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LLoyds broker launches DIS scheme

Lloyd&#39s of London broker PYV is launching a group death in service scheme for IFAs to target smaller firms.

Centryst has a minimum premium level of £250 and offers up to £500,000 of cover free from medical evidence subject to a minimum of 10 lives insured.

PYV says IFAs have tended to shun this end of the market when it comes to setting up DIS schemes because of high administration costs, but says Centryst will allow them to do so on a more affordable basis.


The choice of reason

As a cynic, I believe CP121 is a done deal. But I would hope that the detail required to bring the new regime to life will be sufficiently clear to enable firms and their advi-sers to move forward.The planning needed for the new regime is going to be fundamental for each and every IFA practice. […]

Premier Asset Management – Premier UK Income & Growth Plan

Wednesday, February 27, 2002Type: Closed-ended investment companyAim: Income or growth by investing in Premier equity and growthMinimum investment: Lump sum £7,000Place of registration: DublinInvestment split: 100% in Premier equity and growthGuarantee: Capital returned in full at end of term provided the FTSE100 does not fall by more than 25%Yield: Choice of 0.6% a month, 7.5% […]

Isis technology VCT axed as it falls short of target

Isis technology became the third VCT to be pulled from the market in less than a month on Monday, having raised just £309,000 since it was set up four months ago.The fund, which had aimed to raise £25m, was one of only two remaining VCTs not to have reached its minimum subscription and should be […]

Foot on the peddle

So now we have it from the horse&#39s mouth. After years of boasting about “qualitative” research and promotion of the “best” products, Peter Hargreaves has finally admitted his firm has never been independent but multi-tied (Money Marketing, February 14).Those of us who criticised Hargreaves Lansdown and other so-called national IFAs as product peddlers have been […]


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