To understand the ethical nature of Islamic finance, it's vital to understand Shariah - a system encompassing belief, practice and character.
CBILS was designed as a short-term solution to a short-term problem. Just over a year later, it has channelled over £23bn into the UK’s SMEs.
Jonathan Stinton talks about why the demand on service might leave brokers facing questions and concerns from remortgaging BTL customers.
As the saying goes, everybody is going through the same storm, but we’re not all in the same boat.
Jonathan Stinton talks about what intermediaries can do to help their landlord clients make the right remortgaging decisions.
Jonathan Stinton talks about the challenges that up and down rental yields pose for landlords, and how intermediaries can help navigate them.
It would be easy to think that demand from overseas buyers will drop in the months ahead, but the UK is only becoming more attractive.
In terms of the anti-money laundering (AML) landscape and digital fraud, it has been a truly incredible year, for all the wrong reasons.
The impact of the crisis on landlords' circumstances will play a role in the types of options available when it comes to remortgaging.
From 1 April, all non-UK buyers will be subject to an additional 2% stamp duty surcharge, increasing the cost for all overseas investors. So, what impact is this likely to have on demand?