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Skandia Investment Solutions/ Caerus Portfolio Management update

Skandia Investment Solutions/ Caerus Portfolio Management update

Update: Full range of Caerus funds now available through the Skandia Investment Solutions platform



Kensington pulls deals after record August lending

Kensington has withdrawn its 85 per cent loan-to-value buy-to-let deals and its 90 per cent LTV residential mortgages. It says it has had a bumper August and is nearing the end of its current tranches. A spokesman says: “Kensington had a record-breaking month in August, lending more than in any other month since our return […]

Lloyds’ national accounts head quits

Lloyds Banking Group head of national accounts Maria Harris has left the company following a re-organisation. Peter Curran, previously head of intermediary distribution, will become director of strategic partnership and national accounts at Lloyds group, following a secondment at Lloyds TSB’s branch network. Curran will have a wide-ranging role with responsibility for national accounts and […]

Cut short

I always doubted the success of child trust funds and whether they would enc-ourage a nation of savers as Gordon Brown intended. “The child trust fund is designed to ensure every child has assets and wealth and that no child is left out,” he boasted when they were launched. Yet I bet many 18-year-olds are […]

Too early to say if finance bill will be a vehicle for bank reform, claims Cable

Business Secretary Vince Cable says it is too early to say how much of the legislation that brings in the Independent Commission on Banking’s recommendations will be included in the Financial Services Bill. Earlier this month, Chancellor George Osborne told Parliament that the bill “might well” be a vehicle for the reforms but that some […]


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