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Securities Institute says its exams have ISA content for IFAs

The Securities Institute has refuted claims by a BBC Radio 4 programme that IFAs are not being tested on ISAs.

The institute says that its IAC paper has included questions on ISAs since 1998.

Securities Institute chief executive Geoffrey Turner says: &#34It is vital that advisers are prepared for new products in advance. IAC candidates have been sent information on ISAs since their inception and are already being tested on the subject.&#34


L&G amends Tessa to fit Cat ISA requirements two months early

Legal & General is amending its Tessa account to meet the Cat ISA standard two months early. The life office is reducing its minimum investment for its Tessa from £1,000 to £1, removing the 35-day notice period on early withdrawals and guaranteeing that the interest paid will never be less than 1 per cent below […]

First Mortgage launches 3.99 per cent fixed rate

First Mortgage Group is launching a three-year fixed-rate mortgage at 3.99 per cent.The minimum loan is £27,500 and maximum is £250,000. A maximum of 90 per cent loan to value is available. There is no compulsory insurance.It is exclusively available through IFAs who will receive a procuration fee of £200 on completion.


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