View more on these topics

AMP Pearl slashes payouts

AMP Pearl is slashing payouts on Pearl with-profits policies by 12.5 per cent on life policies to 15 per cent for pensions.

It has defended the cut by saying that a twenty-year endowment would still show a return of 9.4 per cent.

The company has signalled its intention to transfer all its with-profits business over to ringfenced Sandler-friendly funds.


Screening aims to cut time off

PMI provider HealthSure is offering a new health screening policy aimed at helping the corporate market cut the £13bn lost each year in health-related absences from work. Futures covers the full cost of one health screen per employee every 24 months as well as associated costs such as GP or specialist consultation fees. The provider […]

Misys stresses tax benefits of donations

The Giving Campaign is teaming up with Misys to help raise awareness amongst IFAs of the tax benefits of making charitable donations available to their clients. Information about share and payroll giving, gift aid, legacies and trusts will be distributed to members of the mega network this month. Misys IFA Services head of marketing Andrew […]

Scottish Mutual boosts choice for bond investors

Scottish Mutual has set up a multi-manager portfolio service for investors in its flexible investment bond.The service, investment intelligence, provides investors with access to three pre-packaged funds from Scottish Mutual’s sister company, Inscape. These funds — cautious, steady and higher growth — mix and match six underlying multi-manager Inscape funds to create the most appropriate […]

Improvement to Scot Eq&#39s online pensions admin

Scottish Equitable is adding a faster and more accurate payment facility to its web-based administration system.Part of the SmartScheme system, the SmatPay facility allows monthly contributions to be set up via the web either electronically from most types of payroll system or by entering information on to a web page. Scottish Equitable says contributions can […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm