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Misys stresses tax benefits of donations

The Giving Campaign is teaming up with Misys to help raise awareness amongst IFAs of the tax benefits of making charitable donations available to their clients.

Information about share and payroll giving, gift aid, legacies and trusts will be distributed to members of the mega network this month.

Misys IFA Services head of marketing Andrew Oliver says: “There are a number of tax breaks on offer for donors and it makes sense that our members, many of whom themselves regularly give to charity, are fully briefed on the ways in which giving relates to tax and financial planning.”


Over half of L&G&#39s life protection business submitted online

More than half of Legal & General&#39s life protection is submitted online by intermediaries using the company&#39s e-trading facilities. L&G says its online term assurance and e-protection services, launched in April, give advisers a straightforward way to complete transactions electronically. Housing and protection director says: “We have worked closely with advisers to develop relevant technology […]

Lending in July hits record £21.8bn

Mortgage lending in July totalled a record £21.8 billion, up 41 per cent from £15.5m reached at the same time last year and up from £17.1bn in June according to the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders. It says with fears of interest rates rises receding 82 per cent of borrowers opted for […]

Britannia International – Guaranteed Capital Equity Bond Issue 10

Wednesday, 21 August, 2002 Type: Guaranteed equity bond Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000 Place of registration: Isle of Man Investment split: 100% linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index Guarantee: Capital returned in full regardless of the performance of the index Yield: […]

Lenders &#39staggered&#39 by FSA distribution claim

Lenders and brokers have rejected the FSA claim that less than half of all mortgages are arranged through intermediaries, saying it is a minimum of 50 per cent of all loans. In CP146, The FSA&#39s App-roach to Regulating Mortgage Sales, the regulator states that while requiring independent mortgage intermediaries to advise on the whole of […]

Who cares?

By Tracey Dickson, marketing consultant There are almost 7 million carers in the UK – that’s around 10 per cent of the population who provide unpaid care for a disabled, seriously ill or older loved one.1 But according to a report from the charity Carers UK, 20 per cent of people providing 50 hours or more of care […]


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