mortgage market - whole of market broker-
The UK mortgage market picked up in April and the cooling buy to let sector appears to be seeing somewhat of a halt in its decline, according to the latest mortgage industry figures. There were 27,370 new first time buyer mortgages completed in April 2019, which is up some 8%...
equity-release
Product innovation continues to broaden the appeal of equity release to suit a widening array of needs in later life and as the UK population ages ever more so to does the surge in Lifetime Mortgages. Equity release lending has been instrumental in enabling more people aged 55 and over...
Tesco Bank Mortgage Book
UK homeowner and mortgage borrowers are shocked with news that the Tesco Bank Mortgage Book is to be sold off and that the lender will be pulling out of the UK mortgage market, blaming “challenging market conditions”. The news from Tesco Bank emerged just as rival lender Nationwide Building...
Debenhams
Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley has spoken out in frustration calling for those advising beleaguered Debenhams to be held to justice after bondholders have cleared the way for a restructuring deal which would likely see shareholders' stakes wiped out. "If there were any justice in the world the majority of...
Victim Support Scotland
Followed by its counterparts in England and Wales, Victim Support Scotland admits it no longer represents people in cases involving criminal injury compensation claims. The decision comes after Victim Support Scotland (VVS) was sued for £100,000 by an abuse survivor over the poor advice he received when making an criminal...
Digby Brown
An abuse victim was awarded over 20 times more in settlement from CICA with expert legal advice and in doing so, highlighting the flaws in the scheme that can deny abuse victims the compensation they are duly entitled to.B The case in question concerns...