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Poll shows Money Marketing is top for coverage

Money Marketing has been voted the top IFA weekly trade publication in the latest PIMS Readership Survey.

The survey also confirms that Money Marketing is a runaway winner for best coverage, polling almost twice the percentage of any rival. The newspaper also received the top vote for having the best comparative product coverage. The survey of 172 delegates was carried out by PIMS at its annual conference, which was held on board the Arcadia in June.

Hargreaves Lansdown head of pensions research Tom McPhail says Money Marketing sets high standards every week and consistently excels. He says: “Money Marketing is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the UK financial services industry.”

The survey showed that the Daily Telegraph is the most widely read national newspaper among advisers, just ahead of The Times.


Woolwich joins

Online mortgage company has added Barclays’ Woolwich mortgage brands to its range of products. Customers of can compare the whole of market before going directly to the Woolwich customer service teams by telephone to complete their mortgage application.Since launch has offered consumers a full mortgage search facility to compare mortgages from all […]

FSA criticises inadequate product information

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BDO launch driven by foreign interest in central London property

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Accord moving into right to buy sector

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Europe: why persist with value today?

By Rob Burnett, Neptune’s Head of European Equities The Neptune European Opportunities Fund remains committed to a value bias. We see a broadening array of opportunities in diversified industries at compelling valuations today. The most complicated part of the market is the European banks. We are currently overweight in this sub-sector as many banks are […]


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