Help To Buy and shared ownership to be reformed

Help To Buy and shared ownership to be reformed

Britain’s housing minister has announced reforms to both Help To Buy and shared ownership schemes to make them more accessible to borrowers. Robert Jenrick announced that homeowners can now increase their share of the property by 1% increments instead of the current system of ‘staircasing’ where borrowers can only increase their stake 10% at a …

Pensions dashboard – more transparency and lower charges?

Pensions dashboard – more transparency and lower charges?

The saga of the long-awaited pensions dashboard has taken another twist with a plea for more transparency and lower costs. The view of the committee is being seen as an extension of the recent allegation that too many pension funds are making ‘a fat living’ from savers. Disclosure of charges The cross-party group of MPs …