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Cater Allen Private Bank – Growth Plus Plan 1

Cater Allen Private Bank – Growth Plus Plan 1

Type: Capital-protected bond

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment: £3,000 – £1m

Term: Five years and six month

Return: The greater of 50% of the growth in the index or 12% of the original investment at the end of the term

Protection: Original capital returned in full along with 12 per cent minimum return at the end of the term regardless of the performance of the index

Closing date: April 11, 2011, April 4, 2011 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel:0500 009462


A clear picture

Rather than discussing the much talked about ECJ ruling on gender discrimination, I want to focus on what went on in the run-up to the decision being made. The industry has lacked leadership in the provision of guidance and information for advisers. In producing our own guidance notes, we found it very difficult to gain […]


Claims firm targets broker mortgage misselling

Claims chaser Brunel Franklin is launching a new service which aims to get refunds for customers who believe they were mis-sold mortgages by mortgage brokers. The firm says it has launched the service in response to customer demand. Managing director Sally Bowyer says: “The FSA is clamping down on a number of mortgage brokers accused […]


FSA prepared to revisit the long-stop

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Jim Dunn appointed CML Scotland chairman

Scottish Building Society general manager Jim Dunn has been appointed chairman of the Council of Mortgage Lenders Scotland. Dunn takes over from Lloyds Banking Group head of housing development Douglas Cochrane. Dunn joined Scottish Building Society in January 1998 and has been employed in the financial services industry for more than 30 years. He is […]

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Preparing for the changes to the pensions market

As more and more providers start to reveal their stance on the charge cap and removal of commission and active member discount pricing, we thought it would be worthwhile to look at what these are, and the steps businesses should be taking to prepare for this.


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