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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Weekly NHS news digest December 21, 2012
December 21, 2012 – 8:32 am | No Comment

Our weekly round up of stories affecting the NHS

Norovirus cases up 83%
Figures from HPA show confirmed cases are up 83% on last season.

Mental illness services pilot announced
Pilot projects announced by the DH to help improve …

Weekly NHS news digest December 14, 2012
December 14, 2012 – 8:32 am | No Comment

Our weekly round up of stories affecting the NHS

Early pregnancy assessment recommended
NICE guidance says early pregnancy services should be made available seven days a week.

NHS savings claims questioned
Claims of savings of £5.8bn questioned by public …

Virgin slashes rates for buyers with smaller deposits
December 7, 2012 – 11:05 am | No Comment
Virgin slashes rates for buyers with smaller deposits

Virgin Money have given first time buyers a boost with reductions to their interest rates on a number of mortgages across their range.
The updated range will be available from 7 December 2012 and the main …

Weekly NHS news digest December 7, 2012
December 7, 2012 – 8:33 am | No Comment

Our weekly round up of stories affecting the NHS

Trainee doctor numbers to be cut
The Department of Health says number of trainee doctors to be cut.

Waiting times getting longer
A CQC survey showed 33% of people spent …

Nationwide BS says it’s ‘open for business’ as it cuts mortgage rates again – even on first-time buyer loans
December 6, 2012 – 4:21 pm | Comments Off
Nationwide BS says it’s ‘open for business’ as it cuts mortgage rates again – even on first-time buyer loans

Britain’s biggest building society is lowering rates on a number of mortgage products from tomorrow, including deals that are available to buyers who can only set aside a small deposits.
In its fourth wave of …

Nationwide to cut 90% LTV fixed rates by up to 0.7%
December 4, 2012 – 8:47 am | No Comment
Nationwide to cut 90% LTV fixed rates by up to 0.7%

Nationwide Building Society is to cut its 90 per cent loan-to-value fixed rates by between 0.5 per cent and 0.7 per cent.
In its fourth wave of rate reductions in two months, the lender is cutting …

Weekly NHS news digest November 30, 2012
November 30, 2012 – 8:33 am | No Comment

Our weekly round up of stories affecting the NHS

‘Technical difficulties’ at Rotherham
Rotherham raises concerns about ‘technical difficulties’ with Meditech.

‘Ofsted’ planned for hospitals
Health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to propose an ‘Ofsted-style’ ratings system for hospitals.

Cracks ‘beginning to …

Aviva Health Insurance Benefits Enhanced
November 27, 2012 – 9:10 pm | No Comment
Aviva Health Insurance Benefits Enhanced

Aviva has added benefits and options to its individual private health insurance cover.
The provider’s Healthier Solutions policyholders will see the changes come into force from 1 January 2013.
Each individual member of a Healthier Solutions policy …

Weekly NHS news digest November 23, 2012
November 23, 2012 – 8:30 am | No Comment

Our weekly round up of stories affecting the NHS

Cold homes costs NHS ‘£1.36bn’
Report by Age UK shows cold homes cost the NHS in England £1.36bn every year.

NHS chief executives ‘lack support’
NHS chief executives say they …

LV= makes changes to Income Protection options
November 21, 2012 – 10:23 am | No Comment
LV= makes changes to Income Protection options

LV= has increased its income protection benefit guarantee and introduced a high guaranteed insurability (GIO) option.
The benefit guarantee on the product has increased from £1000 to £1500 and the new GIO offers up to a …