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Mortgage complaints rise 11% in Q2 - FOS

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Oct 2014 | 11:05

Mortgages were the third most complained about financial products in quarter two, from the period July to September, Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) data has shown.


FCA wants financial innovators to 'flourish' - Wheatley

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Oct 2014 | 10:00

Firms must be given enough space to 'innovate and flourish' and not be weighed down by restrictive regulation said Martin Wheatley, chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Two HSBC directors quit over jail threat

Mortgage Solutions | 08 Oct 2014 | 10:04

Two directors of HSBC's UK arm are poised to quit in protest at new Bank of England rules that pave the way for lengthy jail sentences to be imposed on senior managers of failed lenders, according to reports.

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MMR: right policy, wrong time

Keith Green, from consultants Navigant, assesses the Financial Service Authority's (FSA's) final rules for mortgage sellers...

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Video blog: What does your brand mean to customers?

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Sep 2014 | screening image

A vast majority of UK intermediaries will have a trading name rather than necessarily a consumer brand, as that takes a significant level of investment and resource over a great many years to build.


RICS and Council of Mortgage Lender figures both confirm the frenzied London housing and mortgage markets have finally run out of steam. Are London brokers seeing a quieter market or are other factors continuing to support the advice channel?

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