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Do you agree with Suffolk Life director of sales and marketing John Moret that commission on pension transfer business should be scrapped and that all pension transfer business should be fee-based? Chand Patel, BIMA

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Hogarth plans return to industry with new year venture

Former Bankhall joint chief executive Paul Hogarth is gearing up for a return to the industry. Hogarth’s restrictive covenant ends this week and he is looking at launching a venture in the new year. This is likely to focus on wraps or providing exit strategies for retiring advisers – the two areas that interest him […]

Put investment horse before product cart, says Cazalet

The future is bright for the life insurance sector if it sorts out its business model, says analyst Ned Cazalet. Speaking at a Cazalet Consulting conference on asset allocation last week, Cazalet said life offices should focus on true profitability rather than new business and put the “investment horse before the product cart”. He highlighted […]

A&L to unleash re-launched range from tomorrow

Alliance & Leicester is amending its current range of specialist mortgages from tomorrow.Its new range will include a two-year fixed rate buy-to-let at 5.29 per cent and a base-rate tracker at 0.15 per cent above base.There is also a self-cert, two-year fix at 5.25 per cent and a two-year near-prime fix at 5.90 per cent.A&L […]


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