Chancellor Gordon Brown has moved to counter Bank of England Governor Mervyn King's warning of increased falls in the housing market. In an interview with GMTV Brown underlined the importance of keeping stability in the housing market and the wider economy. The interview followed a speech used by the Chancellor's chief economic adviser to Ed Balls to play down the prospect of falls in the housing market. Political pundits see a crash in the housing market as one of the biggest threats to another term in office for Labour.
MLP Private Finance plc, part of MLP Group is launching an IFA training academy on July 19 aiming to get more graduates into the sector. In addition, MLP Private Finance has introduced an enhanced Continuous Professional Development programme in which all staff throughout the UK will participate. MLP managing director Frank Mesterharm says: “There is […]
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The Government has announced the charge caps for its cash deposit accounts. The rate of interest payable has been set at 1 per cent within the base rate. This is a reduction from the currnet 2 per cent margin for cash ISAs.
The experience of other countries where healthcare is delivered via a mix of public and private systems is that not only do patients enjoy better outcomes and have more choice but the systems are also fair for all. We support a fair and comprehensive healthcare system for everyone. We agree that money alone, whether from […]
By Joshua Ausden, Head of Client Investment Strategy at Neptune FE Alpha Manager Mark Martin and Assistant Manager Holly Cassell explain how they have delivered sector-topping returns with a low level of volatility in the UK Mid Cap Fund. Since inception in December 2008, the £616m fund has returned 299%, outperforming the FTSE 250 Index […]
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