Access useful resources such as research data, articles, reports and where to find learning support from industry partners.

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Member, industry and consumer events calendar.

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A comprehensive reference guide, created to help financial advisers set up or develop their equity release business. Available in bite size sections to download and read at your leisure.

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The Council’s aims and objectives are centred on sustaining and growing this safe and innovative market. Find out about benefits, fees and the application process.

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Here you will find information about our policy consultation responses current and past, guidance, and policy updates.

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What does Equity Release mean for you?

What does Equity Release mean for you?

18 May 2018

Many more people are seeing Equity Release as a way to fund their retirement. But what are the plus and minus points to consider when looking at all the options?

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Customers who may be vulnerable must be a key focus

Customers who may be vulnerable must be a key focus

17 May 2018

A key area for any Equity Release advisor must be the client's potentially vulnerable status. Awareness and appropriate support is essential in order to provide the right options and advice. The Equity Release Council's recent whitepaper is a useful reference on this vital point.

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Equity Release now a key part of financial plans

Equity Release now a key part of financial plans

15 May 2018

With the significant increase in the Equity Release sector, it is now seen as a major part of retirement financial planning. The rise is due to the recent boom in the housing market and lower interest rates which have led to the spike in use of Equity Release plans.

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