Salary increase the trigger

Salary increase the trigger

Buying a house and starting a family are recognised as the main triggers for taking out protection by consumers and advisers, but Royal London’s 2019 State of the Protection Nation report reveals that when it comes to the next biggest triggers, consumers and advisers have different perceptions. Advisers think a friend or relative being ill […]

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Can I have my Deposit Back?

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) will be consulting on reforms to tenancy deposits that will help tenants move more easily. The call for evidence closes on 5 September 2019. The consultation will be evaluating the feasibility of passporting deposits when tenants are changing tenancies. Currently, tenants face increasingly high costs when […]

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Going green

The government has launched its Green Finance Strategy, to increase investment in sustainable projects and infrastructure, while ensuring the UK remains an international leader in decarbonisation and meets its 2050 net zero carbon emissions target. The UK’s financial services sector has been placed firmly at the heart of efforts to tackle climate change and reduce […]

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House half up

According to the Nationwide, UK annual house price growth remained below 1% for the seventh consecutive month in June, at 0.5%. Survey data suggests that new buyer enquiries and consumer confidence have remained subdued in recent months. Nevertheless, indicators of housing market activity, such as the number of mortgages approved for house purchase, have remained […]

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