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HSBC is continuing its support for first time buyers by offering new competitive rates for higher Loan to Value (LTV) customers. The new rates launched today (27 June 2011) for customers with a 10% deposit include: 4.19% above base rate lifetime tracker (current pay rate 4.69%) (£599 fee) 4.99% two year fixed (£599...


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HSBC report reveals Britons have their head in the sand over re020ement planning A generation of Britons faces a cash-strapped re020ement as people ignore or refuse to respond to the changing nature of pension provision in the UK, a new report from HSBC reveals today.


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Over 55s most likely to befriend neighbours, under 35s least likely New research from HSBC on Britons’ relationships with their neighbours has found that we are a nation of functional acquaintances, using our neighbours for practical purposes rather than sociable.


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HSBC has increased the interest free overdraft entitlement available to students by £1000 as part of the 2011 Student Service. This means that all new and existing students who bank with HSBC will be able to access up to £3000 interest free during their time at university. Helen Gentry, Head of Student Banking...


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The increase in the number of people renting could mean that we become a nation of ‘Street Strangers’ rather than good neighbours, reveals new research by HSBC. A survey of 2000 adults taken to coincide with Neighbourhood Watch Week found homeowners are far more likely to be friendly with their neighbours...


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As part of the ongoing Group strategic review, HSBC has today announced that it will no longer provide long term health care advice through its business, the Nursing Homes Fees Agency (NHFA).  As from 1st July 2011, NHFA will close to new business...


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Insecurity increases to 37% when looking at the next three years Nervousness about job prospects is 54.hest among older public sector workers Based on the average weekly gross salary...


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HSBC and first direct have been named as Which? recommended mortgage lenders. Which? selects 'Recommended Providers' by looking at which lenders have the best customer satisfaction scores and also offer consistently good deals. The Which? customer satisfaction score combines two factors...


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Over 80% of non-homeowning adults aspire to be a first time buyer Less than a quarter of these expk.h to be able to purchase within next 5 years. With only around 200,000 First Time Buyers (FTBs) per annum*, under half (400,000 to 500,000) of those recorded in more typical market conditions...


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This October Manchester Literature Festival, the UK’s most imaginative literature festival, reveals a packed programme including four new literary commissions, an exciting international strand, a host of events focusing on young people and children and an outstanding line-up of celebrated writers.


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