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Money Marketing awards in March

The Money Marketing Financial Services Awards, run in partnership with The Exchange, will be presented on March 29 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London&#39s Park Lane.

There are nine award categories including Campaign of the Year and Best Use of New Media by an IFA.

Entries for the awards must be submitted by January 19, 2000. A copy of the Call for Entries brochure can be obtained from Katie Long at Centaur Events (telephone: 020 7970; fax: 020 7970 4797; email


RSA strives for flexibility

Royal & Sun Alliance is expanding its range of investment bonds with its lifestyle bond.This single premium investment bond has 20 fund links, including unit linked funds, income distribution funds and a with-profits fund. With-profits bonuses can be reinvested into the various unit-linked funds that cover a range of sectors and risk profiles.Investors can base […]

Ellis says &#39IFAs will be massacred by multi-ties&#39

Multi-ties would massacre IFAs, claims LIA public affairs director John Ellis. He says the introduction of multi-ties would be the worst-case scenario of the second round of the polarisation review and would leave IFAs the poor relation to tied agents that secure several deals with direct providers. Ellis says: “The introduction of multi-ties would massacre […]

Home is where the hearth is

Taking out a mortgage is becoming far more than just borrowing money to buy a house. Current account mortgages are expanding the bou ndaries and lenders want IFAs to come on board. There are now four main lenders which provide flexible mortgages on a current acc ount basis – Halifax&#39s Intell igent Finance, Virgin One, […]

Bristol & West announces lower capped rates

Bristol & West has announced a mortgage with a rate of 3.99 per cent, capped to February 2002. The capped rate is followed by a 1.75 per cent discount off the standard variable rate for a further 12 months, and is available for loans of a minimum £100,000. B&W is also offering a two year […]

Bonds in 2017: Stick or twist?

Royal London Asset Management Bond Fund Managers Paola Binns and Craig Inches look at why short duration could be a key tactic for fixed income investors during 2017. Read the full article here The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up and investors […]


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