Feature: The rise and rise of equity release
Few high street names offer it, but the equity release market is growing fast. The industry must keep past mistakes in mind, writes Guy Anker...
Openwork chief executive joins Pimfa board
Openwork chief executive Mark Duckworth ( pictured ) has been appointed to the board of The Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice...
UTB appoints new BDM
United Trust Bank has appointed Owen Bentley ( pictured ) as its new business development manager for its mortgage and bridging team. Bentley...
TML enters BTL remortgage market
The Mortgage Lender has released its first buy-to-let remortgage range. Highlights include a 70 per cent LTV two-year fix at 3.44 per cent, and...
Mortgage spreads “cannot go much lower”: Imla
Changes in capital requirements for lenders may lead to mortgage spreads widening in the next quarter, according to the Intermediary Mortgage...
Lender thrives in "underserviced" NZ market
Group doubling down on Australian operations amidst successful expansion over the Tasman Sea
Educational program sets sights on NRL
After successfully facilitating broker-led classes for young students, program driver ready to expand to new niche
International group elects Australian as chairman
New appointment "honoured" to hold role in federation promoting global broker collaboration
Major events cause SME anxiety
Three out of five small business owners agree improved cashflow would help “weather” unknown future
AMI calls on FCA to explain “disproportionate” rise in broker levy
The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries has called on the FCA to explain why its levy on mortgage brokers and lenders is set to increase by 4...
Comment: Are we heading towards our own ‘commisery’ moment?
Direct product transfers demonstrate how easy it can be to cut the broker out of the picture. This cannot be ignored Estate agents should...
ASA rules on estate agent website claims
The Advertising Standards Authority has told estate agency Leftmove to remove one claim on its website and one on a Facebook post, ruling that...