Criteria accuracy and interpretation are now two of the more serious issues facing brokers today. Perennial concerns like service, free legals and keeping abreast of regulatory requirements rumble on.
Robo-advice certainly has the potential to deliver changes to society as a whole, albeit probably not to heights of smartphone cameras or lightweight structural carbon fibre.
Speculation is rife that another base rate rise could occur as soon as May, although rumours have been proven wrong before.
The global experiment with loose monetary policy and economic stimulus means that no one really knows what the consequences of all this is going to be.
BDMs are a vital resource and so challenge your BDMs to demonstrate and explain how their tech can help you.
Advisers will have a job to do in explaining the market changes, but this was ever the case – the good news is that advice is needed more than ever and that there are options available.
What the negative reporting may well do is slow down the more cautious of the population from making a move when they want to.
mortgage rates will have to rise to reflect the increased funding costs.
I’m sure you feel that the answer to this question is of course, yes, but I’d like to challenge that perception and get you thinking about what this means for your business.
It was a week of contrasting fortunes for two lenders at polar ends of our sector.