The ABI and the BMA have agreed new fees and quality standards in a joint agreement on insurance reports that GPs prepare on behalf of patients. The fee for a GP report on insurance applicants in 2005/06 will be 70.50 from 65 last year while the fee for a medical examination carried out by a patient’s own GP will rise to 77.50 from 71. The new fees will take effect from July 1.
With the world economy stagnating, the outlook for shares in not particularly attractive. However, there are at least 50 excellent stockpicking fund managers who are likely to continue to outperform their respective markets.
Millfield Partnerships has signed up Advantage and Solent as mortgage packaging partners for its sub-prime specialist lending arm.
A judge has slammed a North east mortgage company for failing to carry out checks before taking on a financial adviser who had served three prison sentences for stealing.
IFAs must warn their clients of the threat of inheritance tax on supposed tax-free savings vehicles, cautions Scottish Equitable International.
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