Category: Financial

mortgage securitisation

Mortgage Securitisation: Whose Loan is It Anyway?

The UK’s millions of borrowers may feel they understand how their mortgages work but they could be in for a big surprise. Most lenders in...

vacant properties

Council Tax, Business Rates and Vacant Properties: What Are The Rules?

Council tax and business rates are a fact of business and domestic life. But as targets to reduce numbers of vacant properties become more...

mortgage advice

Should Mortgage Advice be a Free Service?

What is the value in giving something away for free? For many businesses, it is a hook to get people interested, to encourage them to...

supply chain collapse

Can Insolvency Cause the Supply Chain to Collapse?

The collapse of Carillion early in 2018 highlights weaknesses in the UK construction industry. As Carillion and some of its associated...

buy to let property

Why Are Buy to Let Landlords Feeling the Pain?

The Government’s changes to buy to let mortgage tax relief are starting to hit home. Building a rental property portfolio can be hard...