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Bank of Ireland introduces its first Sipp


Bank of Ireland

Type: Full Sipp offering streamlined lending facility and trustee bank account through Bank of Ireland.

Minimum investment: None.

Administrator: AJ Bell Ltd.

Charges: Establishment fee – £250 plus vat. monthly – £30 plus vat.

Options: Income drawdown and phased retirement.

Commission: 0.25 per cent of cash balances.

Tel: 0161 876 8706.


Foreman to quit as R&SA chief executive

The chief executive of Royal & SunAlliance Peter Foreman is quitting the position at the end of this month. Foreman will be replaced by current group finance director Paul Spencer.Julian Hance, another internal appointment will replace Spencer.Foreman is also quitting his post as a Group Director Europe but will remain on the board until the […]

Aon merges consulting businesses

Aon Consulting is merging its consulting operations into a new one-stop pensions and investment division.Former regional director for London Maurice Dyson will head the new division.The move brings the actuarial and benefits consulting, pensions administration and investment consulting practices together.Midlands regional director Steve Carlisle will succeed Dyson in the London post.Gordon Clark will head the […]

Clerical Medical revamps sales team

Clerical Medical has announced plans to reorganise its sales arm following the retirement of its sales general manager David Arthur in November.The sales team will be divided by function into pure sales and business development.The new dedicated sales arm, headed by assistant general manager sales Graeme Riddoch, will concentrate on building IFA relationships, sales management […]

Halifax housing survey shows small fall in August

The Halifax House Price Index registered a small 0.1 per cent fall in August compared with a rise of 0.5 per cent in July.The Halifax does not believe the fall signals the beginning of a recession in the housing market. But it believes that the market growth will be moderate for the next few months.On […]

Life begins at…

By Fiona Holmes, proposition communications manager Having reached a certain age (it’s the new 40 by the way), I’m having to come to terms with the fact that my peers and I aren’t as immune from illness or death as we’d like to think. That’s the problem with 30 being the new 20 and 40 […]


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