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Hip code of practice

The Association of Home Information Pack Providers is to launch a voluntary code of practice for Hips which all its members will subscribe to.


Administrators in at SRB

Special Risks Bureau has gone into administration following its acquisition by Risk Placement Services. RPS bought the niche insurance brokerage for an undisclosed sum last month in a deal that saw it take on SRB’s assets but not liabilities. RPS deputy managing director Geoff Tresman says it will honour any claims going through but any […]

IFAs could have hedge role

Advisers can be the “gatekeepers” to allowing the average investor to benefit from the high returns delivered by hedge funds, says John Redwood. Speaking at a meeting with the IFA Defence Union, the MP said the Tories are looking at ways to give more people access to hedge funds. He said IFAs need to be […]

Pru targets churners

Prudential is looking to actively engage advisers it has identified as carrying out unusually high levels of transfer business in a move it hopes will encourage best practice in the industry. Pru says its campaign has the backing of Aifa and the Personal Finance Society and is a rallying cry to the industry to improve […]


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