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Pensions Management Institute commends top performers

The Pensions Management Institute has awarded prizes to the top nine performers in its April 1999 examinations.

The nine winners will receive their prizes at the Institute&#39s Autumn conference to be held on October 7.

April&#39s examinations attracted 1,233 candidate entries and 2,132 subject entries.


ACA says stakeholder consultation is flawed

The Association of Consulting Actuaries has criticised the Government&#39s consultation process on Stakeholder pensions as flawed.It says the consultation papers on advice and contracting out rebates must be published before comments on the proposed charging structure can be made.ACA pension schemes committee chairman Mark Duke says: &#34Maximum charges cannot be set in isolation . Consideration […]

FSA chairman highlights the need for international best practice standards

FSA chairman Howard Davies has highlighted the need for Offshore Financial Centres to meet international &#39best practice&#39 standards.Delivering the first Anniversary Lecture of the Jersey Financial Services Commission, Davies said there was frustration among G7 finance ministers and regulators about the co-operation they get from some offshore centres.As a result the G7 group has set […]

Gartmore achieves Investor in People accreditation

Gartmore has achieved accreditation as an &#39Investor in People&#39 company.The award is in recognition of Gartmore&#39s commitment to staff training and communication.The accreditation is awarded to companies who actively seek to involve their staff in the running of the company. Gartmore was recognised as achieving the standards required by external assessors who interviewed staff and […]

Mortgage pressure group calls for repossessions to be stopped

A mortgage pressure group is writing to the Lord Chancellor calling him to halt mortgage repossessions by sub-prime lenders Ocwen.The National Association of Mortgage Victims says the borrowers were miss-sold loans by the now defunct City Mortgage Corporation, which was taken over by Owcen.The association claims Ocwen are unlawfully repossessing homes to minimise their losses […]

What exactly is product innovation?

By Fiona Tait, Pensions Specialist Ros Altmann reportedly hoped for more product innovation following pension freedom¹ and, according to one poll, 66 per cent of advisers also believe that providers should be doing more². This article considers whether there is a real client need for new products, or whether we should be focusing our attention on efficient delivery […]


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