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Standard Life and Sterling Assurance join AssureWeb

Standard Life and Sterling Assurance are the latest insurers to offer an online new business service to IFAs through the AssureWeb internet trading platform.

Standard Life&#39s Capital Investment Bond and Sterling&#39s Unit Linked Bond are now available over AssureWeb and intermediaries can complete business online from quotation to application to submission.

AssureWeb now has nine product providers signed-up, which it claims makes it the biggest online new business system. It claims 15,000 financial intermediaries are registered users of the portal.

AssureSoft sales and marketing director Nicola Mitchell says: “This announcement is a further endorsement of the service we provide for IFAs.”


Earmark to the ground

I am a small family lawyer. Thanks to your help, most of my staff now havea better understanding of pensions. Our main concern is how the differentpension schemes lend themselves when considering offset, earmarking orpension sharing. Can you advise us? Everyone thought that pension sharing would be an easy way to deal withthe division of […]

Parsoli UK – Parsoli Global Islamic Equity Fund

Friday, 10 August 2001. Type: Oeic. Aim: Growth by investing in blue chip international stocks through Shar&#39iah. Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £50. Investment split: 100 per cent blue chip international funds. Isa link: Yes. Pep transfers: Yes. Charges: Initial 5.75 per cent, annual 2 per cent. Commission: Initial 3 per cent, renewal 0.6 […]

Rise in stakeholder takeup

New research from clearing house BACS reveals there has been as significant rise in the number of firms planning to introduce stakeholder.Of the 350 business of a range of sizes which took part, almost a quarter 23 per cent will definitely offer a stakeholder scheme, compared with only 9 per cent of organisations interviewed last […]

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Test your knowledge online with Money Marketing&#39s CPD questions.Specialist financial publisher. Taxbriefs has drawn up multiple-choice questions based on articles in thisweek&#39s issue. For further details and this week&#39s questions – see page 43.

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Those with decent-length memories will recall that in the 2014 Budget statement George Osborne announced the new (and entirely unexpected) pension freedoms. The new rules come fully into force in less than two weeks.


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