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National Savings launch annual report on webcast

National Savings has become the first UK Government Department to launch its annual report with a pre-recorded webcast.

The webcast features the chief executive, finance director, commercial director and sourcing director discussing the last financial year and looking forward to what the future holds for National Savings.

National savings chief executive Peter Bureau says "This webcast underlines our commitment to be open and straightforward with savers, and meets our obligation to inform people how the business of National Savings is doing."

The webcast is available until December 6 and can be viewed at


L&G survey highlights housebuyer confusion

Only a quarter of homeowners are aware of Government proposals to change housebuying rules according to a survey by Legal & General. Legal & General claim homeowners need to be educated about the changes, brought about by the introduction of Sellers Packs, if the proposals are to be successfully implemented. The Government hopes Sellers Packs […]

FSA proposes early introduction of compensation scheme

The FSA is proposing an early start for the new single financial services compensation scheme. It wants to introduce the FSCS in February 2001 ahead of the full implementation of the Financial Services and Markets Act . Under the proposals the new scheme would replace the Investors Compensation Scheme and other existing schemes would arrange […]

ScotEq says share plan business will boom

Scottish Equitable believes that reforms in emp loyee share ownership schemes ann oun ced in last week&#39s pre-Budget statement will boost the high-net-worth individual investment market, providing IFAs with good business opportunities.The changes will see an increase in the number of employees of small businesses who are eligible to receive shares under the Government&#39s enterprise […]

Timetable for change

The changes announced in Gordon Brown&#39s pre-Bud get report represent the most radical shake-up of retail financial services for more than 12 years.The first phase will bring the abolition of polarisation for sales of stakeholder, Cat marked Isas and fund supermarket products.It will allow tied age nts to sell products from more than one provider […]


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