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Pru welcomes Government&#39s internet ambitions

Prudential has welcoming the Government&#39s Electronic Commerce Bill as a means of improving competitiveness in the digital marketplace.

The life office says that it specifically set up its direct banking operation Egg to make comprehensive use of the internet.

It says quotations and applications are already available online and it will gradually introduce more internet services to complement Egg&#39s telephone and direct mail facilities.


The Exchange ties up with Financial Express

IFA technology specialists The Exchange has announced plans to merge its unit trust and key features documents service with price information provider Financial Express.The two services will be integrated next year. As part of the deal, The Exchange is buying a 25 per cent stake in Financial Express.The Exchange says the purchase is a sign […]

BSA backs cash ISA

The Building Societies Association has backed the Treasury&#39s recent Cat-standard proposals for cash individual savings accounts.BSA believes Cat-standards for cash isas will reassure inexperienced savers in an increasingly complex and crowded savings market.The Cat-standard cash ISAs stipulate no charges, a minimum transaction size no greater than £10, withdrawals within seven working days and interest rates […]

Creating opportunity out of change

By Denise Wond, marketing manager The buy-to-let market has recently been the subject of a raft of tax changes, all of which make it a less profitable and less appealing proposition for investors. In response, we’ve seen a dip in demand for BTL mortgages and that’s bad news for many advisers who will now be looking […]


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