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Platform cuts high LTV rates


Platform has reduced a number of high LTV rates to 80% and 90% loan-to-value.

Accord to tighten rental cover calculation


Change means landlords will be required to charge more in rent to meet the lender’s requirements.

Accord Mortgages to hike interest rate on rental calculation


Accord Mortgages will increase the interest rate on in its rental calculation from 125% of 5% to 125% of 5.24% from Friday 31 July.

The post Accord Mortgages to hike interest rate on rental calculation appeared first on Mortgage Solutions.

Adviser remortgage strategies ahead of the Base Rate rise revealed – Marketwatch


Bank of England governor Mark Carney has put the country on notice to expect a rate rise at the start of the new year as part of the Monetary Policy's Committee's strategy to bring inflation to more sustainable level.

The post Adviser remortgage strategies ahead of the Base Rate rise revealed – Marketwatch appeared first on Mortgage Solutions.

Lords committee: EU vote must be held within 12 months


A House of Lords committee says the Government appears to be keen on holding the vote by autumn 2016 at the latest.

Mainly IFA news…

Head to head: Annuities vs guaranteed drawdown


Head to head: Annuities vs guaranteed drawdown Colin Bell applies some Oscar Wilde philosophy to the post-pensions freedom retirement income advice market...

Banks have not learnt lessons from Libor and forex, says FCA


Review finds banks lacking urgency and not applying lessons from past mistakes evenly across the industry

Panacea unveils winners of Virtual Paraplanner of the Year Awards 2015


Tilney Bestinvest paraplanner Kerry Vilchez has been named Paraplanner Personality of the Year at the inaugural Virtual Paraplanner Awards run by Panacea Adviser.

Govt moves to cut top earners’ tax relief will ‘disincentivise retirement saving’


Pensions minister Ros Altmann has confirmed the government’s wide-ranging pension consultation will consider scrapping “regressive” tax breaks for higher earners amid warnings changes could “disincentivise retirement saving”.

Aviva: over 10m pension pots go unchecked by savers


New research has revealed that nearly two thirds of over 45s admit they have paid little or no attention to their pensions.

Mainly insurance news…

Lorica opens in Bourneouth


Staff from Towergate, Bluefin and Coleman to manage the branch

Broker Apprentice 2015 opens for applications


Are you an ambitious broker looking to make your mark in the industry?

Thirty-eight fraudsters charged for “crash for cash” scam


IFB says investigation proves "crash for cash" fraud is a national problem demanding a strong industry response.

“Strong year” for Avantia


Broker records profits leap and increased turnover for 2014.

Figures down across the board at Willis GB


Group figures show declines in half year performance.

Mainly international news…

DeVere suspends affiliated QROPS information website


The site at had described itself as “part of the world’s largest independent financial advisor,” a description often used by deVere in its promotional literature, and gave an office address...

Singapore reaches out for financial industry advice


The panel comprises 26 representatives from banking, insurance and asset management industries and it aims to strengthen the dialogue and partnership between MAS and the financial industry.   “Given...

Mixed asset sector sales surge in uncertain June


With net retail sales of £445m, up from £317m in May, the targeted return sector, just beat equity income to first place. Overall net retail sales came in at £1.5bn, the association said, holding up...

US expats favour Dubai over London as workplace, Aetna finds


Since January 2013, Dubai has been the most sought-after location amongst US citizens searching for jobs when they are considering working abroad,” Aetna said in a statement. Aetna International said...

Australia's ASIC moves to free up digital disclosure methods


In the past financial services firms in Australia needed to get consent to use a customer's email address to communicate product disclosures and other financial services disclosure statements, which often...

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