SHIP unveils development forum

Equity release trade body SHIP wants industry stakeholders to sign up to its Equity Release development forum.

Those who do will receive regular information on the development process and SHIP’s other initiatives as well as an opportunity to contribute to working groups and research projects.

SHIP expects topics to be touched on during this development process to include challenges facing funding, product innovation/change, clarification of customer needs and future safeguards.

Andrea Rozario , director general of SHIP, said: “Launching our discussion paper in July was a big step forward for the industry as it allowed us to lay out a variety of issues and concepts that we need to review and tackle in order to move forward. As part of this process