Michael Lloyd

Deposit replacement schemes – sometimes referred to as zero deposit schemes – require tenants to pay a non-refundable fee of around one week’s rent instead of the more traditional upfront refundable security deposit.

BSA’s ‘Reinvigorating Communities’ report also revealed that 90% of building societies have said that they will maintain or increase their branch network over the next 12 months.

The brokerage, which was started by Miranda Khadr (pictured) in 2018, arranged the substantial equity investment in less than 90 days, including the due diligence phase.

The new updates are available via intermediaries from 12t May 2019, and also include more competitive pricing on its IP products and an income guarantee specifically for specific NHS workers.

The conference will be held at The International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham on Wednesday 12 June.

The survey revealed that 9% of brokers are putting plans on hold until the nature of Brexit becomes clearer, whilst a further 8% are pursuing a more conservative plan due to political uncertainty.

Regnier succeeds Stephen Mitcham, chief executive of the Cambridge Building Society, and will take up the role with immediate effect.

Around this time last year Chris Borwick and Andre Bartlett left SPF Private Clients to launch Capital B and in the first year completed £50m from a standing start.

The workshops will focus on the knowledge and skills brokers need to be able to grow their protection business. Registration is open to all advisers who are members of the PRIMIS network. 

Howsy analysed data from the ONS on the well-being score of each area of the UK before dividing this by the cost of renting in each area to see where offered the lowest rental cost for every positive point of well-being.