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First National and igroup launch online KFIs

igroup and First National have launched their online Key Facts Illustrations for intermediaries. GE Consumer Finance Home Lending chief commercial officer Sean Webb says: “We see this system as not only a necessity for FSA compliance, but also for the increased speed and efficiency of our brokers&#39 business. We are dedicated to intermediary relationships and […]

RLA makes progress

ROYAL LIVER ASSURANCE PROGRESS Type: Menu based protection plan providing term assurance and income protection with optional critical illness and unemployment cover TERM ASSURANCE Minimum sum assured/minimum premium: None/£7.50 a month, £75 a year Minimum-maximum term: Five-40 years Options: Level or decreasing cover, accelerated critical illness cover, waiver of premium, inflation protection Deferred period: Choice […]

Call for finance to be part of main school curriculum

A new qualification in financial services is unlikely to improve financial literacy, says Chelsea Financial Services managing director Darius McDermott. The Government is introducing the new AS level as it attempts to boost the level of financial education in the UK. But McDermott claims the exam will have little impact on financial knowledge unless it […]

First4Brokers acquires Mandeville Ltd

First4Brokers, the independent mortgage compliant network has completed its acquisition of Mandeville Ltd, the electronic business to business service. Mandeville provides insurance products and services to mortgage brokers and IFAs. First4Brokers will now be able to deliver a range of electronically delivered general insurance schemes to its full members and firms that are directly authorised […]

Inheritance Tax, a tax on the wealthy? Urban myth or fact?

By Kim Jarvis, Technical Manager with Canada Life’s ican Technical Services Team. Inheritance tax has been around in some form since 1796. Estate duty dates back to 1894 and over the years this tax has evolved into the inheritance tax (IHT) we know and love today, which was introduced in 1986 as a replacement for […]


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