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Lifesearch to become a partnership

Mortgage Solutions | 05 Mar 2015

Lifesearch has announced it is working towards partnership status in the next five years with profits shared among staff.

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Buy-to-let gaming: Advisers have more to lose than consumers - Copland

The recent Treasury response to the European Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD) appears to suggest that mortgages will not be regulated, with a very few exceptions - these appear to be where somebody has become an accidental landlord, through inheritance or renting to buy another property.

Mortgage Solutions | 04 Mar 2015
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FCA warns of 'problems at every stage' in dealing with vulnerable consumers

A paper commissioned by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found ‘problems at every stage’ in the way firms deal with vulnerable consumers.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Feb 2015

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Tesco to launch mortgage adviser distribution to boost market share

Tesco is readying itself for a market share grab with plans to extend its distribution beyond its shop front to mortgage brokers for the first time next year.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Feb 2015
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Adviser numbers up 22% at Mortgage Advice Bureau - trading update

Mortgage Advice Bureau Group increased its seller numbers 22% by 113 from 521 to 634 in 12 months last year.

Mortgage Solutions | 26 Jan 2015
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New categories announced for British Mortgage Awards 2015

Mortgage Solutions is proud to announce the tenth anniversary of the British Mortgage Awards 2015 with exciting revisions to its award categories, acknowledging stand out achievements and reflecting the industry's excellence.

Mortgage Solutions | 22 Jan 2015
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FCA fines and bans two LIBOR brokers for compliance failings

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined and banned two former senior executives of inter-dealer broker Martin Brokers for compliance and cultural failings at the firm.

Mortgage Solutions | 22 Jan 2015
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Adviser reaches South Pole

Patrick McIntosh, a chartered financial planner and director at adviser firm KMG has reached the South Pole on his expedition to raise funds for charities.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Jan 2015
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Trade body calls for FCA clarity on social media rules

An adviser trade association has called on the regulator to ensure final guidance on social media channels is clear after a member poll found over a third unaware the watchdog was investigating the issue.

Mortgage Solutions | 06 Jan 2015
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BIBA offers legal helpline for members

The British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA) has appointed Abbey Legal Protection to provide a free legal advice line for its members.

Mortgage Solutions | 05 Jan 2015
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Advice needs to be ‘commoditised’ to attract consumers - Unbiased

Financial advice should be grouped by type of service and given price tags to break down the barriers consumers often face when shopping for it, Unbiased chief executive Karen Barrett has suggested.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Dec 2014
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Public wants quality-of-advice benchmark, report suggests

Consumers are put off seeking regulated advice because they don't know how to judge its quality, research commissioned by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) suggests.

Mortgage Solutions | 12 Dec 2014
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People's Poll: Will you be working through the Christmas party?

As gross mortgage lending rose 5% to £19bn in October, commentators are suggesting December could also be one of the busiest for brokers for some time.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Nov 2014

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