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Abbey for Intermediaries – Growth Options Plan 2

Guaranteed equity bond

Growth linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment:
Isa £7,000

Six years

Option 1 &#45 100% growth in the index capped at 56% at end of term, option 2 &#4528% of original investment at end of term

Option 1 &#45 Original capital returned in full regardless of performance of index plus 28% growth if index rises by at least 28% during the term, option 2, Original capital returned in full regardless of performance of index

Closing date:
October 29, 2004,
October 15, 2004 for Pep/Isa transfers

Initial 3%

Tel: 0800 328 1903


Canada Life launches Poat road-shows

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Transitional arrangements from First Mortgage Options

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MPs fear that Treasury has shelved Miles&#39 plans

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Red letter data for the industry

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Employer iPMI responsibilities could continue to escalate, says Jelf

New laws in Dubai will put the burden of providing international private medical insurance (iPMI) firmly on the shoulders of the employer in order to maintain the country’s leading healthcare facilities. With 10,000 UK nationals having moved to the country since 2007 and only 16.5 per cent of the total 8.2 million people living there being Emiratis, Jelf Employee Benefits believes this move was inevitable and employer responsibilities could continue to escalate in future.


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