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NU lowering protection rates

Norwich Union has cut its protection rates for mortgage, life and term insurance. It has focused on providing affordable cover for sums assured of £175,000 and over.

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Sifa managing director Ian Muirhead is calling on the FSA to consider the Legal Services Act 2007 and its implications for advisers as part of the retail distribution review.Under the act, which is set to come into force in 2012-13, solicitors will be able to form alternative business structures combining other professions such as IFAs […]

Japan: mid-year review and outlook

By Chris Taylor, Manager of the Neptune Japan Opportunities Fund H1 2014 Economy: after a harsh winter that slowed activity in the economy, the main event of the first half of the year has been the debate over what impact the 1 April VAT hike from five to eight per cent would have; we are […]

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