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Skandia – Series Six Group Executive Pension – Single Price

Type: Group executive pension

Minimum premium: £200 a month per member, £15,000 a month per scheme

Minimum-maximum ages: 18-73

Minimum group size: 10

Fund links: Choice of 317 funds from Aberdeen, Artemis, Alliance Berstein, Allianz Dresdner, Baring, BlackRock, Britannic, Credit Suisse, DWS, FirstState, Fidelity, Foreign & Colonial, Framlington, Gartmore, Goldman Sachs, Henderson, HSBC, Invesco Perpetual, Investec, Isis, Jupiter, JPMF, Lazard, Liontrust, M&G, Martin Currie, Merrill Lynch, MFS, Morley, Neptune, Newton, Old Mutual, Sarasin, Schroders, Skandia Investment Management, Societe Generale, Templeton, Threadneedle, Wellington

Charges: Annual 0.5%

Minimum term: Two years

Options: None

Commission: None

Tel: 023 80 726111


Savills launches three-year tracker

Savills Private Finance is launching a three year tracker mortgage for purchases and remortgages. The product tracks the Bank of England base rate plus 0.15 per cent for three years and then reverts to base rate plus 1 per cent for the life of the loan. The current pay rate is 3.65 per cent. Minimum […]

NU ends stand-alone guarantee on critical cover

Norwich Union has withdrawn its stand-alone guaranteed critical-illness offering, saying it will now review premiums every five years.NU says it will continue offering guarantees on CI when it is combined with other products such as term or mortgage life insurance but that stand-alone guarantees are becoming too expensive for many consumers to afford.IFAs say the […]

FSA hands over exam role to skills council

The FSA is tearing the pages out of its handbook which list approved exams, leaving it to the Financial Services Skills Council to decide which exams are appropriate.The action comes with the publication of CP194, Amendments to the Training and Competence Sourcebook, and sees the regulator distance itself further from overseeing IFAs&#39 competence. It is […]

Staffordshire Building Society – Secure Capital Account

Type: Guaranteed equity bond Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index Minimum-maximum investment: £3,000-no maximum, Isa £3,000-£9,000 Term: Six years Guarantee: Original capital returned in full along with 10% growth at end of term Return: Between 10% and 60% growth at end of term Closing date: September 30, 2003 Commission: None […]

Choose life…

Sarah Scott  – Marketing Consultant, Royal London  This month sees the return of Renton, Sickboy, Begbie and Spud in the sequel to the film Trainspotting. Just over 20 years later, we return to see exactly how life treated the characters whose lifestyle was less than ideal back in 1996. Did they choose a job, choose […]


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