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Doctors Direct – Doctors Direct

Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Aim: Growth by investing in healthcare providers

Minimum investment: Lump sum £2,000

Opening/closing date: July 17, 2002/August 17, 2002

Charges: Implicit

Commission: None

Tel: 020 7736 0409


Berkeley Alexander adapts PMI

Berkeley Alexander has established an individual private medical insurance plan that features elements of critical illness cover and healthcare cash plans.The plan, hospitalCARE, limits cover to key conditions and also limits the benefits up to a specific monetary amount. Annual premiums range from £153.43 to £1,022.39 and monthly premiums range from £12.79 to £85.20, depending […]

&#39Life companies cutting WP payouts by stealth&#39

IFAs have attacked life companies for being uncooperative and sneaking in changes to with-profits market value reductions and payouts by the back door.The attack follows Norwich Union&#39s announcement last week that it was cutting with-profits payouts by 5 per cent, attracting widespread media coverage but IFAs claim that other companies have been making similar changes […]

Platinum Capital Management – Platinum 110% Protected Plus Fund

Monday, 29 July 2002 Type: Single premium bond Aim: Growth by investing in zero coupon US Treasury bonds and hedge funds Minimum investment: Lump sum $50,000, euros 50,000 Place of registration: Cayman Islands Investment split: 100% in zero coupon US Treasury bonds and hedge funds Guarantee: 110% of initial investment returned at end of five […]

College putting competence system online

The Financial Services Training College is setting up a new online training and assessment system.Ensure has been developed over two and a half years at a cost of £3m. The system aims to pick up and address development needs while keeping managers informed about the progress of staff members.It is tailored to suit individual companies […]


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