-let lender Fleet Mortgages yesterday celebrated its fourth birthday, having launched on 17 September 2014
Posted: 18/09/2018
Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) has introduced a new service for cash savers which will allow them to pick and mix fixed term savings products from a range of UK banks and building societies through one online account; and more...
Posted: 14/09/2018
The Personal Finance Society (PFS) has recently announced it is unveiling its new Financial Planning Practitioner Panel for 2018/19
Posted: 13/09/2018
Answers in Retirement Group (AIR Group) has recently announced the launch of its new physical ‘Learning Hub’ for later life advisers
Posted: 10/09/2018
Kent Reliance, part of specialist mortgage provider and retail savings group OneSavings Bank Plc, has today announced that it is making rate reductions to its five-year fixed buy-to-let (B2L) mortgages for 75% and 80% LTV products; and more...
Posted: 07/09/2018
The latest product and mandate announcements....
Posted: 24/08/2018
Moneyhub has recently announced that it has secured Payment Initiation Services Provider (PISP) authorisation from the FCA, cementing its place as a pioneer of open banking; and more...
Posted: 17/08/2018
Following the launch of Vida Homeloans helping hand mortgage, the first joint borrower sole proprietor mortgage to be offered by a specialist lender, the lender is offering mortgage brokers the opportunity to help a local school, community centre, charity or sports club
Posted: 15/08/2018
Consumer finance new business grew by 9% in June, compared with the same month a year earlier, according to the latest figures released today by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA)
Posted: 15/08/2018
Legal & General Home Finance has recently announced a new 5-year partnership agreement with Virgin Money, which will see the retirement lender offer its lifetime mortgage product range to the bank’s interest-only customers aged 55 and over; and more...
Posted: 10/08/2018
Almost 80% of adults in the UK have made a contactless payment in the last year, with over 19 million (37%) stating that contactless is their first-choice payment method for purchases under £30, according to new research from GoCompare Money
Posted: 06/08/2018
Foundation Home Loans has recently announced the launch of its lowest ever fixed rates with its new ‘Summer Special’ buy-to-let (B2L) product, specifically created for individuals, portfolio landlords and limited companies
Posted: 03/08/2018
Paradigm Mortgage Services has recently announced that it has added Masthaven Bank to its lender panel
Posted: 26/07/2018
Specialist mortgage lender for intermediaries Vida Homeloans has recently reduced several five-year fixed rate buy-to-let (B2L) products by up to 0.75 per cent
Posted: 24/07/2018
National Savings and Investments (NS&I) has recently announced that it is reducing its interest rate on its Direct ISA by 25 basis points from 1% tax free to 0.75% tax free from 24 September 2018
Posted: 16/07/2018
Knowledge Bank has recently announced the development and introduction of its criteria search system, application programming interface (API)
Posted: 12/07/2018
UK challenger bank and specialist buy-to-let (B2L) lender Paragon has announced that it is extending its portfolio mortgage products to the Scottish market, available for limited company landlords, houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) and multi-unit blocks
Posted: 11/07/2018
New research from Gatehouse bank has revealed that 79% of Shariah-compliant banks now offer better savings rates than the market average, with its product trumping easy access accounts, fixed term accounts, and 30, 60 and 90 day notice accounts
Posted: 10/07/2018
The specialist mortgage lender for intermediaries Vida Homeloans has “revamped” its fee saver residential mortgage range, with properties up to £500,000 now qualifying for a free valuation and £49 assessment fee
Posted: 10/07/2018
Barclays will double its cap on unsecured lending to small businesses from £50,000 to £100,000 in a bid to increase its lending volumes
Posted: 09/07/2018
New figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) found that consumer finance new business grew by 11% in May 2018, compared to the same month last year
Posted: 06/07/2018
The value of new business in the second charge mortgage market in May 2018 was equal to £88m, representing a slight decline of 1% on the previous year, according the latest figures from the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA)
Posted: 06/07/2018
Equity release lender more 2 life has recently revealed that unsecured debt amongst 55 to 74 year olds has risen by more than a third over the past four years, which is twice as fast the national average
Posted: 05/07/2018
InterBay Commercial, part of specialist lending and retail savings group OneSavings Bank (OSB), has partnered with Legal & General Mortgage Club to offer the club members access to InterBay’s range of commercial, semi-commercial, B2L, HMO and bridging products
Posted: 03/07/2018
Paradigm Mortgage Services has today announced that private bank Hampden & Co has joined its lender panel, allowing its members to introduce high net-worth clients to the bank and granting it access to its range of lending products
Posted: 02/07/2018
Kent Reliance, a member of the OneSavings Bank group, has recently announced that the option to remortgage a property from day one will now be offered to all intermediaries for residential and buy-to-let loans
