Brilliant Solutions

The internet is down in our Head Office.  Staff continue to answer the phone and respond to messages but understandably response times and service standards are affected.  Please contact your Relationship Manager directly if you have any urgent issues.  Thank you.

Our office will be closed from 5pm Thursday, 20th October to 9am Friday, 21st October.
If you have any cases or enquiries that this may affect, please contact our team today. We apologise for any inconvenience.

We are currently experiencing some technical issues that are affecting our telephone lines and internet connection.

We hope to resolve this asap. Apologies for the inconvenience.

 

In honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II our offices will be closed on Monday 19th September while our staff pay their respects.

The office will re-open at 9am on Tuesday 20th September.

Santander Update

View here for Santander’s latest announcements.   Please remember that you can access Santander products, including semi-exclusive mortgages, through our direct to lender mortgage club which pays on completion.  Contact us for more information.  Visit Santander for Intermediaries website

Updated accountant’s certificate

To make it easier for your self-employed applicants we’ve updated the accountant’s certificate to capture more information upfront. It’s available to use on our website from Wednesday 30 March.  The following updates have been made.

  • New section (section F) which needs to be completed for all cases. The section covers the impact of Covid and if the applicant has an outstanding BBL or CBIL.
  • New question needs to be answered if ‘Yes’ was ticked for Alphabet share structure.
  • New drop down for accountant’s qualifications. Instead, they choose the professional body that awarded their qualification and tick to say whether they’re an Associate or Fellow.  
What you need to do

Please continue to email the certificate to the accountant/client. The accountant will be able to complete it on screen, print it off, sign it and return it to you or your client.  Please check the accountant has fully completed it before you upload it to MATS with your client’s other documents. Alternatively, the accountant can complete the certificate by hand.

We accept accountant’s certificates that are produced and signed by an accountant that has a qualification with a professional body we’ve listed in the lending criteria section of our website.

This new accountant’s certificate will be dated April 2022 and should be used straightaway.

Pipeline rules

We’ll continue to accept the old certificate (dated September 2020) on full mortgage applications (FMAs) already submitted on Introducer Internet by close of business on Sunday 10 April 2022.  Any FMAs submitted from 6am on Monday 11 April will need to use the updated accountant’s certificate.

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