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Peter Curran appointed Lloyds intermediary head

Lloyds Banking Group has revealed that Bank of Scotland head of distribution Peter Curran has been appointed as head of intermediaries for the group.

The group has finished reorganising the brands and has appointed its chiefs, who will all work below Lloyds Banking Group sales director Nigel Stockton.

BM Solutions head of sales Phil Rickards will remain at the helm of the brand, while Cheltenham & Gloucester head of intermediaries Kevin Purvey will head up both C&G and Scottish Widows.

Halifax head of intermediary sales Ian Wilson will head up Halifax, while BoS head of sales Maria Harris will take up the role of head of national accounts for the Lloyds Banking Group.


Three’s company

I thought I would talk about three funds rather than the usual one. All three are centred on the UK market and I have already featured two this year, namely the Standard Life recovery fund and the Schroder UK alpha plus fund. The remaining fund is a new launch from Old Mutual, the UK dynamic equity fund.

Raise the red flag issues

In 1865, Britain introduced the Locomotives on Highways Act, better known as the Red Flag Act. Among other things, the act stipulated that all mechanically powered road vehicles must be preceded by a man on foot waving a red flag to warn the public.

Welcome to The Brunner Investment Trust PLC

Welcome to the latest update for The Brunner Investment Trust PLC from the trust’s portfolio manager Lucy Macdonald. Market Review Global equities ratcheted higher throughout February, buoyed by optimism about global growth and corporate earnings. All regions advanced, although Japan tended to lag many other markets. In sector terms, healthcare, information technology, consumer staples and […]


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