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Leeson made redundant at ScotEq

Scottish Equitable has made its head of international sales Richard Leeson redundant as part of a merger of its on and offshore sales teams. The news comes despite a 32 per cent increase in offshore sales for the first six months of the year.


Misys support service aims to help mid-size firms grow

Misys IFA Services is introducing a new service to help medium-sized firms become bigger regional IFA businesses.The “hub proposition” aims to provide the support that firms with 10-20 RIs need to come together to build a single bigger business.Support on offer will primarily be financial and marketing although more detailed plans are to be announced […]

Correspondent&#39s week

I drift into consciousness to the strains of Bridge Over Troubled Waters.It is still dark so it must be a weekday – it is, it is Monday.Within minutes, I am rehearsing my speech for the Women&#39s IFA Group Award dinner. I say speech but the four other finalists and I have been asked to speak […]

nvesta links bond to index duo

nvesta has unveiled the safety first plan, a guaranteed equity bond that is linked to the FTSE 100 and S&P 500 indices over a three-year term. The bond provides a choice of annual income at 8 per cent, monthly income at 0.62 per cent a year or growth at 26 per cent at the end […]

Roving Fidelity fund in bid to be a world beater

Fidelity is bolstering its fund range for the Isa season with a high-risk, global equity fund with a “go anywhere” mandate looking at global sector and stock-specific factors.The global focus fund will seek high returns from investing in stocks in any region or country according to the best ideas of manager Brenda Reed, who will […]


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