The FCA's guidance on publishing ads through social media could rid it of its 'social element', but firms have a duty to be fair and transparent, says Emma-Maria Coffey, business development manager at Blacks Connect.
There is a strong case for offering higher LTV buy-to-let mortgages, but lenders should be aware of the risk such a decision poses, Pad Bamford, business development director at Genworth Financial writes.
Consumers are in need of individual protection more than ever before and its up to the adviser community to ensure this is tied up neatly with mortgage information, writes Bob Hunt, chief executive of Paradigm Mortgage Services.
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With 2015 the year for equity release, now is the time for lenders and intermediaries to start eyeing the market, writes Richard Pike, sales and marketing director, Phoebus Software.
The FCA has proposed to ban opt-out sales on insurance products but it's likely to be business as usual for the industry, writes Geoff Hall, managing director, Berkeley Alexander.
The family run business has long been a successful high street model, Jonathan Sealey, CEO of Hope Capital, explains how it can be used as an effective blueprint for the mortgage industry.
One of my simple rules for responsible lending goes as follows: only lend money to people who can afford to pay it back.
Those of you who have been in the industry for long enough will remember the days when paper was king.
An ever-increasing life expectancy is surely a core element of any successful society, writes Andrea Rozario.
The Benjamin Franklin quote “Remember that time is money” is more relevant than ever in a world of increased consumer demand for goods and information to be available 24/7 at the touch of a button or swipe of a screen.
George Osborne has delivered his final Budget before the general election. He announced tax breaks for savers, raised the tax-free personal allowance, and abolished tax returns.
Labour is calling for an investigation into allegations Conservative party chairman Grant Shapps used a pseudonym to work as an internet marketer after being elected as an MP.
According to IPSOS MORI, Housing will be the 7th most important issue for voters at the general election in May - coming above crime, poverty and Europe.
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