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Adviser in search of 1,000 refund from property firm

An IFA wants 1,000 refunded after a disagreement with an online property search company targeting IFAs.

The company says it was cold-called at the end of March offering the chance to advertise on 24 Hour Price Check. It claims the caller said the company could place a 5 deposit while information was sent through the post but nothing else was agreed. A month later, the company realised 1,164 had been withdrawn from its bank account.24 Hour Price Check sales director Nicki Platt says the adviser was spoken to on a separate occasion to ensure he was happy to sign up but the adviser denies this. Sales director Nicki Platt says: “We are not in the business of making people unhappy and have refunded them.”


Short in the act

Baring Asset Management London marketing director Ian Pascal on how Ucits III has opened the door for investors to short the market

EMS sale means end of any link with Enterprise

Having read September 21 article in Money Marketing concer-ning Richard Coulson “buying into a brokerage”, I feel it is appropriate to clarify the position.

Japan: mid-year review and outlook

By Chris Taylor, Manager of the Neptune Japan Opportunities Fund H1 2014 Economy: after a harsh winter that slowed activity in the economy, the main event of the first half of the year has been the debate over what impact the 1 April VAT hike from five to eight per cent would have; we are […]


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