Friends of Lifesearch’s Kevin Carr have been asked to get stanzas ready for his long-awaited 30th birthday next weekend.The protection expert has upped the ante for his birthday celebrations in a way only he is brave enough to endure. Dissatisfied with the usual drunken debauchery and silliness, Carr has opened himself up to abuse in rhyme. All party guests must write a poem somehow relating to Carr or his birthday. A lovely idea, and, yes, more personal than buying a greeting card. He then increases the risk by defining: “There are no rules. Your poems can be as polite or rude as you like.” Oh dear, are you sure that’s a good idea, Kevin?
Home reversion is to be regulated by the FSA, after an announcement in the Queen’s Speech this week, putting it on an equal footing with lifetime mortgages.
Norwich Union has enhanced its fund range by introducing four manager of manager Oeic funds that are also available through the companys life products.
Tenet networks have taken over from Berkeley as the most popular network with members, according to research by Henry Samuels Marketing Services.
Standard Life Investments is closing two specialist offshore property funds, which are now fully invested across £2.3bn assets previously held in its life fund.
The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) recently published its 40th annual survey of workplace pensions. The survey looks at both defined benefit and defined contribution schemes.
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