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Desperately Seeking Sexy IFAs

Women’s consumer title New Woman is in search of sexy male IFAs to take part in a topless magazine spread for its March issue, showcasing the toned torsos of the financial advice industry.

If IFAs believe they can rise to the challenge please contact Helen Monks on by December 13.


OAPs struggling on 5k per year, says Pru

Worrying new research from the Pru shows 17 per cent of OAPs are living on under 5,000 a year.Almost one in five pensioners retirement income does not allow them to meet their financial commitments and live a comfortable life, according to the research. A third of pensioners live on under 7,500 per year and nearly […]

Pink to acquire DLP network members

Pink Home Loans is absorbing all Direct Life & Pension Services’ appointed representatives in a deal it says will push it into the top five mortgage networks.Both firms will continue to trade as separate entities and Pink will service the mortgage business while DLPS will handle the protection side. The combined network will trade as […]

Friends and HBOS invest into Thinc Destini

Thinc Destini has been valued at 109m following a multi-million pound investment by financial services insititutions, including Friends Provident and HBOS.Prudential has also backed the firm by providing a financial support package which Thinc Destini says will “revolutionise the way we buy our financial services.”Annual turnover is currently at 45m.Thinc Destini group chief executive Simon […]

Oil industry: only the fittest will survive

The actions of OPEC have forced the oil supply to fall and producers to cut costs and rationalise, says Richard Hulf In an interview with journalist Alexis Xydias, Richard Hulf, manager of the Artemis Global Energy Fund, explains the impact of the fall in the oil price on energy companies. Alexis also quizzes Richard on […]


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