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Press releases for March 2020

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27 March 2020

Members of the Financial Services Tech Task Force initiative have come together to fund a free CRM system for brokers to use during the Covid-19 outbreak. Available to all UK mortgage advisers at no ...

27 March 2020

The Right Mortgage and Protection Network has created a new hub for their members, to assist them during this somewhat surreal time. The hub, created by the company’s in-house marketing team, provide...

27 March 2020

Paradigm Mortgage Services has today (27th March 2020) launched a new Coronavirus support page for advisers which includes a raft of information to help firms through the crisis. The page is open to ...

26 March 2020

The current Coronavirus epidemic has naturally had a marked effect on our industry. At Affirmative we, like most of you, have made changes to our working practices. Affirmative is still seeking to le...

26 March 2020

Fiducia Group, one of the UK’s leading financial services brokers, has launched a new asset finance division offering bespoke funding solutions to support businesses with their cashflow issues. With ...

26 March 2020

Landbay has become one of the only mortgage lenders to ever make it into Tech Nation’s Future Fifty index of the UK’s most successful tech companies. It places Landbay firmly as one of the leading Fin...

26 March 2020

Roma Finance, the bridging, buy-to-let and development finance lender, has temporarily stopped accepting new business applications. Roma has a strong pipeline, and these are the cases the lender will...

26 March 2020

The spread of the coronavirus means firms relying on paper-based ID checks need to switch to electronic processes now to avoid a freeze on their business, according to anti-money-laundering experts Sm...

25 March 2020

Computershare Loan Services UK implementing government's mortgage payment holiday scheme Andrew Jones, CEO for Computershare Loan Services in the UK, said: “We’ve changed our working practices to kee...

25 March 2020

Operational update from Stuart Wilson, CEO of Air Group – the collective of companies covering a range of retirement and later life services: “At the moment, we are very much carrying on with ‘busine...

25 March 2020

As we work through the global Covid-19 crisis, the Future Adviser Event has decided, in line with government guidance, to reschedule its inaugural event to 8th September to assist with efforts to prev...

25 March 2020

The MCI mortgage club has announced the early release of their free Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, eKeeper Lite, to help advisers to work effectively during the Corona Virus outbreak. ...

24 March 2020

- Weekly ESIS volumes down 1.8%, with reduction rising to 7.2% between Monday 16th and Monday 23rd March - Criteria Hub welcomes hundreds of new users - Lender activity on Criteria Hub up by 55% UK,...

24 March 2020

Commercial lender Fleximize has teamed up with market leading company information provider GlobalX to maximise due diligence and streamline risk free lending. Small businesses play an essential role ...

24 March 2020

AIR Group, the collective of companies covering a range of retirement and later life services, has today (24th March 2019) announced that its third annual National Later Life Adviser Conference will n...

24 March 2020

Hanley Economic Building Society has extended its presence within the intermediary mortgage market through its addition to the lending panel of SimplyBiz Mortgages. Hanley Economic Building Society h...

24 March 2020

Roma Finance, the bridging, buy-to-let and development finance lender, has added its criteria to the Knowledge Bank platform. Knowledge Bank is a multi-award winning mortgage criteria search system. ...

24 March 2020

FIBA, the specialist finance trade body, has announced the appointment of YBS Commercial to its growing lender panel. YBS Commercial is a mutual lender and part of the Yorkshire Building Society Grou...

23 March 2020

Dudley Building Society has appointed Nicole Coll and Peter Hubbard as non-executive directors. Nicole trained as a chartered accountant and has worked for over twenty years in executive and non-exec...

23 March 2020

Landbay, one of the UK’s leading, institutionally funded buy-to-let lenders, today improves its application process with the introduction of an instant Decision in Principle (DiP). Landbay constantly ...

20 March 2020

Knowledge Bank has seen a phenomenal demand for the free live feed tool that it created yesterday, designed to provide brokers with a single point of reference for every lender’s criteria, policy and ...

20 March 2020

Dudley Building Society has taken steps to ensure that continuity of service for introducers and their customers will be maintained during the current challenges brought about by COVID 19. The societ...

20 March 2020

Shard Media Group (SMG) has today completed its first acquisition: of event company Financial Services Expo (FSE). Shard Media Group is the parent company of Credit Strategy, Reward Strategy, and Tur...

20 March 2020

It goes without saying that Uinsure’s thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by the global outbreak of COVID-19. With the nation primarily working at home and minimising person to person me...

20 March 2020

Mortgage technology experts Mortgage Brain have revealed a package of measures to help intermediaries and lenders as working practices rapidly change as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Followin...

19 March 2020

In the Government’s daily briefing on 17th March 2020, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced a series of emergency measures to protect households affected by the fast-spreading coronavirus...

19 March 2020

Mortgages for Business has announced its COVID-19 business continuity plan in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. The plan outlines Mortgages for Business’ positioning over the next few weeks to su...

19 March 2020

BEP Systems, the mortgage and savings origination software house, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Bowering as Chief Operating Officer. Steve is the former head of IT and then COO of C...

19 March 2020

Complete FS, the specialist lending packager, is celebrating its first DIP to Foundation Home Loans since establishing a full online link through Complete’s in house system, BORIS. The system, which ...

18 March 2020

With second charge activity increasing for the 15th consecutive month according to FLA figures, specialist second charge lender, Equifinance, is strengthening its underwriting and administration facil...

