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Mainly mortgage news…

Aldermore is third highest FLS participant

Today

Aldermore has placed third in a list of participants in the Funding for Lending Scheme, Bank of England figures have revealed.

ARLA: Get ready for the Immigration Act

Today

The Association of Residential Lettings Agents is urging agents to read up on the Immigration Act 2014, which will have a trial run in the West Midlands from next Monday.

Friends Life integrates family carer benefit

Today

Friends Life has become the first ever insurance provider to integrate family carer benefit into its income protection proposition.

FCA to cut adviser guidance guarantee levy by 50%

Today

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) plans to cut the adviser guidance guarantee levy by 50% and has announced tougher standards on the bodies tasked with delivering guidance to the public.

Lender competition heats up again in Q4

Today

It appears that lenders who played it safe through the months following the Mortgage Market Review have now reviewed their criteria and are adapting it into Q4.

Mainly IFA news…

Scottish Widows cuts 130 jobs in restructure

Today

Scottish Widows has announced a restructure.

Financial Ltd boss: we'll kick back into business now ban is lifted

Today

Financial Ltd returns to recruitment as four and a half month ban ends

Higham: MAS must audit advisers on retirement directory

Today

Fidelity's Alan Higham has called on MAS to audit advisers in its directory.

Scottish Widows confirms 130 job cuts amid business overhaul

Today

Provider Scottish Widows has announced a restructure of its pension and investment business, confirming the loss of 130 roles across the UK.

FCA to cut adviser guidance guarantee levy by 50%

Today

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) plans to cut the adviser guidance guarantee levy by 50% and has announced tougher standards on the bodies tasked with delivering guidance to the public.

Mainly insurance news…

Market responds to Gallagher ending business with Towergate

Today

Development comes just over a week after Towergate confirmed it is up for sale and has cash flow issues.

Ecclesiastical takes Carroll from Towergate

Today

Insurer unveils new regional director for the North.

Allianz extends branch network

Today

Central and East region created by insurer as part of investment into branch network.

Hasting's GWP rises by 20% to £359.8m

Today

Profit before tax also rises by 31% to £51.8m for the first nine months of 2014.

Axa Assistance launches new motor product

Today

Policy provides cover for financial losses in the event of motor write-off claims.

Mainly international news…

London & Capital tells US expats to prepare taxes or risk fines

Today

London & Capital has urged Americans living in the UK to begin preparing for “complex tax planning issues” as the US approaches the end of its tax year.

OMGI rolls out European small co fund

Today

Old Mutual Global Investors has launched the Old Mutual Europe (ex UK) Smaller Companies Fund.

Three natural resources funds to watch out for

Today

Fatima Khizou, investment research analyst at Morningstar, identifies three natural resources funds to watch over the next three years.

Jupiter appoints head of global equities

Today

Jupiter has appointed a new head of strategy for its global equities team.

The picture of health - A profile of Anne Marden

Today

Over the past three years, investors in healthcare have been handsomely rewarded.

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