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Secret agency?

Following a plane crash in Tibet, two men and a woman end up with superhuman powers and are now working for the top-secret Nemesis organisation. They&#39re the tops. The best. The peak. They&#39re the Champions.

Or are they in fact fledgling consultancy Onevoice? Looking marginally more like the early 1970s superheroes than a still from Popstars: The Rivals, Onevoice will be using their super-powers to gel financial services with glamour and fashion.


Gap narrowing between cost of buying and renting

Despite the surge in house prices over the last five years, latest figures show that it is still cheaper to buy rather than rent a property but that the gap is narrowing.Research from Abbey National shows that over a period of 25 years, it is on average around £80,250 cheaper to buy rather than rent […]

Personal Touch set to move CI policies to Bupa book

Non-regulated network Personal Touch Insurance has arranged a deal with Bupa which could see all its members&#39 unresolved Prudential critical-illness policies transferred to Bupa&#39s book.It means that Personal Touch&#39s approximately 1,000 outstanding Pru CI cases will now have the option of being transferred to Bupa&#39s CI book.Bupa&#39s rates are not as cheap as those originally […]

Investment fund Isa sales slump by £400m in March

Gross retail sales of investment fund Isas plunged by more than £400m in March from the same time last year, according to the Investment Management Association.The IMA&#39s monthly statistics reveal that retail Isa sales slid to £576m in March, up from £378m in February but down on the £992m in sales reached in March 2002.At […]

Protection pathway

Given the perilous state of the investment markets, many IFAs who considered creating wealth to be at the heart of their businesses have found it necessary to diversify their activities over the last couple of years.I was speaking to the chief executive of one national IFA who summed matters up eloquently by pointing out: “There […]


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