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Ageas Protect – Your Life Plan Income Protection update

Ageas Protect – Your Life Plan Income Protection update

Update: Own occupation definition of incapacity extended to include nurses, surgeons, dentists, lecturers, nurses, plumbers and electricians, premium rates reduced, adviser support materials introduced, including breakdown of product features and comparison with competitor products



Adviser Fund IndexNew balance

Panellists made several asset allocation changes in the balanced benchmark in this month’s Adviser Fund Index rebalancing. According to Financial Express data, exposures to Asia Pacific, UK, continental European and North American equities all rose by 1 to 2 per cent, funded by small reductions in weightings to fixed income, property and other overseas stockmarket […]


FSA fines Bank of Scotland £3.5m for complaint mishandling

The FSA has fined Bank of Scotland £3.5m for the mishandling of complaints about retail investment products and is forcing it to pay £17m in compensation. Between July 30, 2007 and October 31, 2009, BOS received 2,592 complaints about sales of its collective investment plan, personal investment plan, guaranteed growth bond, Isa investor and guaranteed […]


Just Retirement launches new type of fixed-term annuity

Just Retirement is launching a fixed-term annuity product that will allow investors to switch to an enhanced annuity if they become ill during the term of the contract. This week’s Money Marketing reveals details of the new launch which the enhanced annuity specialist says is “weeks away”. The product will be available on the Avelo […]

Francis McGee joins Money Advice Service

Former Aegon head of corporate affairs Francis McGee has joined the Money Advice Service’s corporate policy and external affairs team. The Government launched the MAS in April to provide unregulated financial advice online, over the phone and face to face through its 100 advisers. McGee will be responsible for developing the service’s position on new […]


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