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Resolve Partnership launches decommissioning service

Consultants and actuaries The Resolve Partnership, is launching a specialist decommissioning service this week to help pension providers and IFAs as they prepare to enter the final leg of their reviews into pensions misselling.

The new decommissioning service aims to provide a totally independent analysis of a firm’s review and working with its in-house staff and advisers to ensure it meets the FSA’s stringent requirements ahead of June 2002, the deadline for completion of the pensions review,

Director Keith Williams says: "Firms should already be well advanced with their plans to wind down and ultimately close their reviews. If not, there is a real risk that they will have insufficient resources to bring their reviews to a satisfactory conclusion."


Skipton Guernsey – 3 Year Step-up Bond (Issue 3)

Tuesday, 16 October 2001.Type: High interest account.Aim: Growth by investing in three year step-up bond.Minimum investment: Lump sum £5,000.Place of registration: Guernsey.Yield: 4.8 per cent gross a year until December 16, 2002, 5.1 per cent until December 16, 2003, 5.5 per cent until December 16, 2004.Isa link: No.Charges: None.Commission: None.Tel: 01481 727374.

Davies vows to review Treasury loan decision

FSA chairman Howard Davies has promised to conduct a rev-iew of the Treasury&#39s decision not to regulate mortgage adv-ice very soon and could recommend regulating advice if the current set-up is not working.Davies&#39 comments before the Parliamentary Treasury select committee this week mark a departure from previous FSA statements.The regulator has said in the past […]

AMP sets up direct sales force

AMP is creating a 500-strong direct salesforce to give non-FSA regulated face to face advice.AMP’s existing 2,000-strong salesforce will be reorganised to create the new team. It will also operate under the Pearl brand and will offer general insurance, banking products and mortgages through AMP Bank, Abbey National, Alliance & Leicester, Nationwide and Woolwich.

Regional Review: Surrey

As one of the wealthiest counties in the UK, moving from London overspill to typical stockbroker belt, Surrey is classic IFA territory. From the suburbs to the South-west of London, out to its picturesque villages, the area is full of high-net-worth individuals.Epsom will be the location for the Money Marketing IFA UK exhibition and conference, […]

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White paper — Qatar International Insights

Jelf Employee Benefits highlights new legislation, key requirements and policy considerations when structuring international private medical insurance (IPMI) for expatriate employees in Qatar. This edition will be of particular interest to global human resource directors, compensation and benefits specialists and mobility managers who have employee populations in Qatar.


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