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Scottish Widows increase allocation rates


Scottish Widows


Type: Increased allocation for transfers into Scottish Widows Income Drawdown or Phased Retirement plans.

Offer: External transfers – 1 per cent added to allocation, internal transfers from other Scottish Widows pension contracts – 1.5 per cent added to allocation.

Offer period: Until December 1, 1998.

Tel: 0131 655 6000.


The MERIT of Murray Johnstone

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Edinburgh relaunches fund as part of Oeic

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FSA consults on single pricing for unit trusts

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Skipton lanches 2 year stockmarket bond

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Graphic Content – August

Given the release of employment data from the US on 5 August, we wanted to focus on employment data in this month’s Graphic Content. The Graphic Content below shows us that young and middle-aged workers were hit the hardest by the Great Recession and have never caught up. Since the job market started to recover […]


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