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Ernst & Young appoints Winckler

Ernst & Young has appointed Andrew Winckler as chairman of its newly created UK financial services regulatory group.

Winckler resigned as chief executive of the SIB/FSA in January this year.

Ernst & Young&#39s financial practice managing partner David Cannon says: &#34Regulatory issues are an increasingly critical ingredient of successful business development globally. This group has been created to provide clients with advice on the regulatory implications of their plans and strategies.&#34


ScotEq push for early pension provision

Scottish Equitable is enlisting the support of IFAs in a drive to convince the public of the dramatic benefits of taking a pension out at an early age.The life office is distributing a series of leaflets to IFAs to help them warn the public of the high price they will pay in benefit terms if […]

Bank of Ireland introduces its first Sipp

PENSIONSBank of IrelandType: Full Sipp offering streamlined lending facility and trustee bank account through Bank of Ireland.Minimum investment: None.Administrator: AJ Bell Ltd.Charges: Establishment fee – £250 plus vat. monthly – £30 plus vat.Options: Income drawdown and phased retirement.Commission: 0.25 per cent of cash balances.Tel: 0161 876 8706.

Aon merges consulting businesses

Aon Consulting is merging its consulting operations into a new one-stop pensions and investment division.Former regional director for London Maurice Dyson will head the new division.The move brings the actuarial and benefits consulting, pensions administration and investment consulting practices together.Midlands regional director Steve Carlisle will succeed Dyson in the London post.Gordon Clark will head the […]

Prime Health adds travel insurance to its group PMI

Prime HealthPRIVATE MEDICAL INSURANCEType: Addition of worldwide travel insurance option to its group PMI plans – Company Primecare and Company Primecare SuperSaver. Premiums start at £4.50 a month and cover includes employees&#39 families.Tel: 0800 252369.


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