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Portman and Sun Bank merge teams

Portman Building Society and its specialist lending subsidiary Sun Bank are combining their intermediary sales teams, although Sun Bank will remain a separate operation with its own staff, branding and product range.

The new 12-strong team will be headed up by associate director, group intermediary sales Paul Howard.

He says this means IFAs will only have to speak to one person about the full range of Portman and Sun Bank products, including self-certification, buy to let and sub-prime.


Group reshuffle at Misys

Misys has appointed Charles Bryant to head its IFA portal and its financial services division as part of a reshuffle across the group which sees Assureweb chairman Helen O&#39Dea become CEO of its risk management services division.Bryant is promoted to AssureWeb chairman and director of Misys&#39 financial services division. He will be responsible for preparing […]

Japan economy poised for recovery

A restructured Japanese economy is poised to benefit from any upturn in the global economy with equity yields rising above 10 year bonds according to Schroders. Manager of Schroders Japanese equity fund Fumiko Roberts says the country is well-placed due to the fact two thirds of its GDP growth last year was due to net […]

NDF Administration – Protected Income Plan 2

Tuesday, 11 March 2003 Type: Guaranteed equity bond Aim: Income linked to the performance of the Dow Jones Eurostoxx 50 or FTSE 100 indices Minimum-maximum investment: £10,000, £7,000 Isa-£1m Term: Five years two months Guarantee: Original capital returned in full provided indices do not fall by more than 50% Return: 7% gross income a year, […]

Brown urged to rethink equity Isa tax

Isis Asset Management has written to Chancellor Gordon Brown urging him to reconsider Treasury plans to scrap the tax break on equity Isa dividends in April 2004. The letter, written by head of communications & strategy director Jason Hollands, says abolishing the break will send a negative signal to small investors and could undermine public […]

Why prevention is better than cure

Quoting the famous adage, prevention is better than cure; there are many proactive benefits that can improve wellness in the workplace, decrease stress, increase staff morale and reduce absenteeism, as well as attracting and retaining employees of a higher standard. With a recent study showing that employees in Britain are working below peak productivity, preventative benefits can ensure you address potential health issues or causes of stress at their source and ensure productivity in the workplace remains at an optimum level. With this in mind, how are you using preventative benefits to help keep your workforce happy and healthy?


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