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Scottish Legal Life offers IFA discount on investment bond

Scottish Legal Life is offering IFAs an extra 1 per cent allocation on its guaranteed investment bond for applications received between October 29 and December 7.

The guaranteed investment bond is a single-premium, unit-linked bond, returning all money invested on the fifth anniversary of the bond, with 70 per cent of the unlimited potential growth of its Higher Yield Fund, managed by Britannic Asset Management.

Minimum investment is £3,000, ad allocation rates are enhanced for investments over £5,000.


R&SAIFS teams up with Collins Stewart

Royal & SunAlliance International Financial Services (R&SAIFS) has joined forces with Collins Stewart Asset Management for the introduction of the R&SAIFS Collins Stewart balanced managed fund.R&SAIFS will handle the administration of the fund, while the management will be dealt with by Guernsey-based Collins Stewart. The fund has been structured as an offshore life assurance fund […]

Workshops from Institute of Financial Planning and LIA

The Institute of Financial Planning and the LIA are running workshops in November to encourage more people to become paraplanners. They will focus on the how paraplanners can add value to an IFA&#39s business, the qualifications required, creating and implementing a financial plan and career paths. The IFP says the number of clients requiring a […]

Genesis Home Loans – Planet & Moons Fixed 6.74 Per Cent

Friday, 26 October 2001.Fixed term: Until January 1, 2003.Fixed rate: 6.74 per cent.Minimum loan: £35,000.Maximum loan: Up to 80 per cent of valuation subject to a maximumof £350,000, up to 75 per cent subject to no maximum.Income multiples: 3.5 times principal income plus second or threetimes joint.Arrangement fee: £395.Redemption fee: 6 per cent of original […]

Sitting comfortably

Advising on phased retirement is second nature to many IFAs. But away from their clients&#39 pension and investment needs, what advisers do to ensure their own slow and comfortable passage into retirement is not always so clear-cut.The high average age of advisers and low capitalisation of firms has been a persistent concern, leaving IFAs in […]

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Guide: Johnson Fleming’s managed auto-enrolment service for SMEs

Johnson Fleming has launched its new managed auto-enrolment service, designed to support SME businesses of up to 250 employees. The managed auto-enrolment service is not just about providing businesses with a software system for them to manage themselves, but more about outsourcing the administration of the project and scheme to Johnson Fleming’s auto-enrolment staff.


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