The Gigger Blog

Which? Mortgage Refer a Friend

Which?'s Best Refer A Friend Scheme

GIGLY are delighted to announce that our mortgage "Get £25, Give £25" scheme featured in Which?’s ‘Best Refer a Friend Schemes’ 2018.
How Much Do Mortgage Advisors Charge?

How much do mortgage advisors charge?

Mortgage advisors charge fees in a variety of ways, so it is important ask them the question from the outset. Here are the different ways they may charge. Fixed Fee Fee Free Hourly Rate Commission Percentage Combination There…
The Big Questions Blog

GIGLY CEO answers the big questions

Yesterday, our CEO John McHugh appeared as an expert guest on BBC One panel show The Big Questions, discussing the gig economy and the nature of work in the future. Below, John talks about his experience on the show and the interesting debate…
The UK FinTech Strategy

The UK FinTech Strategy - GIGLY's Response

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced the UK's FinTech Strategy, covering a range of topics, opportunities and concerns for the country. This is our response.
Remortgages Leap Blog

Remortgages Leapt By More Than A Third

There was a surge in remortgage activity in December 17, as homeowners looked to fix rates ahead of any further interest rate rises. Should you be looking to remortgage as well?
are you a gigger freelance

What Everybody Ought to Know About Gig Workers

Are you a gigger? Accenture reported research suggesting 61 percent of employers plan to replace up to 30 percent of their permanent positions with gig workers.
Airbnb hosts to get help to lower their mortgage rate

Gig Economy Income To Count For Remortgages

The FNME have announced that 3 major US lenders will now accept Airbnb income for remortgages. This is huge for the gig economy, and we want it here in the UK!
BoE Interest Rates

Bank of England Maintains Interest Rates

The BoE has announced that it is keeping interest rates at 0.5%, but hinted at increasing the base rate soon. But what does that mean for your mortgage?
Best time to remortgage

When Is The Best Time To Remortgage?

When a mortgage deal comes to an end, many people find themselves falling onto their lender’s expensive standard variable rate (SVR). The SVR is typically much higher than other mortgage rates so it pays to review your mortgage regularly.