October 2018 Newsletter – Business

So a summary of some of the emails that have passed across my desk over (just) the last week..! Insurance & Protection Legal & General – details of a free feature provided by them on their newer life products Aviva amendments to their Income Protection and Life & Critical Illness products Aegon Scottish Equitable & […]

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Bank of England Base Rate increase

On 2 August 2018, the Bank of England raised the interest rate for only the second time in a decade. The rate has risen by a quarter of a percent, from 0.5% to 0.75% – the highest level since March 2009.

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A broker tries to go Direct!

  This pulled from a broker forum, tells the experience a seasoned Mortgage Broker had when trying to deal with a lender through their Direct Channel (i.e. rather than via the intermediary/broker route) for his own remortgage….(not me by the way!) This summer my mortgage rate is up for review. I’ve been a faithful customer […]

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PPI deadline (payment protection insurance)

The FCA has set a deadline of 29 August 2019 by which consumers need to make their PPI (payment protection insurance) complaints or lose their right to have them assessed by firms or by the Financial Ombudsman Service. The deadline will not apply where the complaint concerns a rejected claim on a live PPI policy […]

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