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Prudential appoints new director

Prudential UK has appointed David Tildesley, who joins from AMP as the new sales director of its business to business channel.


&#39Focus on planning and delegate fund selection&#39

Independent insurance analyst Ned Cazalet believes the time has never been better for giving independent advice. In his Life 2003 report, Cazalet says an increasingly older and wealthier population means that, despite difficulties such as increasing regulatory costs and falling commission levels, there are great opportunities for IFAs. However, he says many IFAs have been […]

FirstAssist announces management restructure

Health and wellbeing provider FirstAssist has announced two new appointments as part of its management restructure. Ted Waite will take on the role of partnerships manager, with Julie Goodwin joining the corporate sales team as new business development manager. The restructure is aimed at focusing on sales solutions for the financial services, SME and corporate […]

Free test is offered to IFAs for Funds Library

Hargreaves Lansdown is offering 600 IFAs and stockbrokers six months&#39 free subscription to Funds Library, its online index of mutual funds. The online database, set for launch in the second quarter of 2004, has secured the support of 20 fund firms and covers over 410 retail funds. HL is presently embarking on a full technological […]

&#39Pension advice needs stochastic modelling&#39

Financial advisers are ill-equipped to cope with customer enquiries on how proposed changes to occupational and personal pensions will affect their pen sion funds, says management consultant Tilling-hast-Towers Perrin. The company is warning that investors risk getting poor advice and could be missold due to advisers&#39 lack of knowledge about changes such as the possible […]

The fifteen-year itch

By Neil Jones Technical support manager with Canada Life’s ican Technical Services Team. Canada Life offers a range of wealth management solutions, including retirement income planning, estate planning and investment solutions from a choice of jurisdictions, including the UK, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland. The treatment of non-UK domiciles that are resident in […]


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