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Misys has launched a new-look logo for its DBS network to bring it in line with the corporate image of the group following its acquisition in July last year.

The DBS name remains but the font has been changed and the Misys &#39M&#39 will be in the corner to give it the same identity as Countrywide and Kestrel, which are also Misys subsidiaries.

DBS says it took the opportunity to change the logo to coincide with the printing of new stationery to meet N2 requirements.


Ask clients to contact MPs

Having had an excellent IFA for over 30 years, I am now approaching the age 75 trap.Many clients of IFAs may be unaware that they could write to and request that their MP support the Private Member&#39s Bill that seeks to rectify many pension problems.Perhaps IFAs could suggest this course of action to their affected […]

No distinction between agents, says Severn

Polarisation does not make clear that IFAs operate as an agent acting in the best interests of clients, according to head of the FSA polarisation review David Severn.Answering questions from IFAs in this week&#39s MoneyMarketing, Severn said the current regime does not make a distinction between an agent of the provider and an agent of […]

Smile links ethical funds

Online bank Smile has brought together four of the UK&#39s top ethical fund providers under a new single investment product.The new product, offered in conjunction with Co-operative Bank Financial Advisors, combines funds from Friends Provident, Gerrard, Henderson and Norwich Union. Initial charge is 1.375 per cent and annual charge is 1.38 per cent. These charges […]

Property prices boosted by low mortgage rates

House prices jumped by 1.6 per cent in February from the previous month, with the average house price now £94,965, according to figures from Nationwide.It says the propoerty market is showing no evidence of slowing down and price growth is being driven by rising prices in the regions outside London, such as the South-west, East […]

Naming a reward programme

Six tips to get your reward programme name right

by Debra Corey, group reward director  Choosing a name isn’t easy. Whether it’s for your new puppy, a bundle of joy or your reward programme, a name determines a first impression – and often a lasting memory. When it comes to your reward programme, the name will determine how your employees feel about it even before […]


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