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PBR: Grants to local authorities to increase by 26bn to keep council tax rises below 5 per cent

Chancellor Alistair Darling announced in the pre-budget report that grants to local authorities for local services in England will increase to 26bn by 2010 to ensure local authorities can keep council tax rises substantially below 5 per cent.

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Fidelity FundsNetwork has added 15 Royal London Asset Management retail funds to its platform, bringing its total to 1,100 from 59 providers. The RLAM funds are now available through FundsNetwork’s range of tax wrappers, including the Isa, Sipp and offshore bond. They will be eligible for re-registration as well as open to new investment. The funds from […]

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Chris Salih on how firms have been quick to jump on the climate change bandwagon and introduce funds. Are they a passing phase or will they stand the test of time?

Foundering on the rock?

David Turner, a partner with Foot Anstey Solicitors, on whether, in the face of the Northern Rock fiasco, IFAs need to worry about investors making claims over lost funds

Technology for today

The Money Marketing Live conference and exhibition at Manchester’s G-Mex on October 30 will house a technology arena, giving advisers an insight into the latest developments to meet today’s investor demands. You can also win a Mazda MX-5 roadster sponsored by Edeus

Healthcare regulation amalgamation predicted for Gulf states

While Dubai is leading the way in terms of legislating for expat healthcare in the Gulf, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and others are watching and learning – that’s according to Jelf International’s director of international services, Doug Rice. He believes the pace of change in the Gulf states will continue and that some level of unified healthcare system will be introduced across the region.

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