View more on these topics

Egg to open branches says the FT

Online bank Egg is considering abandoning its internet only strategy by setting up a network of branches according to the Financial Times.

The move is the latest in a series of internet based companies such as stock broker Charles Schwab to concede a high street presence is necessary.

Egg chief executive Mike Harris says "There are 12 million people who are happy to use the bank that has a presence on the internet, on the phone and with cash machines but what about the other 28m?"

Recommended

PIFC stakeholder site targeted at employers

Employee benefits specialist PIFC Consultants is setting up a website dedicated to stakeholder pensions and featuring a decision tree geared specifically at employers. PIFC says the move is in response to the low level of understanding among UK businesses about the introduction and impact of stakeholder which employers must make available to staff from October […]

Pinnacle Insurance – The Protected Bonus Bond Plus

Monday, 27th November 2000.Aim: Growth linked to the Nasdaq100.Minimum-maximum investment: £7,500-£250,000.Term: Five years.Guarantee: Capital returned in full at end of term even if Nasdaq100 falls.Return: Capital returned in full along with a minimum of 20 per cent ofgrowth in index, subject to a maximum of 90 per cent net of basic rate tax.Closing date: December […]

iShares bring in new US-style fund

Woodward adds: “iShares is trying to replicate the success in other countries of exchange traded funds. It is probably easier in the US because of the range of execution only stockbrokers over there. Lots of retail investors in the UK have not used a stockbroker and so I think that there is some chance that […]

Aberdeen Asset Managers – European Growth & Income Trust

Tuesday, 28th November 2000.Type: Split capital investment trust.Aim: Growth and income by investing in continental European equities, bonds and other high yielding stocks.Investment split: Income shares 28 per cent, zero dividend preference shares 20 per cent, capital shares 9.5 per cent, bank debt 42.5 per cent.Yield: Income shares 10.5 per cent per annum, zero dividend […]

Retirement - thumbnail

(Another) downhill stroll — retirement planning

A report published this morning by the CIPD (CIPD Employee Outlook March 2015) provides yet more interesting data to the changing landscape of retirement planning. It should be remembered that we are in a period of genuine flux here given that the default retirement age was scrapped three years ago, and new pension freedoms come online in April. Both of these alterations will have a huge impact on how employees plan for their retirement.

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com