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Sarasin – Sarasin Global Health Fund

Tuesday, March 12, 2002

Type: Oeic

Aim: Growth by investing in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and

medical technology companies

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £100

Investment split: Pharmaceuticals 40%, biotechnology 30%, medical

technology 30%

Isa link: Yes

Pep transfers: Yes

Charges: Initial 5%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 020 7246 0430


Providers growing disillusioned with affinity marketing

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Cofunds – Cofunds Cash Reserve

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Pink Home Loans three-year buy-to-let discount

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Why prevention is better than cure

Quoting the famous adage, prevention is better than cure; there are many proactive benefits that can improve wellness in the workplace, decrease stress, increase staff morale and reduce absenteeism, as well as attracting and retaining employees of a higher standard. With a recent study showing that employees in Britain are working below peak productivity, preventative benefits can ensure you address potential health issues or causes of stress at their source and ensure productivity in the workplace remains at an optimum level. With this in mind, how are you using preventative benefits to help keep your workforce happy and healthy?


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