If you thought we had offered some great prizes in previous months, just look at what is up for grabs this month. Yes, it’s your chance to go to the land of the Haka (and Lord of the Rings!) with the British and Irish Lions to watch the climax of the 2005 tour of New Zealand.Lions’ tours take place only once every four years and we have tickets, flights and accommodation for two people to attend the final two tests between the New Zealand All Blacks and the Lions in Wellington on July 2 and Auckland on July 9. Even if you don’t win the first prize, there are still plenty of fantastic prizes up for grabs. The first runner-up this month will win a 17-inch LCD TV, which you can take into the office to watch the early kick-offs of the midweek matches.The 20 runners-up will each receive a replica Lions shirt and a selection of New Zealand wine. As part of its year-long promotion, First Active is giving you the opportunity to attend July’s most prestigious sporting event. Previous winners have been to Hong Kong to witness the magnificent 7s tournament, Augusta to witness Tiger Woods win his fourth Masters and to Monaco for the Formula 1 grand prix circus. Each month, for the next six months, First Active will be giving you the opportunity to win a trip of a lifetime to a sporting event that you would only normally be able to watch on your TV. Not only will you be able to get great tickets, you will also travel in style, stay in superb accommodation and enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Here is what is on offer for the first prizes for the next six months. MayLions Tour, New ZealandJuneWorld Athletics Championships, HelsinkiJulyPrimera Liga, SpainAugustPrix de l’Arc de Triomphe, ParisSeptemberNew York marathonOctober2006 Winter Olympics, ItalyAll you have to do to enter is to answer correctly the three questions here, pop them on a postcard or sealed envelope and send them with your name, company, address, phone number, email address and FSA number to: First ActiveFreepost NAT 22773NorwichNR7 9BRCorrect entries will be randomly drawn to find out the winner and runners-up. To qualify for entry you must be registered with First Active and authorised by the FSA. Closing date for entries is May 31, 2005. Only one entry per person is permitted. If you would like a free First Active calendar that has details of all the prizes on offer throughout the promotion or if you want to know more about First Active and its range of products, just call 08459 00 11 11 or go to www.firstactive. co.uk/intermediarya. Martin Johnsonb. Jonny Wilkinsonc. Keith Wood Q2: Who captained the Lions on their last tour of New Zealand? a. Ieuan Evansb. Martin Johnsonc. Gavin Hastings Q3: For remortgaging, how much does First Active charge for basic legal and valuation work? a. 0 b. 99c. 199Terms and conditions Prize draw eligibilityFirst Active will be responsible for, and will manage, the promotion, including rules and regulations, to the point where winners are identified and notified to the Reward Company. (The Reward Company is the supplier appointed by First Active to manage the prizes and prize winners.) To qualify for each month’s prize draw, entrants must be registered with First Active, must be authorised by the FSA and must have correctly answered the three published questions for each month’s quiz. Inclusion into the draw is gained by receipt a competition entry from by First Active. Proof of posting or proof of sending entry by email will not be accepted as proof of delivery. Entry is limited to one entry per person per month. No purchase necessary. First Active employees are not eligible. First Active reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time. Prize winners and prizesThe closing date for each prize draw is the last day of the corresponding month. The prize draw will take place within two working days of the end of the month of qualification. Every effort will be made to notify prize winners within five working days of the end of the qualif- ication month. The first entry drawn will win the monthly first prize. The second entry drawn will win the first runners-up prize advertised for that month. The next 20 entries drawn will win the second runners-up prizes advertised for that month. No alterations can be requested to the advertised package. Tickets will be non-transferable and non-refundable. There are no cash alternatives to the prizes advertised. Winners will be bound by the relevant airlines’ terms and conditions by accepting the first prize packages (including baggage, check-in times, etc). Winners take responsibility for having the correct travel documents relevant to their journey. Insurance will be the sole responsibility of the traveller and neither First Active nor The Reward Company will be liable for loss, injury, cancellation or any other instance or incident beyond its direct control. Any special requests must be made at the time of prize winner notification and all efforts will be made to accommodate such requests. Please note that the relevant airlines’ terms and conditions may limit the ability to accommodate special requests. Winners and runners-up names will be published in First Active and Centaur Publications material. The winners’ names will be available on written request. First Active is promoting this prize draw, its decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Skandias protected portfolio investment range provides capital growth linked to an equally weighted portfolio of five externally managed funds with varying degrees of capital protection and return over a five year term.
“I am Standard life through and through. If you cut my arm off, it would say Standard Life and I want that same commitment from the directors.” – A passionate Standard Life policyholder at the firm’s AGM.
Louise Hatch, one of the four founding partners of financial services public relations company Penrose Financial, is joining M:Communications.
Instead of making a choice between protection products, it could be worthwhile to combine them.
A report published this morning by the CIPD (CIPD Employee Outlook March 2015) provides yet more interesting data to the changing landscape of retirement planning. It should be remembered that we are in a period of genuine flux here given that the default retirement age was scrapped three years ago, and new pension freedoms come online in April. Both of these alterations will have a huge impact on how employees plan for their retirement.
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