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Best Business Press Advertisement – Sponsored by Money Marketing

This award recognises the best advertisement in the business press. Another intensely competitive category, the three shortlisted agencies stood out from 57 entrants for their ability to understand the IFA&#39s relationship with his client. Judges looked for advertisements that stood out in a crowded marketplace and made the intermediary feel the provider was creating business for them. This year&#39s entrants dealt with IFA&#39s concerns about how to sell financial services in difficult market conditions.

Winner: Masius – Forsyth Partners – Apocalypse no

Apocalypse no won over the judging panel with its simple message that stared the market squarely in the face. Masius created the powerful image to counter the doom and gloom in the markets with a bullish message for Forsyth&#39s Diversity fund.

Second: Rapier -AXA – Bear Trap

Third: Publicis – Fidelity Investments – Stars and stripes


Misys reassures brokers on regulation

Misys Life and Pensions is planning to offer members FSA authorisation for mortgages and general insurance business once the sectors are regulated. Misys says that, although FSA plans are not yet finalised, it wants to reassure members they can seek regulation through the network. It is also setting up a mortgage only network and plans […]

Property prices fall across South-east

House prices fell in March with London and the South-east suffering, according to the Hometrack monthly national survey.The slowdown has been particularly marked in London and the South East, which saw widespread price falls. The highest falls were in Central London, the City of London and Berkshire, dropping 0.4 per cent, while Wiltshire and Surrey […]

Millfield joins Bankhall&#39s Point One

IFA Millfield has become a member of Bankhall Investment Associate’s mortgage general and associated assurance services provider Point One. The group joins nine hundred other members who have signed up for the service which provides mortgage products, software, compliance and training support, PMI and mortgage insurance.

Friends Intl duo offering access to wide asset range

Friends Provident International is adding a single-premium bond and regular-premium savings plan to its Isle of Man-based product range.The reserve wealth management account is a single-premium bond that can be tailored to suit individual investors&#39 requirements.It is available in two versions. The first allows investors to choose from a wide range of assets including equities, […]

Europe 2017: Value, large-caps & liquidity

Joshua Ausden, Head of Client Investment Strategy, Neptune Read more here Important Information – for Investment Professionals Only. Not for Retail Clients.Investment risksNeptune funds may have a high volatility rating and past performance and forecasts are not a guide to future performance. These are Neptune’s views and as such this document is deemed to be […]


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