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IFAA and Institute of Financial Planning appoint head of education

The IFA Association/ Institute of Financial Planning alliance has appointed Mike Leming as head of education. Leming is charged with promoting professional standards and qualifications in the IFA sector. He will focus on raising awareness of the IFP&#39s Certificate of Financial Planning. The former IFAA technical manager will also be responsible for increasing the membership of the IFP.

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Axa Sun Life calls for increase in stakeholder fees

Axa Sun Life is calling for the stakeholder limit on fees to be increased 50 per cent to pay for independent financial advice.The life office argues that advice is essential before any transfer into a stakeholder plan and wants the maximum annual charge upped to 1.5 per cent.It is also critical of proposals to allow […]

Private Label warns on future of remortgages

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Zifa launches new Eagle Star pension series

Zurich IFA is launching anew pension range offering high early transfer values in a bid to meet Government stakeholder guidelines.It has launched the Eagle Star Series III range which allow planholders to switch to stakeholder in the future without being disadvantaged.The range includes individual and group personal pensions, free standing additional voluntary contributions, executive pensions […]

Introducing Trevor Greetham

Ryan Medlock, Investment Proposition Manager, Royal London Royal London Asset Management’s (RLAM) new head of multi-asset is officially up and running. I want to look at what expertise Trevor brings to the table and how this affects the Governed Portfolios (GPs) and Governed Retirement Income Portfolios (GRIPs). Trevor Greetham joined RLAM in April 2015 from […]

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