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Many a Sipp

It could have been one of the more interesting case studies to appear in a national newspaper after Hargreaves Lansdown called a client in Norwich who had bought a Sipp.

The firm was looking for a family to appear in an article for the Daily Tele-graph but they had chosen the wrong couple.

“I did consider long and hard,” explains Tony Hazzell, editor of the Daily Mail&#39s Money Mail section. “The idea of us dressing up in Norwich City footie shirts and putting on fake tattoos and earrings through the nose for a Telegraph photo shoot was very tempting but I declined in the end.”


Norwich Union term and mortgage life insurance reprice

Norwich Union is repricing its term and mortgage life insurance as of October 4. Term assurance will on average decrease by 0.45 per cent. Mortgage life assurance – no options – will decrease on average by 1.67 per cent. Mortgage life insurance with guaranteed critical illness option will decrease on average by 3.8 per cent. […]

Wesleyan widens business to IFAs

Wesleyan Assurance is entering the broader IFA market offering its with-profits and unit-linked investment products to a select group of IFAs. The move will see the life office, which has traditionally distributed its products direct or through its own medical specialist IFA business, sell its funds through up to 10 national IFAs. The accounts will […]

Survey shows consumers want simple risk indicators

Consumers are keen to be provided with simple risk indicators to help them make investment decisions, according to a joint investigation by Cicero Consulting and Brahm Research. The two financial policy specialists investigated some of the key conclusions of the Treasury select committee report into restoring confidence in long-term savings. They found that 84 per […]

Track record is key for Baronsmead

ISIS ASSET MANAGEMENT Baronsmead VCT 2 C Shares Type: Venture capital trust Aim: Growth by investing in established unquoted UK companies Minimum investment: Lump sum £3,000 Closing date: January 28, 2005 Special offer: Extra 1% allocation of shares Offer period: Until October 15, 2004 Charges: Initial 5%, annual 2% Commission: Initial 3% Tel: 0845 799 […]


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