Income Protection
September 26, 2016
According to the Association of British Insurers (ABI), the number of individual protection policies has increased for the first time since 2007. In 2015, the number of policies taken out in the UK was 1.15 million, a 2% increase from 2014, heralding the first increase in 8 years. Group policies...
Savings
September 21, 2016
With interest rates across the UK slumping dramatically after the Bank of England dropped the base rate down to 0.25% back in August, savers have never had it so bad. Banks and Building Societies across the country announced heavy rate reductions on selected savings accounts to their already low...
House and Keys
September 19, 2016
Research completed by BDRC Continental, a leading market research firm, suggests that a significant proportion of buy to let landlords have concerns about the impact of the referendum result on the private rental market. The results of the research highlighted that as many as sixty-five per cent of...
House Price Data Trends
September 15, 2016
Before the result of Brexit , many experts within the UK predicted that a ‘leave’ vote would hit the housing market negatively, leading to a fall in house prices across the UK. Since the 23 rd June, the world had to sit back and wait and see what impact the lave vote would have on the UK economy...
Calculator
September 15, 2016
The Bank of England has held its Base Rate of interest at 0.25% once more, following this month’s meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee. The cut to base rate last month was the first cut since 2009, and held both good and bad news to mortgage holders and savers respectively. The result of the...
Clydesdale Mortgage Exclusive
September 06, 2016
Contractor Financials are delighted to announce the latest contractor deal secured exclusively for Contractor Financials clients. Clydesdale Bank have announced an exclusive new rate in reaction to recent rate reductions from the Bank of England. They are offering a 2-year fixed rate of 1.39% for a...
House Planning
September 01, 2016
Despite data showing mortgage approvals by banks at the lowest level for 18 months, it seems the number of new homes being built has been relatively unaffected in the immediate Brexit aftermath. The Governments ‘June Quarter’ house building data shows that a 6% increase in the number of new homes...
Strawberry Cheesecake
August 26, 2016
Contractor Financials joined in the excitement of the new season of Great British Bake Off today by holding their very own ‘bake off’ in order to raise funds for three of their chosen charities. Following on from previous successful fundraising events, the company have now set up a Charity...
Interest Only
August 24, 2016
Interest only exclusive for contractors Contractor Financials are delighted to announce the latest in a string of exclusive contractor deals secured exclusively for Contractor Financials clients. Scottish Widows bank have today announced an exciting new pilot which will offer a more flexible...
Mortgage Bills
August 16, 2016
The “win win” contractor mortgage product The Bank of England's decision to cut the UK's benchmark rate to 0.25% last week has resulted in a flurry of activity from contractors looking to tie up remortgage or purchase deals. However, the general sentiment towards mortgage products is changing. Look...

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