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L&G offers high income Isa

Summing up Jackson says: "I think that this product will do well on the market," while Buswell concludes: "The introduction of this product shows good timing from a good company with a sound reputation. As I said earlier I just see all those Barclays account holders being hit with this product and I expect it will take an awful lot of money."

Alan Buswell, proprietor, Glenburn Financial Services, David Wingar, partner, Courts Independent Financial Management, Rob Jackson, IFA, Kensington Investment Management.


New Star Asset Management appoints new staff

New Star Asset Management is appointing Mark Skinner, currently Norwich Union&#39s sales and marketing director for investment funds, as its retail managing director of sales and marketing. Norwich Union head of sales Mark Hilliam and head of national accounts and partnerships Greg Jones will both join Skinner at New Star in May. New Star chairman […]

Fleming Isa aims high

Chase Fleming Asset Management has introduced its Fleming funds individual savings account (Isa) to allow clients to make tax-efficient investments into a range of 17 Fleming funds for the first time. There are two ways that clients can invest. They can invest in either of the specially created European portfolio or technology portfolio. These allow […]

AITC committee members elected

Lough Callahan and Rod Birkett have been elected to the Association of Investment Trust Companies executive committee, replacing Andrew Baker and Richard Barfield. Callahan is chairman of the European Technology and Income Company, a director of Tribune Trust and an investment fund consultant with Ernst & Young. Birkett is managing director of Chase Fleming Asset […]

Alun Beynon

Regular readers of this column will be familiar with experts from a multitude of different areas airing their views on why their particular area of expertise holds the key to the future prosperity of the IFA market. The fact is that of all the areas of personal finance, protection possibly represents the one which is […]


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