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Dividends to be included in lost property register

The Unclaimed Assets Register which keeps data on owners of lost or forgotten life policies, pensions and unit trusts is being extended to include unclaimed dividends and related securities believed to be worth over £3bn.

This move is being supported by ProShare, an organisation supporting wider share ownership, the Investor Relations Society and the Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers.

UAR&#39s database can be searched by people who think they may have unclaimed financial assets for a fee.


Manchester Building Society – Flexible Tracker Scheme 1

Monday, 13 August 2001.Type: Flexible tracker mortgage.Tracker term: 5 years.Tracker rate: Bank of England base rate plus 0.7 per cent.Minimum loan: £80,000.Maximum loan: Up to 80 per cent of valuation subject to a maximum of £500,000.Income multiples: Three times principal income plus second or 2.5 times joint.Features: Overpayments, payment holidays, lump sum withdrawals, interest calculated […] –

Friday, 17 August 2001. Type: ASU mortgage protection plan. Maximum benefit: £2,500 a month. Benefit payment term: Up to two years. Deferred period: 30 days. Premium: £2.50 per £100 of unemployment or disability cover and £4.50 per £100 of combined unemployment and disability cover for one years benefit. £3 per £100 of unemployment or disability […]

Douglas Black

Born: Bicester, Oxfordshire,June 8, 1957 Lives: Pimlico, London with wife, no children. Age: 44. Education: Administration degree at University of Aston, Birmingham. Career: 1978-82: trainee chartered accountant at KPMG, 1982-83: tutor at Financial Training, 1983-85: group accountant at Standard Chart-ered, 1985-88: group financial director at SGL Communications, 1988-94: management consultant at Pricewaterhousecoopers, 1995-96: finance director […]

Pink Home Loans ties it up

Pink Home Loans has introduced a two-year fixed rate mortgage that has an extended tie-in for three years. The mortgage is open to all borrowers for loans of up to 95 per cent of valuation. It is fixed at 4.75 per cent for two years and borrowers who pay off the mortgage during the first […]

The investment clock

While Trump blazes blond in the political foreground, it’s easy to overlook the economic background to the new political dimension of 2017. Political risk will be a feature of the year: the unpredictable and untested Trump administration has already created uncertainty, which is unlikely to diminish, especially if protectionist rhetoric starts to outweigh promises of […]


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