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Bristol & West – Online 6 Month Bond

Friday, 12 April 2002

Type: High interest account

Minimum-maximum investment: £1,000-£1m

Interest rates: 4.2% a year gross, 4.12% a month gross

Term: Six months

Offer period: Until May 6, 2002

Withdrawal penalties: Withdrawals not permitted during term

Tel: 0845 1110117


&#39Return pension cash if fund fails to top Mig&#39

Scottish Life is calling on the Government to offer pension savers a money-back pledge if their retirement pot fails to reach the level of the minimum income guarantee.Head of pensions strategy Steve Bee says people who find at retirement that their savings are not enough to push them over the Mig threshold should be allowed […]

IFAs and networks vie for Brain stake

Mortgage Brain has been approached by leading IFAs and networks – understood to include Misys – about acquiring the electronic trading platform&#39s remaining equity stakes.The IFAs would join with Woolwich, NatWest and Nor-thern Rock, which acquired stakes in the past year from the original consortium of Nationwide, Halifax and Alliance & Leicester, which had bought […]

Earn back the public&#39s trust

In response to Philip Thomas&#39s latest letter (Money Marketing, April 4), I agree whole-heartedly with his comments about such companies as Hargreaves Lansdown.They are tailor-made for distributor status and that is where they belong. Too many IFAs have been trading for too long as wolves in sheep&#39s clothing and their antics have put the future […]

HSBC Asset Management appoints European equities man

HSBC Asset Management is appointing a new senior fund manager to expand its European equities team.The move will see Andrew Koch, formerly UBS Asset Management’s director of European portfolio construction, taking on the role on April 29.Koch, who has 10-years experience in the fund management industry, will report to HSBC Asset Management head of European […]


Guide: how to change your auto-enrolment support

As we approach the two-year milestone of auto-enrolment, employers have had the opportunity to truly assess the capabilities of their chosen support. They are also now realising that getting to the staging date was the easy part, and that support is required for almost every aspect of the day to day running of their scheme. With the three-year re-enrolment window coinciding for many with the total removal of commission and Active Member Discounts from pension-related products and services, as well as the introduction of the pension charge cap in April 2015, many employers will have no choice but to review their support options. But, what is involved in transitioning your auto-enrolment scheme away from your current support options? This guide from Johnson Fleming aims to outline some of these key areas and provide information and discussion points on what you need to consider.


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