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Clerical Medical takes commercial break

A new £1.5m Clerical Medical TV advertising campaign launches on August 1 and will run for four weeks developing the modern cleric and medic characters introduced last year.

The ad stroryline centres around a professional married couple in their thirties, Paul, a doctor and Kate, a vicar.

The intention is to illustrate how flexible financial products like those offered by Clerical Medical are suitable for lifestyle change like moving to work part time or taking early retirement.

Viewers are given a freephone to help them find an IFA in their area.


Record lending for Rock

Northern Rock has seen record gross lending of £4bn and net lendingof £2.3bn for the first six months of this year. The increase represents a 28.2 per cent jump from £3.1bn last yearand the 16.3 per cent leap in net lending from £2bn helped give thecompany a 7.3 per cent share of UK net mortgage […]

Government won&#39t expand FSA&#39s Equitable inquiry

The Government says it will not force the FSA to expand its investigation into Equitable Life to cover the period between closing to new business last December and last week when it announced it was slashing the value of its pensions.Despite opposition MPs efforts, the Treasury has resisted because it is concerned any expansion of […]

Exchange lands contracts worth £6m

Exchange FS has won three contracts worth £2m each from IFA Chase deVere, Friends Provident and Bank of Ireland Insurance and Investments. The nine-month project to install a back-office system for Chase de Vereaims to make its admin more effective and improve service levels. Exchange FS will create a system customised for Chase de Vere […]

HSBCI Bank aims at pan-European fund

HSBC Bank International has rounded out its range of capital secured growth funds with the introduction of the Pan European growth fund.One of three recent launches, this fund is aimed at experienced investors looking to invest in Europe. It is a Ucits that is based in Jersey and is available to both UK and non-UK […]


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