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Scottish Widows provide quotes on The Exchange&#39s Exweb

Scottish Widows is now giving personal pension and stakeholder quotations via The Exchange&#39s Exweb portal. IFAs can now request individual personal pensions and stakeholder quotations on a single company basis as well as in comparison with other companies.


Seasonal boost from Standard

JP Morgan Fleming is offering a discount on its initial charge for investments of £7,000 or more into four funds until April 5. The initial charge will fall from 5.5 per cent to 3.5 per cent on the company&#39s UK dynamic, UK strategic value, premier equity growth and Europe funds. JPMF is also waiving the […]

Pieces of eight

The long-awaited Inland Revenue paper on Pension simplification, which formed part of the Chancellor&#39s pre-Budget review, has added some flesh to the bones of the original Green Paper. However, we are still in Limbo Land, as the Chancellor, in what appears to be an act of defiance against No 10&#39s wish to withdraw/ increase the […]

23 firms declared in default by FSCS

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has declared 23 firm in default this month. It is encouraging consumers who may have lost money as a result of their dealings with any one of 23 firms recently declared in default by the Scheme to get in touch. The firms came from across the country with 11 from […]

FSA lets IFAs mediate during enforcement investigations

From this week IFAs will be able to apply for mediation when they are being investigated by the FSA. Following a review of the regulator&#39s enforcement process, the FSA has decided to provide greater access to the mediation process in an attempt to encourage firms to settle more quickly. Firms will be able to apply […]


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