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Aviva returns to direct protection sales

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Sep 2014

Aviva is said to be returning to direct protection sales with the launch of a face-to-face protection advice service expected within the next year.


Budget-stricken house hunters sacrifice holidays over haircuts

Brits saving for their first home would rather sacrifice a summer holiday than cut back on their budget for looking good, a survey of spending habits has revealed.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Sep 2014

GI provider launches build-your-own buildings and contents policy

General insurance provider Select & Protect has developed a product which allows brokers to personalise their client's cover by selecting benefits to add to a buildings and contents policy.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Sep 2014

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Leeds and Halifax launch five-year fixed rate deals

Leeds Building Society and Halifax have launched five-year fixed rate mortgages for buy-to-let, home mover and first-time buyer borrowers.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Sep 2014
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Cameron pledges 'no re-runs' of Scottish referendum

Prime Minister David Cameron has said there will be "no re-runs" of the Scottish referendum which saw a decisive vote in favour of the country remaining part of the UK.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Sep 2014

Charge clients rather than demanding higher proc fee - IMLA

Mortgage brokers should be charging clients for their services rather than demanding higher procuration fees from lenders, IMLA's Charles Haresnape has said.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Sep 2014
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Banks lead the way as UK market jumps on Scottish 'no' vote

Shares in the largest Scottish companies - particularly the banks - helped power the FTSE 100 higher this morning after Scotland voted to remain part of the UK.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Sep 2014

‘Decade of economic decline’ predicted for independent Scotland

An independent Scotland would result in its economy struggling for at least 10 years, according to a poll of leading fund managers.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Sep 2014

Citizens Advice calls for action to beat falling wages

News that the unemployment rate fell to 6.2% over the three months to the end of July has been widely welcomed, but Citizens Advice has warned that working people are paying the price with falling wages.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Sep 2014
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FCA backs bridging qualification for advisers

A qualification for bridging professionals developed by the Institute of Financial Services (IFS) would receive the backing of the regulator, said the Financial Conduct Authority's Lynda Blackwell.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Sep 2014

Record month for Teachers BS mortgages

Teachers Building Society completed more mortgage lending in August than in any single month of its near 50-year history.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Sep 2014

CML predicts ‘gentle slowing’ of mortgage lending

Gross mortgage lending in August reached £18.6bn with predictions of a ‘gentle slowing’ of the market in months to come.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Sep 2014

Nationwide undercuts rivals with price promise initiative

Nationwide has launched a price promise initiative in order to prevent existing customers remortgaging to another, cheaper lender.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Sep 2014

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