CII urges publication of Brexit financial services position paper »
As the Prime Minister is set to announce more detail on the Government’s Brexit negotiating stance in the final ‘Road to Brexit’ ministerial speech, the Chartered Insurance Institute urges the Government to publish the long-awaited Brexit position paper on financial services.
Member economic outlook and Brexit survey results »
Economic and employment prospects for 2018. Results from the annual Chartered Insurance Institute member economic and Brexit temperature.
Diary of a Company B2L Landlord »
“I woke up this morning feeling fine, had Man Utd on my mind, Jose’s playing the way that united should, oh yeah, something tells me I’m into something good.” Rang the chant in my head straight out of Old Trafford the night before where my boys and I enjoyed a resounding Man U win. But the biggest headache was the finalising of the financial settlement from the divorce. I’d lost half my equity, more than half of my pension and any spare cash I had. I was 53. I thought, yes, a limited company buy to let business will see me through on retirement, so a quick trip to my accountant and all was clear.
What's so special about special event benefit? »
For baby boomers in particular, guaranteed insurability plays a prudent part in lifetime protection provision for your clients, writes Debra Hale, Protection Specialist for Zurich.
Forecasting for the year ahead »
Key housing market and mortgage forecasts for 2018.
Mortgage market review - February 2018 »
Mortgage market update for February, including; news, regulation and legislation, product development and innovation, consumer trends and experts corner.
Protection market review - February 2018 »
Protection market update, including; news, regulation & legislation, product development & innovation, consumer trends and experts corner.
Mortgage market review - January 2018 »
Mortgage market update for January 2018 including updates on regulation and legislation, product developments and consumer trends.
Protection market review January 2018 »
Protection market update for January 2018, including; news, regulation & legislation, product development & innovation, consumer trends and experts corner.
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 Chartered Insurance Institute members following the 2017 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.