17 March 2020

CRM and mortgage management platform, Mortgage Magic, today announces it has integrated Twenty7Tec’s market leading ‘SOURCE’ solution into its broker proposition. Mortgage Magic, which recently annou...

17 March 2020

Fiduciam Ireland has started 2020 with a substantial increase in new business, both north and south of the border, and is bullish about the prospects for rest of the year. It aims to lend €50 million...

16 March 2020

United Trust Bank (UTB) has reported a 21% increase in new lending in 2019 completing £994m of new loans throughout the year. Operating income for the year was £64.9m and the Bank’s loan book increase...

16 March 2020

Foundation Home Loans, the intermediary-only specialist lender, has today announced a full refresh of its buy-to-let product range. The lender has relaunched its entire range of buy-to-let products w...

13 March 2020

Stockport’s mutual Vernon Building Society has expanded its mortgage team with the addition of intermediary mortgage desk adviser Tracey Wright. She will support brokers with policy, product and subm...

13 March 2020

Mortgage Magic director, Pradip Poi Lotlecar, delivered a keynote presentation of its CRM and mortgage management system at the annual MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia between...

13 March 2020

Roma Finance, the bridging, buy-to-let and development finance lender, predicts that the current stock market uncertainty will make brokers and property investors look more closely at how lenders are ...

12 March 2020

FIBA, the specialist finance trade body and part of the SimplyBiz Group, which established its own PI insurance proposition last year for members, is seeing an increase in enquiries from brokers who a...

12 March 2020

Foundation Home Loans, the intermediary-only specialist lender, has today (11th March 2020) announced a new agreement has been signed with specialist finance packager, Y3S Bridging & Commercial (B&C)....

12 March 2020

“There’s no doubt that this is a Budget designed to combat the threat of the coronavirus to the UK economy and therefore the support for businesses is most welcome. As the scale of the threat from the...

11 March 2020

Loans Warehouse is becoming one of the fastest-growing personal loan platform providers, evidenced by today’s announcement of the 20th partnership for their newly launched personal loan API; a market-...

11 March 2020

Mortgage Business Expo (MBE) Leeds on 30th April at the Royal Armouries will feature a keynote presentation by the Bank of England. Paul Mount, Deputy Agent at the Bank of England, will present an ec...

10 March 2020

A team from the mortgage industry has entered into the 2020 London Triathlon and are challenging others to do the same Have you got what it takes to complete the Olympic distance challenge? 1500m swi...

10 March 2020

10th March 2020: General insurance provider, Berkeley Alexander (BA), has today announced it is expanding its operations and investing in new offices to cater for growth. The new offices will accommod...

10 March 2020

Bridging lender Hope Capital today launches a flexible new bridging loan which is tailored to suit the affordability of the client. Called the Hope FleXi, it introduces a new level of flexibility to ...

10 March 2020

The February criteria index has thrown up a number of surprise results with some sectors experiencing unprecedented change according to criteria search specialist Knowledge Bank, which collects the da...

09 March 2020

Broker Conveyancing, the broker-focused conveyancing distributor, has today (xx March 2020) reported a strong uplift in both instruction and adviser user figures throughout 2019. Sale and purchase co...

09 March 2020

Uinsure, the multi award-winning InsurTech firm, announces improved cover for mobile phones under its Home Insurance product. They can now be covered for their full replacement value. Uinsure has alw...

06 March 2020

Customers applying for a second charge mortgage with Optimum Credit via Freedom Finance can now use Nivo’s secure communications platform to Nivo ID Passport their personal details and biometric ident...

06 March 2020

Mansfield Building Society has cut rates on its Holiday Let, 2 year discounted rate to 95% LTV, and two discounted rates within its Versatility product range. Over half a percent has been cut from it...

05 March 2020

LEEK United staff have helped give some extra emotional support to adults, children, young people and families at a Midlands hospice. A donation by the Society’s team at Derby Branch could help Treet...

05 March 2020

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05 March 2020

Commercial finance trade body, FIBA, has announced the appointment of specialist lender, Accredo, to its lender panel. Founded in 2000, Accredo provides secured commercial loans and leases to new sta...

04 March 2020

• Men over 50 think they’ll live 3.9 years longer and one in ten think they’ll reach 100 • Women over 50 think they’ll live five months longer • Find out how long you might live with SunLife’s death ...

04 March 2020

Yorkshire-based anti-money-laundering (AML) firm SmartSearch has moved up more than 300 places in the Financial Times’ annual list of the fastest-growing European companies. The FT 1000 lists the Eur...

04 March 2020

Leek United has introduced product transfers for intermediaries on their residential and buy to let mortgages, and will pay brokers a procuration fee on these cases. The gross procuration fee will b...

03 March 2020

The latest landlord research from Foundation Home Loans, the intermediary-only, specialist lender has revealed the vast majority of landlords (70%) anticipate there will be further Government interven...

02 March 2020

Award winning broker platform Source Insurance and leading insurer LV = Broker join forces for a truly broker focused offering. The LV = Broker product Clear Home Advance is now available with Source...

02 March 2020

2nd March 2020: General insurance provider, Berkeley Alexander (BA), has today announced it has added Prestige Underwriting Services to its panel of home and landlords’ insurers. BA’s intermediary par...

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