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Fundsnetwork combines teams

Fundsnetwork is amalgam-ating its sales and market-ing teams. Head of sales Simon Burgess and north regional sales manager Jacki Platt are leaving. Head of marketing Rob Fisher will run the team and further job cuts are expected.


Hutton pledge on protected rights

The Government has allayed fears of another pension U-turn by pledging to press ahead with protected rights changes proposed by the DWP.The move could eventually enable an estimated 10 to 12 million people, with between £75bn and £100bn in protected rights savings, to invest the money in Sipps.The DWP announced proposals in a consultation paper […]

Passing trade

I am now turning my attention away from pensions towards corporate planning issues, starting with a subject known to many advisers as director share purchase although this is not entirely accurate.

Advisers missing out on £2.3bn of business

Life company Partnership Assurance has warned that advisers are missing a huge business opportunity.It estimates that over £2.3bn a year is spent by individuals on long term care, with only a tiny proportion being funded through financial products.It says that as people are living longer and one in three will need care, and with the […]


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