Only a small group of borrowers affected by BoE bid to cool housing market
July 7, 2014 – 1:27 pm | No Comment

The Bank of England’s recent attempt to cool the housing market will impact on only a very small group of borrowers, according to industry experts.
Last week, the Bank announced that, from October, lenders must …

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BoE will reinforce low interest rate pledge – analyst
September 12, 2013 – 9:20 am | No Comment
BoE will reinforce low interest rate pledge – analyst

The Bank of England’s top economists will strengthen their commitment to low interest rates in the face of market speculation, an analyst has argued.
Société Générale chief UK economist Brian Hilliard was commenting on the …

Critical Illness at 30 years
August 23, 2013 – 1:43 pm | No Comment
Critical Illness at 30 years

This open letter is writen by Dr Marius Barnard, Pioneering Heart Transplant Surgeon and innovator of the critical illness cover plan.
When you see the beat of a heart that you’ve just implanted into your patient, …

Your retirement plans could be at risk if your income is not protected
August 23, 2013 – 10:12 am | No Comment
Your retirement plans could be at risk if your income is not protected

Two-thirds of people are ‘risking’ their retirement plans as they have no means of securing income should they be unable to work, new research has revealed.
Aegon’s UK Retirement Readiness survey said a loss of income …

30 years for Critical illness cover
August 22, 2013 – 9:49 am | No Comment
30 years for Critical illness cover

The first modern day critical illness policy was launched in South Africa thirty years ago, developed by heart surgeon Dr Marius Barnard.
The insurance product initially called ‘Dread Disease’ was developed as Dr Barnard witnessed first-hand …

Half of UK adults struggle with bills and debt
August 20, 2013 – 11:59 am | No Comment
Half of UK adults struggle with bills and debt

Half of UK adults struggle to keep up with their bills and credit commitments, up from one in three in 2006, research has revealed.
Some 52% of the 5,000 people surveyed by the government-backed Money Advice …

Scottish home buyers could see conveyancing fees double
March 20, 2013 – 10:12 pm | No Comment
Scottish home buyers could see conveyancing fees double

Scottish home buyers could face hundreds more pounds in legal costs and possible delays if proposals to separate lender and buyer representation go head.
Solicitors will vote on Friday over whether to move forward on …

Metro Bank Mortgages available from Medical & Professional Money Management
February 27, 2013 – 12:04 pm | No Comment
Metro Bank Mortgages available from Medical & Professional Money Management

Metro Bank is to offer its mortgage products through Tenet Group ARs and DA firms as it continues to expand its intermediary presence.
It was revealed earlier this month that the company was looking to …

Longest interest free period ever to pay off credit card spending balance
January 26, 2013 – 3:04 pm | No Comment
Longest interest free period ever to pay off credit card spending balance

For those who need breathing space to pay back card debt, Barclaycard has launched the first 25-month 0% balance transfer card

Barclaycard has launched a market-leading 25-month 0% balance transfer card, the longest 0% period ever offered.
The Barclaycard …

Barclays launch 95% mortgage backed by family savings
January 9, 2013 – 10:39 am | No Comment
Barclays launch 95% mortgage backed by family savings

Barclays is launching a mortgage that allows family members to use their savings to help first-time buyers onto the housing ladder.
First rumoured in June 2012, the family springboard mortgage will be available to borrowers with …

Weekly NHS news digest December 28, 2012
December 28, 2012 – 8:33 am | No Comment

Our weekly round up of stories affecting the NHS

Chief exec of NHS Direct to step down
Nick Chapman to step down from NHS Direct next year.

IT staff morale hits new low
EHI Primary Care’s survey shows NHS …