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Framlington&#39s Select investment-trust Pep aims to provide investors with a wider investment choice by offering a selection of internal and externally managed trusts. The Pep would appear to be aimed at the more speculative investor as it concentrates on smaller-cap companies or specialised overseas trusts. It provides two options. The Framlington Option has a choice […]

Win Champagne

Is the mortgage market crazy? Are borrowers being hit with unfair deals? Private Label executive chairman Stephen Knight certainly thinks so. This week, Knight hit out at long-term fixed rates which lock borrowers in at the full variable rate after the fix has expired. Private Label has come up with a mortgage which avoids this. […]

ScotLife boosts national accounts business

Scottish Life has recorded a 50 per cent rise in its national accounts business this year after restructuring its sales management team. Former Axa Equity & Law pensions product market ing manager John Carrick is joining as a national accounts manager in Reading. He is being joined by fellow national accounts manager Trevor Broadbent, previously […]

Newsline spotlights Bupa staff cuts

Newsline reported Bupa cutting its commission-only private medical insurance salesforce by nearly half. Press *News# for the latest industry news.


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