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Chirrey joins BAM fixed-interest team

Britannic Asset Management has appointed Jennifer Chirrey as an investment manager within its fixed interest team.

Chirrey will join the six-strong credit team which manages Britannic&#39s £6.7bn retail and institutional fixed interest portfolio.

Chirrey joins them from Abbey National Asset Managers.


Widows chief says FSA using PI crisis to push IFAs into consolidation

The FSA is taking advantage of the problems in the professional indemnity insurance market to push IFAs down the path towards further consolidation, says Scottish Widows chief executive Archie Kane. Speaking to Money Marketing in his first interview since moving from parent company Lloyds TSB last October, Kane says he generally believes the regulator is […]

Standard speeds up pension service for intermediaries

Standard Life is offering a new service for intermediaries that will allow them easier access to their clients&#39 group and individual pension scheme details. Intermediaries will have access to a new area of the Standard website where they will be able to order information on an individual client. Standard says advisers will be able to […]

FSSC aims to develop compliance role

The Financial Services Skills Council is working with the International Compliance Association to develop new standards for compliance roles in the industry. The FSSC is aiming to develop compliance standards which will ensure that the compliance function “truly safeguards business” and is interested in devising specific exams for compliance. It has started the first stage […]

Richard Verdin on Protection

Selling accident, sickness and unemployment policies to borrowers has become quite a profitable activity for lenders and advisers. However the variety of benefits, terms and conditions has been confusing, to say the least. In July 1999, the Council of Mortgage Lenders and ABI launched a new baseline specification for mortgage payment protection insurance which, unfortunately, […]


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