Lloyds, the UK's biggest lender, has put an immediate cap on income multiples on mortgages over £500,000 to primarily target the London market in a bid to combat the capital's swiftly rising property price inflation.
A decision by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to ban a mortgage broker for a lack of integrity has been upheld by the Upper Tribunal.
The government may "pare back" its Help to Buy scheme if the Bank of England (BoE) believes it threatens the UK's economic recovery, Nick Clegg has said.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has uncovered widespread shortcomings in consumer credit promotions, such as payday loan advertisements.
Homeowners lodged a record number of mortgage complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service last year.
Prominent economists have added to calls for the government to pull back from the mortgage guarantee element of its Help to Buy initiative, arguing it is no longer needed.
The Bank of England (BoE) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have appointed Antony Townsend as Complaints Commissioner, replacing Sir Anthony Holland whose term of office ends this month after almost a decade.
Financial services group LEBC is to create a dedicated mortgage advice team in light of the implementation of new rules following the Mortgage Market Review (MMR).
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will be on the lookout for "gaming activity" of any kind following the implementation of the Mortgage Market Review (MMR), with the falsification of income levels of particular interest, it warned.
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Most types of financial services firms will pay a lower than expected Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) levy for 2014-2015 after it cut its bill by £37m, but investment advisers face another hike in costs.
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A mortgage broker has been jailed for six years after fraudulently obtaining almost £3.5m from clients in the North East.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined and banned a mortgage broker for failing to prevent false client information being submitted to lenders.
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The Financial Policy Committee's power to influence the interest rate stress test in an applicant's affordability assessment will be added to the mortgage rules following a consultation.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is challenging lenders to improve their arrears and foreclosure management following a thematic review which found several counts of bad practice at firms.
Nottingham Building Society is to offer whole-of-market mortgage and protection advice across its branch network.
Yorkshire Building Society Group is to refund all administration fees for mortgage arrears since January 2009 - totalling some £8.4m - after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) raised concerns about incorrect charges.
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Peter Craddock, a director at the Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA), is among three new names on a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) committee responsible for approving applications and issuing warning notices.
Consumer group Which? is among four organisations awarded ‘super-complainant' status by the government, meaning it has the power to present complaints to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which must respond.
The number of firms regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is set to soar next year after the regulator assumes responsibility for supervising consumer credit activities.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has revised its application fees for firms seeking full consumer credit authorisation, after it realised that small firms were facing "significant barriers to entry" due to cost.