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22 per cent increase for Sofa IFA search tool

The number of people using the Society of Financial Advisers&#39 IFA search facility rocketed by 22 per cent during the first three-quarters of this year.

The service, which only lists IFAs who have completed at least the AFPC, performed 33,148 searches, up from 25,855 over the same period last year.

Managing director Brian Lawless says: “This is a valuable service for our members but more importantly it has proved to be a valuable resource for members of the public who are looking for an adviser with specific qualifications.”


Inside edge

Most of you who use computers every day probably will not have a clue about the stuff I am just going to tell you but, like, why would I care? Before the things you all call computers ever existed, two guys who made my all-time heroes&#39 hall of fame changed all our lives. They were […]

Moore&#39s code

Most IFAs will probably have watched the growing splitcapital investment trust scandal with a trace of smugness. They have always fought shy of recommending investment trusts because, well, unit trusts are much simpler and, unlike investment trusts, they pay a nice, fat initial commission. It is ironic that in this case, the much derided commission […]

Bedlam in the UK

Bedlam Investment Management has established the Bedlam UK fund, an offshore Oeic that invests in companies of all sizes in the UK.The fund aims to preserve capital and produce growth by investing in between 20 and 40 stocks. Bedlam believes that with larger portfolios, it is difficult for the fund manager to know all the […]

SLI sets up seminars

Standard Life Investments is hitting the road in the New Year with a series of seminars aimed at answering the question of what the financial markets have in store for 2003. The roadshows will take place at over 30 locations, kicking off in Bristol on January 20 and ending in Reading on February 21. IFAs […]

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Thinking of expanding overseas?

Whether you’re a small company or an established larger employer, expanding overseas into emerging markets can be an extremely attractive prospect for growing your business. However, with this comes a duty-of-care requirement to any staff based overseas.


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