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CBI pledges to fight future business tax rises

The CBI is pledging to fight future business tax hikes after publishing figures suggesting the government may have to constrain spending or raise taxes by an average of 7bn a year over the next economic cycle.


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Halifax comments on depolarisation

Halifax press officer Paul Fincham says: “Halifax will continue to offer its own products through Halifax advisers in Halifax and Bank of Scotland branches. Where our product range can be improved by offering another provider’s products we may consider doing this, but only if the products can offer our customers the best possible value.”

Consumers could be confused, says IFAP

IFA Promotion warns that consumers may not be cear about different types of advisers when depolarisation arrives.Chief executive David Elms says that there is still a ris that the public would not know the difference between multi-tied and independent advisers.The new rules come into force on December 1, with a six month grace period for […]

Commentary: Transition mission

This is the end of the line for polarisation. Following a long and detailed consultation with industry, the FSA’s new rules come into effect this week.


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