Money Wise IFA director David Underwood is retiring and is being replaced by new recruit Richard Armstrong, who joins from Regent IFA. Underwood will continue working for the firm in a part-time mortgage adviser role.
Capita has picked up the contract to deliver Co-Operative Insurance Services business processing around 5m new policies.The new business win sees Capita now processing between 13m and 14m policies under administration.Capita will deliver customer services, policy administration, new business and claims activities and their associated technologies across CIS’s life and pensions and unit trust operations. […]
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