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Anyone for tennis?

Tennis fans will be aware that the British tennis season is about to begin. To mark the occasion, Britannic Asset Management is giving Money Marketing readers the chance to win centre court tickets to this year&#39s ladies tournament at Eastbourne.

The tournament, recently renamed the Britannic Asset Management International Championships, takes place from June 16-23 at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne. Seen as the ultimate warm-up for Wimbledon, top female players such as Anna Kournikova and Lindsay Davenport have thrown their hats into the ring.

To win a pair of centre court tickets for the event just answer the following question and email your answer to by June 19.

Question: If the score is deuce, how many points does each player have?


Collins Stewart goes for absolute return

Collins Stewart – Absolute Return FundType: Multi-manager hedge fund.Aim: Growth by investing in hedge funds.Minimum investment: £10,000/$15,000.Place of registration: Guernsey.Investment split: 100 per cent in a range of hedge funds from up to 25 fund managers.Isa link: No.Charges: Initial up to 5 per cent, annual 1.5 per cent.Commission: Subject to negotiation.Tel: 01481 712889.Broker Panel:-David Mullin […]

Independent closes to new business

General insurer Independent Insurance has stopped trading as its reinsurance provision and the scale of its liabilities has been put into question.Independent specialises in insuring companies against claims from staff, and has seen an upsurge in its liabilities as the “claims culture” has grown. Aggressive advertising from solicitors, including promises of “where there&#39s blame there&#39s […]

Lawyer warns network members over renewal commission clause

IFA network Berkeley Wodehouse Associates is being accused of rendering its members&#39 firms worthless by including clauses in their contracts giving the network ownership of renewal commission. ProAct legal partner Gareth Fatchett is writing to all 200 Berkeley Wodehouse network members, alerting them to clauses in their contracts which he argues ringfences commission to the […]

Quarter of brokers may miss deadline

The Mortgage Board is warning that more than a quarter of mortgage brokers are in danger of missing the deadline to get qualifications which allow them to continue advising. The warning comes as IFAs say the Chartered Insurance Institute is being “grossly unfair” in giving its own mortgage advice qualification priority over the Chartered Institute […]

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The politics of healthcare

Healthcare is already one of the key battlefields in May’s general election, with each of the main parties committing to deliver improvements to the NHS and public health.


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