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Money Marketing this week relaunches…

Money Marketing this week relaunches the Money Marketing Focus surveys to concentrate on comment and analysis on product issues.

Money Marketing Focus lists new pension, protection, investment and mortgage products launched each month with a comprehensive overview of each market sector.

The Focus will look in depth at a major product issue. This month we highlight the pitfalls on advising on pension fund investment in uncertain stockmarkets. For Focus subscription queries please call 020 7292 3730.

Our panel look at Boots&#39 pension fund&#39s switch out of equities, comparison tables and Opra fines, plus: Charcol&#39s Roderic Rennison looks for Whitehall help on the 1 per cent stricture


Lombard goes through investment phase

Lombard International Assurance has introduced the phased investment programme, an offshore bond that is designed to reassure investors who are concerned about stockmarket volatility.Economic uncertainty has meant some have been tempted to stay away from the stockmarket and may be losing out at a time when share prices are low.This bond aims to remedy that […]

A-Z for Zifa as it maps out new path

Having revamped the old Allied Dunbar tied network, Zurich&#39s IFA arm under new boss Jim Reeve will be drawing on the tied side to boost its IFA offering. Reeve took over as managing director at Zifa in August following the retirement of Jerry Grayburn. Reeve was marketing director at Zifa and has been with the […]

FSA guide aids IFAs on FSAVC review

The FSA is issuing a fifth bulletin giving IFA firms guidance on the requirements of the FSAVC review. The latest guidance follows the publication of procedures and standards to be used by firms when conducting the review in May. The review is a focused exercise similar to that used for phase two of the pension […]

New faces join Hazell Carr to prepare for pensions consultancy market

Actuarial services company Hazell Carr has made three new appointments as part of its preparation to enter the pensions consultancy market. Robin von Holdt is to become pensions consulting business manager, Michael Rudge joins the firm as head of branch development and Roger Hunt is taking over as head of IT. Von Holdt is moving […]


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