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Guinness Asset Management – Guinness EIS Fund 3

Guinness Asset Management – Guinness EIS Fund 3

Type: Enterprise investments scheme fund

Aim: Growth by investing in unquoted UK companies in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors

Minimum investment: Lump sum £10,000

Closing date: June 30, 2012

Charges: Initial 5%, annual 2% for five years from April 6, 2012, performance fee 20%

Commission: Initial up to 3%

Tel: 020 7222 3475



FSA bans and fines Scottish broker £335k for fraud

The FSA has banned and fined an insurance broker £335,204 for retaining insurance premiums to pay staff salaries and fund his lifestyle. Donald Morgan Insurance Services partner Donald McKee Morgan has been banned alongside his wife Janet Morgan, the only other partner at DMIS. Janet Morgan took no active part in the affairs of the […]


Former pensions minister Wicks calls for ‘social insurance system’

The welfare state should be overhauled and replaced with a social insurance system delivered through individual accounts which modernise the contributory principle and restore confidence in the system, according to former pensions minister Malcolm Wicks. In a paper published today and based on speech he gave at the Institute for Public Policy Research in April, […]

Willis Owen scraps price pledge after trail payback

Willis Owen has ditched its price pledge offer for investors after returning the trail commission to investors in half of the funds involved in the offer for the past year. The firm launched its price pledge offer in February 2011. It promised to refund the trail commission to investors if the value of the fund […]


Aviva chief exec Andrew Moss quits

Aviva chief executive Andrew Moss has stepped down with immediate effect following last week’s shareholder rebellion over executive pay. Chairman designate John McFarlane becomes interim executive deputy chairman and from July 1 will be made executive chairman while a new chief executive is found. Once a new chief executive is appointed, a process the firm […]

Pensions Dashboards around the World

Steve Webb’s latest policy paper British savers risk being left in the ‘slow lane’ unless the UK Government takes a more active role in ensuring the successful delivery of a Pensions Dashboard. The report, ‘Pensions Dashboards around the World’, coincided with a major conference that was held on Monday 16 May and brought together experts […]


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