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Job cuts loom at Money Partners

Money Partners has confirmed it is to consult with staff on a move which could see up to 65 jobs cut.


Still hanging on the phone

I was very interested in the article ‘Back-book causes backlog at ‘overloaded’ Windsor’ (14 February), as I have experienced the problem first-hand. Our client is transferring the proceeds of a pension plan to Norwich Union so that he can crystallise his benefits. The relevant papers were received by Windsor Life on 4 January 2008. The […]

Advisers shunned as small firms get help on corporation tax

Aifa director general Chris Cummings has hit out at Chancellor Alistair Darling for announcing measures to mitigate increases in small business corporation tax for some industries but not advisers.In last week’s Budget, the Chancellor set out a number of concessions to small businesses to help soften the increase in corporation tax on small firms from […]

A word to the wise

I am clearly not the only person in the UK wondering exactly what the difference is between generic financial advice and money guidance, the former having been dropped in favour of the latter by Otto Thoresen.

Meteor and Blue Sky bank on shares

Blue Sky Asset Management and Meteor Asset Management have introduced capital-protected bonds that are based on a share basket comprising five major UK banks.


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