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PosSol offers advice for single parents

Positive Solutions is offering a specialist financial advice service for single parents through an exclusive partnership deal with websites OnlyMums and


Advisers confident over re-mortgage and protection, says L&G

Legal & General is launching a quarterly adviser confidence index that will track expectations among advisers of mortgage and protection sales and interest rate movements. The first index shows adviser optimism, with 60 per cent expecting business will pick up over the next quarter, and 58 per cent think they will be writing more protection […]

Platforms need to deliver to meet needs of advisers

Platforms must do more to respond to the needs of advisers to secure their long-term future, according to a report by Defaqto.The report, Adviser Platforms in the UK 2008: Stand and Deliver, says many advisers are still in the process of testing out different platforms and are yet to commit to one in particular.Defaqto says […]

Dampier set for first bond buy

Hargreaves Lansdown head of research Mark Dampier says bond valuations are so attractive that he may invest in one for the first time in his career.Dampier says spreads have ballooned to beyond the level they were in 2002 in the bear market despite the fact that we are not in a full-blown recession.He says: “There […]


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