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Legal & General – Inflation Protected Deposit Bond 1

Legal & General – Inflation Protected Deposit Bond 1

Type: Structured deposit

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the UK Retail Price index

Minimum-maximum investment: £500-no maximum, Isa £5,340

Term: Five years

Return: The greater of 17.5% of the original investment or 100% of the growth in the UK Retail Price index between November 2011 and November 2016

Protection: Original capital returned in full along with 17.5% minimum return regardless of the performance of the index

Closing date: January 6, 2012, December 23, 2012 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 2.5%

Tel: 0845 273 0008


Nationwide: ‘BTL not edging out FTBs’

Nationwide group distribution director Matthew Wyles (pictured) has rubbished claims that increased buy-to-let activity is edging first-time buyers out of the owner occupied market. Speaking on a panel of mortgage lenders at the Sesame Symposium in London earlier this week, Wyles said first-time buyers are instead restrained by strict lending criteria and an inability to […]

‘We need a joined-up agenda on housing policy’

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association says the lack of a joined-up approach on housing policy between Government departments and the FSA must be addressed. It has urged the Government and the FSA to take a single stance on housing policy and to recognise the importance of the sector to the UK economy. Speaking at the […]


Getting social media to work for your firm

News that millions of  Brits are addicted to their smart-phones and other online devices should spark some soul searching. It’s not just kids that are embracing the new technology. More than half of 65 to 74 year olds are now on the web, according to new Ofcom research, with up to a third of the […]


Germany slams UK for shunning EU ‘Robin Hood’ tax

Germany’s political leaders have attacked the UK’s opposition to introducing a financial transaction tax within the European Union. According to the Guardian, ahead of a meeting between German chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister David Cameron in Berlin yesterday, Merkel said she would not let the UK “get away” with not supporting the tax. The […]

Choose life…

Sarah Scott  – Marketing Consultant, Royal London  This month sees the return of Renton, Sickboy, Begbie and Spud in the sequel to the film Trainspotting. Just over 20 years later, we return to see exactly how life treated the characters whose lifestyle was less than ideal back in 1996. Did they choose a job, choose […]


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