Wednesday, 4th April 2001.
Type: Cash mini Isa for Tessa maturities.
Aim: Growth linked to the FTSE 100 index.
Minimum investment: £5,000.
Maximum investment: £12,000.
Commission: Initial 3 per cent.
Tel: 0870 2414691.
Wednesday, 4th April 2001.
Thursday, 5 April 2001Type: Unit trust.Aim: Income and growth by investing in the equity income fund, zero preference fund and capital growth fund.Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,500.Investment split: Equity income fund 50 per cent, zero preference fund 25 per cent, capital growth fund 25 per cent.Yield: 2.74 per cent.Isa link: Yes.Pep transfers: Yes.Charges: Initial 5 […]
New online services firm Pensions Treasury is aiming to help IFAs attack the markets which are generally dominated by employee benefit consultants. Former Hargreaves Lansdown head of e-commerce Mark Rowlands is managing director of the firm which matches big employers wanting to ensure they are stakeholder-compliant with IFAs who advise on stakeholder and group personal […]
Mortgage firms target credit-impairedInter-Alliance Mortgage Service and Preferred Mortgages are teaming up to offer a step-down adverse-credit mortgage. The mortgage allows borrowers with a poor credit history to move to a lower rate of interest as their credit status improves, eliminating the need to remortgage and giving an incentive to make punctual mortgage payments. The […]
Friday, 9 April.Type: Group stakeholder pension.Minimum premium: £20.Minimum group size: 1.Minimum-maximum ages: 16-74.Fund links: Stakeholder with-profits, balanced managed, UK index tracker fund, sustainable future managed, retirement protection, deposit, defensive managed, UK equity, European equity, US equity, global bond, global equity, Pacific equity, index-linked gilt, gilt, international index tracker, property, sustainable future UK growth, sustainable future […]
Johnson Fleming has received the ISO 22301 accreditation, which demonstrates the company’s ability to effectively understand and prioritise the threats to the business.
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Alliance Trust Savings’ new boss must “instil common sense” across the business and start to engage with advisers if they are to salvage the platform’s reputation, IFAs have said. Industry insiders have welcomed news of ATS chief executive Peter Mill’s departure, but say the platform needs to move quickly to fix its service issues. Frustrated advisers are […]
The FCA has said that the Financial Ombudsman Service does not need more guidance on how it should match the regulator’s rules with the complaints adjudicator’s judgments. While the FCA regulates firms according to its handbook, FOS decides on complaints based on a ‘fair and reasonable’ test, that is, whether the claim would be successful […]
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