A cumulative effect of UK and EU regulation on financial services firms, risks damaging innovation, diversity and competition the Building Societies Association (BSA) has warned.
As usual I was glued to the TV as George Osborne delivered his Autumn Statement, but with little expectation of anything mind-blowing from a mortgage/housing perspective.
George Osborne has done away with the slab structure of Stamp Duty Land Tax after years of industry lobbying and will replace it with a structure akin to income tax.
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An economist speculated the slab nature of UK Stamp Duty Land Tax could be targeted for reform in this week's Autumn Statement, after the Scottish Government created a graduated property tax earlier this year.
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Building Societies Association (BSA) chairman and Skipton CEO David Cutter today launched a mutuals manifesto in partnership with the Association of Financial Mutuals.
The Building Societies Association (BSA) and the Association of Financial Mutuals (AFM) have today launched a manifesto aimed at ensuring consumers get a fair deal from financial services.
Labour's pre-election campaign has ranked help for the housing market high on its agenda.
The gruelling round of party conferences is over and I am mainlining vitamins to stave off that famous ailment - conference flu.
The Building Societies Association (BSA) wants the Bank of England to take ‘great care' before wading into the mortgage market with more tools to pare back lending risk.
Over a quarter of people with a mortgage say they will be in financial trouble when interest rates rise, according to research.
Just under half of Britons who were asked about their feelings towards the building of large scale housing programmes said they would oppose plans in their immediate neighbourhood.
Accord becomes the latest large lender to cap large loans following June's Financial Stability Report in which Mark Carney announced a cap on high loan to income lending (LTI).
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