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Mentor Corp targets IFAs

Mentor Corporation is rolling-out its business services to IFAs. The firm which provides corporate structuring, business risk assessment audits and employee benefit management is targeting IFAs in corporate and high-net-worth markets.

Mentor also offers products to assist small to medium size IFA firms with health and safety, director and officer liability coverage, employee assistance programmes, corporate finance and company car tax modelling.


Framlington – UK Smaller Cmpanies

Monday, 9 April.Type: Unit trust.Aim: Growth by investing in the UK smaller companies sector.Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000 monthly £50.Investment split: 100 per cent in UK smaller companies sector.Isa link: Yes.Pep transfers: Yes.Charges: Initial 5.25 per cent, annual 1.5 per cent.Special offer: Initial charge reduced to 4.25 per cent for lump sum investments.Offer period: Until […]

CA relegates league as FSA rejects compulsion

The Consumers&#39 Association has attacked the FSA&#39s proposed league tables, saying they will be seriously undermined because there is no compulsion for product providers to participate. If firms are not compelled to hand over information about their product ranges, the tables will not offer a complete or accurate picture of the marketplace, says the CA. […]

Employer guide to stakeholder survival

The Confederation of British Industry and law firm Hammond Suddards Edge have produced an employer&#39s guide to stakeholder. The stakeholder survival guide is aimed at helping businesses legally bound to offer the new pension scheme, helping them educate employees about the need to make provision for their retirement. The booklet explains the new obligations on […]

Killik provides stakeholder for children

Stockbroker Killik & Co has joined forces with Scottish Widows to provide a stakeholder plan that is designed to provide savings for children.The stakeholder pension is aimed at affluent clients who already have a pension but who want to set aside money for their children or grandchildren. There are no age restrictions on stakeholder pensions, […]

Flexible reversionary trusts and estate planning

The suitability of different estate planning solutions will depend on the individual’s own circumstances, needs and objectives. When considering the different solutions available there is a trade-off between inheritance tax (IHT) efficiency and access. Overall a flexible reversionary trust provides a greater level of flexibility than a discounted gift trust and can offer individuals a […]


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