Forecasting for the year ahead »
Key housing market and mortgage forecasts for 2018:
Mortgage market review February 2018 »
Mortgage market update for February 2018
Protection market review February 2018 »
Protection market update for February 2018
Protection market review January 2018 »
Protection market update for January 2018
Mortgage market review »
Mortgage market update for January 2018
Autumn Budget – 22 November 2017 »
@ Copyright 22 November 2017. All rights reserved. This summary has been prepared very rapidly and is for general information only. The proposals are in any event subject to amendment before the Finance Act. You are recommended to seek competent professional advice before taking any action on the basis of the contents of this publication.
Value added tax
Pensions, savings and investments
Tax administration and compliance
National insurance contributions
Autumn Budget 2017 - at a glance »
An 'at a glance' briefing for CII members following the Autumn Budget.
Please release me »
The increasing demand for equity release, which at the half way point of 2017 had increased in new customer numbers by 44% over the same period of 2016, shows no sign of slowing. Whilst a wide increase in demand for access to lending for those approaching, at or in retirement, is being fuelled by strong demand in existing usage areas the most dominant being home and garden improvement, mortgage repayment is starting to rise more than any other. We are all familiar with the fact that interest only maturities are driving this increase in demand, there is something else happening which is making lifetime mortgages specifically more attractive to would be borrowers and that is the fact that with the right insight and advice many of the current products on offer can replicate a more traditional mortgage.