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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More advice needed across later life lending sector

More advice needed across later life lending sector

13 September 2018

Members of various trade bodies who spoke at a panel during FSE London this week suggested customers could benefit from advice that encompasses all areas of later life lending - from RIOs to the equity release options.

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Age UK's new report on care in the home

Age UK's new report on care in the home

10 September 2018

A new Age UK report entitled "The Failing Safety Net" has been published. It reveals that the older generation are not receiving all the care they may need in the home. Only one in every three people are getting the help they need on a daily basis.

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Equity Release applications require advice

Equity Release applications require advice

10 September 2018

Applicants for an Equity Release plan who may have thought they don't need financial advice - over 80% of those aged 55+ according to a recent Moneyfacts survey - must in fact obtain advice. This is according to the Equity Release Council, who state that obtaining advice is a required part of the process.

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