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Stakeholder spin off opportunities

We are now seeing significant interest from employers who are becoming aware of the requirements contained in the stakeholder regulations. The forthcoming Government stakeholder advertising campaign will also create further activity.

It is this interest which represents a major business opportunity for the IFA market from now through to October 2001. Consider some of the opportunities which can be developed as a result of good communication between you the IFA, and both existing and new clients.



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Market Harboro&#39 boosts loan fees

Market Harborough Building Society is increasing its procuration fees andrevamping its mortgage range.The lender says it is boosting fees ahead of further cooling in thehousing market.The basic procuration fee will be raised from £150 to £260 withan additional 0.4 per cent of the balance of the mortgage paid to advisers.The society has enhanced its two-year […]

MD is head over heels as Wentworth Rose turnover leaps by 64%

Turnover at retirement specialist IFA Wentworth Rose rocketed by 64 percent last year.For the year ending April 30, turnover in terms of fees and commissionincreased to £3.93m from £2.39m the previous year.The company says the success of its annuity and drawdown service made asignificant contribution to the year-end figures.Launched last year, the service has added […]

Jupiter served notice by three trust boards

Jupiter is facing further difficulties this week as the boards of three ofits investment trusts served notice on the company.The Split trust, dividend & growth trust and investment trust ofinvestment trusts have all secured the right to change fund manager in twoyears.The boards have cited Jupiter&#39s recent change of management and companystructure as the main […]

Royal Bank of Scotland ready to sell sub-prime lender

A subsidiary of Royal Bank of Scotland is understood to have put its stakein sub-prime lender i group, formerly known as Ocwen, up for sale.Royal Bank of Scotland Development Capital owns 49 per cent of i groupshares which it is said to have offered without success to severalsub-prime lenders, believed to include Platform Home Loans […]


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