Fully-online retail bank Atom, which has big intermediary mortgage plans, has gained its banking licence.
Bluestone, a portfolio and capital management business with offices in Australia, New Zealand and the UK, is to begin lending in the UK mortgage market.
Metro Bank has launched a refreshed website for its brokers in order to allow intermediaries easier access to its mortgage service in one place.
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Metro Bank has appointed three new field based business development managers (BDMs) as part of its plans to expand its intermediary operations throughout England and Wales.
Metro Bank has refreshed pricing on both its residential and buy-to-let mortgage products.
Metro Bank has agreed a panel management deal with conveyancing services provider LMS.
For proof that the winds of change are blowing in favour of the intermediary, look to the distribution sector, where lenders have been asked to pitch their service and commercial propositions to win a spot on Openwork's network.
The dog-friendly financial services challenger Metro Bank has doubled its lending to business and personal customers over 2014 to hit £1,597m at the end of Q4, up from £754m at the same point last year.
Metro Bank has widened its lending area for intermediaries to allow residential and buy-to-let applications for properties located throughout England and Wales.
The Nottingham Building Society is set to launch three discounted rate products over a two-year period aimed at the residential market.
Metro Bank is reducing its rates on its residential two-year fixed rate and tracker mortgages.
Metro Bank has cut rates across its five-year fixed rate mortgage range starting from 2.84% available up to 60% loan-to-value.
Metro Bank has increased its lending in Q3 to £1,389m, an increase of 146% year-on-year, its financial statement has shown.
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