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Lambeth launches affinity account with QPR

Lambeth Building Society has teamed up with Queen&#39s Park Rangers to launch a savings account targeted at the football club&#39s supporters.

Lambeth Simply Postal, the by-post arm of the building society, launched the Queen&#39s Park Rangers Savings Account at the club&#39s game against Watford last week.

Lambeth claims the account offers a higher rate than other football affinity accounts.

The accounts have an interest rate of 4.65 per cent for balances of £1,000 to £4,999 and 4.95 per cent on balances of £5,000 to a maximum of £200,000.


Leeds & Holbeck announces record business figures

Leeds & Holbeck Building Society&#39s mortgage lending increased by a record 36 per cent to £538m in 1998.Its savings balance rose £278m to £2.46bn and its total assets increased by 9.8 per cent to £3.12bn.Pre-tax profit increased by 26 per cent to £24.1m

Canada Life new business up nearly 50 per cent

Canada Life&#39s new business figures have increased by almost 50 per cent.The new business figures excluding unit trust and Pep business were up 47.3 per cent on the previous year.The life office says that individual protection business was up almost 50 per cent.The launch of two high income bonds also helped to boost the figures. […]

EFM hires Polhill Communications

Edinburgh Fund Managers has hired Polhill Communications to improve its business profile.Polhill replaces Broadgate. The company says it took the decision because its strategy has changed dramatically since it took over Dunedin Fund managers two year ago. Sales and marketing director Nigel Whittingham says: &#34Today Edinburgh Fund Managers has transformed the nature of its £6.5bn […]

ICS allows claims against nine more firms

The Investors Compensation Scheme is allowing customers of 9 former investment firms to lodge formal applications for compensation.The firms are WJH Dovey Insurance Brokers in Dudley, Staunton Group in Marlow, Solicitors Estate Agency in Paisley, RC Parish in Gloucester, Puttick Pensions & Financial Services in Devon, Broadway Business Services in West Sussex, Banner Assurance Services […]


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