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Cheetham Bell gives fintech its TV debut

By Mark Gregory on the 25th October 2022

The fintech is looking to broaden its audience after launching its industry-first digital solution, smartER, for consumers, and the TV spot will be rolled out nationally – including on Channel 4 and Sky - as part of a smartER push.

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Can I Trust Equity Release and Are you a Reputable Adviser

By Mark Gregory on the 30th September 2022

From the late ’90s when I was a tied equity release adviser at Aviva, continuing to this present day as a CEO of Equity Release Supermarket, the questions I hav...

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Equity Release Supermarket appoints new CMO

By Mark Gregory on the 15th August 2022

Equity Release Supermarket (ERS) has appointed a new CMO to help propel the business’s technology and digital offering. Richard Brook (pictured) just a year aft...

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The 17 latest top hires and promotions from across the North West

By Mark Gregory on the 15th August 2022

Companies based across the North West have announced a raft of top hires and promotions over the last seven days. Law firms, a national car dealer and a drinks...

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Total equity release borrowing reached record £4.8bn in 2021: ERC

By Mark Gregory on the 25th January 2022

Equity release clients borrowed a total of £4.8bn last year – a 24% rise on 2020’s figure, says the Equity Release Council (ERC). This included £4.3bn from 40,9...

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Can I Rent Out My House If I Have Equity Release On It?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th January 2022

With equity release, a fast-growing product in the mortgage industry, there are several issues which homeowners seeking equity release plans for comparison need...

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How Does Equity Release Work When You Die?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th January 2022

When you die, your equity release plan is repaid. Your beneficiaries must inform your equity release lender and with a lifetime mortgage they usually have 12 mo...

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Equity Release Supermarket expand operations with unveiling of new Group platform

By Mark Gregory on the 16th December 2021

With an intrinsic desire to help propel the industry’s digital and operational functionality, Equity Release Supermarket have now expanded their nationwide pla...

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Can You Repay Equity Release Early? Early Repayment Charges

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

You can repay equity release early, the most popular plans being lifetime mortgages, but depending upon the lender, the type of plan and when it started, early...

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Do you have to pay tax on equity release?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

No, you don’t pay tax on equity release. The money you receive is tax free, but what you do with your money may be subject to tax. For example, if you don’t use...

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