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Woolwich Helps First Time Buyers by Scrapping Higher Lending Charges

With almost 70* per cent of lenders still charging a higher lending charge (or MIG), even with the Chancellor’s announcement on stamp duty reformation, first time buyers still face a considerable financial burden when buying a property. The Woolwich today is calling on those lenders to follow its lead in scrapping this charge to further help first time buyers by saving them around £2,000.

Wintry weather costs UK businesses £220 million

Private sector business lost around 18.5 million man hours to snow and wintry conditions during the UK’s recent cold snap, at a cost of £220-£225 million in unproductive wages, a survey by Barclays Business Banking has found.


Woolwich Accelerated Growth Plan

Woolwich Accelerated growth Plan offers 60% return should FTSE grow by just 12% over the next 6 years. Offer opens: 14 March 2005 Offer closes: 6 May 2005 Last PEP/ISA Transfers: 22 April 2005

Henry smashes 20 goal landmark

Thierry Henry has been presented with a special Barclays award for being the first player this season to reach 20 goals in the Barclays Premiership.