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Jupiter expands IFA support service

Jupiter has made two new recruits to its broker support team, as part of the restructure and expansion of its IFA support services.

Louise Fish joins from F&C investment management, and will be responsible for broker support in the south west of England.

Pritie Sharma joins from Chase de Vere Investments, and will be responsible for broker support in the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.


ScotEq extends range

Scottish Equitable Protect is adding income and unemployment products to its protection range to extend the scope of its menu-based protection suite.The income product, which ScotEq says has been designed specifically with IFAs in mind, is available through its mortgage, personal and business menus, while its unemployment cover can only be accessed through the mortgage […]

Inside Edge

What are the essential themes we need to present to the Sandler review? Essentially, the thrust of what the LIA is saying is that commentators are right to point to weak or patchy consumer influence in our business. What&#39s new? The insurance and related industries have been tackling these issues for the best part of […]

Global growth to fall to 1.3 per cent in 2001

Global growth will fall to 1.3 per cent in 2001 from 4 per cent in 2000, according to predictions from the Word Bank.The World Bank is forecasting that East Asian output will only grow by 4.6 per cent in 2001, down from 7.3 per cent in 2000, while the Japanese economy will shrink by 0.8 […]

Torquil Clark cautious welcome for comparative tables

Torquil Clark is welcoming the FSA&#39s comparative tables which went live earlier today, but is concerned on the tables&#39 lack of information on past performance and investment risk.Pensions development manager Tom McPhail says: “While we are very pleased to see the FSA taking these steps to educate consumers, we do not believe that the tables […]


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