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Pointon York appoints pensions specialist to board

Pension specialist Pointon York has appointed Ian Martin as non-executive chairman.

Forty-six-year-old Martin has held a number of non-executive positions including five years with the Securities and Futures Authority.

Pointon York chief executive Geoffrey Pointon says: &#34He brings to the board a wealth of experience, particularly in the areas of banking and finance, at a time when our company is poised for significant growth.&#34


Buy-to-let mortgage sales on the rise

Over £1.7bn of property has been bought through buy-to-let mortgage schemes since 1996 according to the Association of Residential Letting Agents.It says that in the three months to January 1999, 4,609 buy-to-let mortgages worth over £330m were completed. This figure represents a growth of 36 per cent from the previous three months.The average cost of […]

Perpetual reassures investors on ISA transfers

Perpetual is reassuring investors that they will be able to switch their Pep savings into ISAs without having to sign new direct debits.The fund manager says its IT system will allow the company&#39s 130,000 monthly savers contributions to be transferred within the ISA wrapper.It will offer both mini and maxi ISAs with stocks and shares […]


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