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Barclays Wealth – Wealthbuilder Bond September 2010

Barclays Wealth -Wealthbuilder Bond September 2010

Type: Guaranteed equity bond

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment: £5,100-£500,000, Isa £5,100

Term: Six years

Return: 5.2% locked in each year the index is at or above its initial value, giving a maximum  of  31.2%

Guarantee: Original capital returned in full regardless of the performance of the index

Closing date: November 15, 2010

Commission: Initial 2%


Malone joins fraud forum

The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries has invited PMS executive chairman John Malone to be mortgage brokers’ representative on the National Fraud Authority’s mortgage fraud forum. The forum is a joint initiative between the NFA and the Metropolitan Police and currently includes representatives of the Council of Mortgage Lenders, the Solicitors Regulation Auth-ority, Rics, the FSA […]

Plus ca change…again

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Cann warns advisers may face tax scrutiny if they charge VAT

Advisers who start charging VAT may open themselves up to scrutiny over their past tax bills, warns Institute of Financial Planning chief executive Nick Cann. Guidelines published by the Association of British Insurers and HM Revenue & Customs in August state that VAT is payable on advice but not on product sales. In cases where […]

Trusts and Taxations

Take a look at the trusts and trustee taxation video – The definition and classification of trusts. Once you’ve viewed the boxset, visit our Test Centre to test your learning and get your CPD certificate. View here


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