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Standard Life Bank launches fixed rate bond

Standard Life Bank is launching a three year guaranteed fixed rate bond offering investors 6.5 per cent gross.

The bond will be available from September 27 and will mature in July 27, 2002.

The minimum investment is £1,000 and the maximum is £100,000.

Interest can be paid either on a monthly or annual basis.

Standard Life Bank managing director Jim Spowart says: &#34The phenomenal interest rate we are offering to customers is another example of our commitment to providing investors with a better return on savings.

&#34This inflation busting bond will guarantee that people can see their money grow despite the low interest economic climate.&#34


Scottish Life appoints sales development manager

Scottish Life International has appointed Ray Chinn as sales development manager.As part of his role, Chinn will focus on developing and participating in IFA seminars and workshops. He will also support the pensions office&#39s branches by regular visits promoting marketing campaigns.Chinn will be based at the company&#39s London office and will report directly to its […]

Investec launches high interest account for IFA clients

Investec Bank is launching a third issue of its Base Plus Account paying interest at 6 per cent gross.The account guarantees to pay investors 0.75 per cent above its own interest base rate.Investors are tied into the account for one year. However, a one off withdrawal is allowed after six months&#39 although this is subject […]

Woolwich launches five year fix for buy to lets

Woolwich is launching a five year fixed rate mortgage for the buy-to-let market.The loan is fixed until December 1, 2004 at 7.49 per cent for loans of £50,000 plus or at 7.59 per cent for loans of below £50,000.The loans are available up to 75 per cent loan to value subject to an overall maximum […]

CIB appoints NatWest chief exec as its new president

NatWest Group chief executive Derek Wanless has been elected president of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, succeeding outgoing president Mike Blackburn.CIB chief executive Gavin Shreeve says: &#34Over the last few years the institute has revolutionised the way it does business. It has shown that it is able to break with tradition, where it needs to […]

Who cares?

By Tracey Dickson, marketing consultant There are almost 7 million carers in the UK – that’s around 10 per cent of the population who provide unpaid care for a disabled, seriously ill or older loved one.1 But according to a report from the charity Carers UK, 20 per cent of people providing 50 hours or more of care […]


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