Just half of mortgage brokers feel they are prepared for the implementation of the Mortgage Market Review, a poll has found.
The regulatory landscape has seen some considerable changes over the last few years from the abolition of the Financial Services Authority and the creation of the Financial Conduct Authority to the publication of the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) and the RDR.
Dragonfly Property Finance has announced its total lending since launch has passed £750m, with more than a third of that currently on its loan book.
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Rebecca Jones investigates whether having a street-side office is, or ever was, important for financial advisory firms.
At this week’s Mortgage and Protection Event it was great to see the issue of social media engagement on the agenda.
Confusion and confidence are two somewhat contrasting words. Having said that, not only are they close neighbours in the dictionary but when reflecting on the UK economy, or indeed financial services offerings in general, these are also words that appear more than most.
Advisers must stop being “loan rangers” and collaborate if they want to take advantage of the return of the “good days” before lenders regroup, Lifetime’s boss has warned.
Jennifer Gilchrist, senior product development manager at Scottish Provident, guides brokers through four quick ways to capitalise on a growing market.
The Upper Tribunal has upheld a decision by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to fine investment adviser Westwood Independent Financial Planners £100,000 for mis-selling geared traded endowment policies (GTEPs).
The number of calls to the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) ‘whistleblower hotline' to report suspected malpractice in the financial services industry has jumped 23% in the last year, according to figures obtained by law firm RPC.
Half of mortgage brokers have seen an increase in business of more than 20%, the latest Mortgage Solutions People’s Poll has found.
Mark Hutchings, sales and marketing director at Berkeley Alexander, tells brokers not to fear comparison websites when selling protection and insurance.
Some protection comparison websites are delivering better outcomes for clients than advisers, according to Kevin Carr, chief executive of Protection Review.
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