Equity release specialist Bower Retirement Services has set out plans to double its adviser force following an upturn in business volumes.
In this week's quick-fire poll we ask: Do you advise on equity release?
Mutual LV= has reported strong annuity sales for the second quarter of the year despite the sweeping changes to retirement income announced in the 2014 Budget.
A think tank has called on the government to buy parts of people's homes and deliver a guaranteed lifetime income in return, in a bid to bolster retirement income for low earners.
Ian Jefferies, head of protection at Skandia, highlights how clients can balance equity release while still protecting their legacy...
Partnership Assurance has overhauled its board with the announcement of two new appointments and the departure of Robin Phipps and Marisa Cassoni.
Pure Retirement, a new equity release provider, has launched to market with its Pure Drawdown Plan, a high loan-to-value lifetime drawdown scheme.
Fiona Murphy goes through the results of this month’s Inquiry and asks advisers how the market has developed.
A new equity lender is preparing to enter the market in January, targeting a place among the top three lenders.
Lifetime mortgages are not the only option for clients. Chris Prior highlights the case for home reversion
Players such as banks and building societies could re-enter the equity release sector. Fiona Murphy asks industry players if this would be a good thing for the industry.
A telephone advice service offered by Aviva - originally believed to be a casualty of the provider's decision to exit advised sales in May - was in fact pulled months earlier after an audit flagged concerns over the quality of advice given to customers.
Intermediaries have helped boost the equity release market by 29% over the past two years, figures from the Equity Release Council have revealed.
Chris Prior highlights the issues advisers need to discuss with clients considering equity release