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Millfield in estate agent tie-up

Millfield Group is signing a deal with London-based estate agent Chesterton Residential to offer independent advice to its clients. The strategic alliance will see clients from Chesterton&#39s 17 London offices given access to Millfield&#39s 280 mortgage advisers.

Millfield chief executive Paul Tebbutt says: “We are delighted that Chestertons has chosen to work with Millfield on this venture.”

Chesterton Residential managing director David Taylor says: “This is a landmark move for us. Independent mortgage advice is a fundamental customer need.”


Long-term plans

Convertibility, extendibility and renewability options, in their various forms, are an established part of the financial planning scene. They enable clients to extend the period or alter the nature – with traditional convertible term plans the change was from temporary insurance to endowment or whole-life – of the cover provided at a predetermined age or […]

McCarthy stakes out his territory

Are we beginning to see the first signs of a hard-hitting watchdog which will not do its master&#39s bidding if it does not agree with the command? FSA chairman Callum McCarthy used his first press interview to voice personal concerns over selling stakeholder products without advice. He seems to have set himself up for a […]

Not such great expectations

Despite all the caveats on policy projections, such as “the returns are not guaranteed” and “you could get back more or less than this”, clients are heavily influenced by the figures provided. They will often quote the figures, particularly the highest one, and regard them as their minimum expectation at maturity. It is clearly very […]

&#39Brown stands to gain £7.2bn from £1.4m lifetime limit&#39

Chancellor Gordon Brown could receive a £7.2bn boost in tax revenue a year by leaving the proposed lifetime pension limit at £1.4m, says a leading accountancy firm. Figures from Numerica show that if the limit stays at the level proposed by the Government rather than the £2m demanded by the industry, the Treasury would reap […]


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