Posted: 26/06/2018
Despite 61% of UK adults having saved over £1,000, almost one in four are reluctant to invest their personal savings, according to new research from Oaksmore ISA, with savers opting to leave their funds in bank accounts which attract little or no interest
Posted: 21/06/2018
AJ Bell has recently launched a stocks and shares Lifetime ISA (LISA) for clients of financial advisers via the AJ Bell Investcentre platform, becoming the second adviser platform to offer a LISA
Posted: 12/06/2018
NS&I has cut the savings limit on its one and three-year Guaranteed Growth Bonds and Guaranteed Income Bonds from £1m to £10,000, reported Hargreaves Lansdown
Posted: 11/06/2018
Vida Homeloans has announced the expansion of its sales team, with three new key account managers who will report into Vida’s south sales manager Stewart Green
Posted: 11/06/2018
Over the past couple of years, consumers have started relying more on technology to carry out their everyday banking activities, and to provide them with alerts and updates relating to their bank account, with UK Finance revealing that banks send over 16 text alerts every second
Posted: 08/06/2018
ING announced that it is expanding its money management platform Yolt to France and Italy, allowing its French and Italian customers to manage their personal finances with a “one-stop” overview of their accounts with most UK banks and other features; and more
Posted: 08/06/2018
Barclays is tightening its lending criteria to a UK economy that is lagging behind the rest of the world, with Barclays chief executive Jes Staley sating that “Brexit uncertainty was helping to stunt economic growth”, which the bank “could not ignore”
Posted: 01/06/2018
Over the past year, high street savings have grown just 1.4%, the lowest rate seen in over ten years, according to the latest figures from UK Finance
Posted: 25/05/2018
PRIMIS Mortgage Network has revealed a new partnership with SmartSearch, enabling its brokers to conduct “the most comprehensive” anti-money laundering (AML) checks possible; and more
Posted: 25/05/2018
TSB handed out around 1,500 free android smartphone devices to business banking customers, which were effectively rendered useless in the midst of the lenders platform migration meltdown
Posted: 23/05/2018
Banks now send more than 16 text alerts every second, with approximately 512 million being sent to bank customers last year, revealed UK Finance
Posted: 23/05/2018
Landbay has announced its new partnership with Legal and General Mortgage Club to provide mortgage brokers and their clients with access to its products; and more
Posted: 18/05/2018
Over half (51%) of the British population under the age of 45 would be interested in banking products or services from technology giants such as Apple, Google or Amazon, revealed research from Equifax
Posted: 15/05/2018
The majority of comparison websites that compare best the best savings rates in the UK do not rank Shariah-compliant banks alongside mainstream products, according to research conducted by Gatehouse Bank
Posted: 14/05/2018
Landbay has recently reported its strongest quarter to date and has revealed plans to increase its headcount by 70% by summer 2018; and more
Posted: 04/05/2018
Post Office Money has recently launched a product for first-time buyers which does not require them to have a deposit to buy a property
Posted: 27/04/2018
Choice in the credit card market is being squeezed as providers take a more cautious attitude to lending, following warnings over excessive consumer spending.
Posted: 23/04/2018
Scottish Widows has launched ‘drip-feed drawdown’, a phased retirement income capability, which is available through its retirement account
Posted: 20/04/2018
For the first two months of 2018, consumer spending saw the strongest reduction for the opening of a year since 2012, a trend that is looking likely to continue going forward, according to Visa’s UK Consumer Spending Index
Posted: 16/04/2018
Legal & General has announced the launch of its new mortgage product, the Optional Payment Lifetime Mortgage (OPLM), designed to help the growing number of borrowers in retirement who are “trapped” between the traditional lifetime mortgage and residential mortgage markets
Posted: 13/04/2018
deVere Group has expanded its deVere Germany brand even further by opening offices located near Marienplatz, in an operation that will be headed by Glen Crossfill
Posted: 06/04/2018
more 2 life, the equity release lender, has announced that recent “product innovations” and “technological advancements” has led to record levels of growth in Q1 2018
Posted: 29/03/2018
As the help-to-buy (H2B) scheme is approaching its fifth anniversary, many homeowners who took advantage of the Governments’ interest free loan will be facing hefty charges come April
Posted: 23/03/2018
The 2018 MoneyAge Awards are now open for entries
Posted: 22/03/2018
Leeds Building Society has announced that it will be lending on more properties on a site, up to a maximum of ten sites or 25% of available units, whichever is greater, to support the government’s affordable housing policy; and more...
Posted: 16/03/2018
OneSavings Bank revamps ICR requirements; Newbury Building Society joins Legal & General Mortgage Club; and more...
Posted: 02/03/2018
7IM launches retirement planning service, new Innovative Finance ISA launched; and more...
Posted: 15/02/2018
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