A lack of common sense from regulators and those in control of markets is a common refrain and so the FPC attracted much attention from readers this week.
The subject of trade shows is generating a lively debate within the industry while house prices, robo-advice and the Lifetime ISA were also main subjects of interest.
Here’s a round-up of this week’s most read stories.
FPC fails to apply common sense to mortgage affordability
Lender: ‘We don’t want to feel like cash cows for trade show events’
House prices expected to climb 29% in five years – CEBR
Digital broker targets 10% of market with automated advice service
Property firm ordered to remove misleading ‘fast sale’ claims – ASA
The Accord Supper Club from Newcastle on the Quayside
9 facts about Lifetime ISAs your clients should know
Brokers report doubling of mortgage availability – IMLA
Platform confirms retention fee and switching process
Mortgage broker gets 15-month suspended jail-term and alcohol ban for bottling colleague – updated
Owain Thomas is features and contributing editor of Mortgage Solutions and editor of Specialist Lending Solutions.
He also has experience in the protection, pensions, workplace benefits and HR areas.
Owain has won two Headline Money Awards and the Protection Review's Journalist of the Year award.