View more on these topics

Standard Life – Group Personal Pension Flex

Friday, 12 July 2002

Type: Group personal pension

Minimum premium: £6,000 a year a scheme

Minimum group size: 5

Minimum-maximum ages: 1 &#45 75

Fund links: Sterling one, fixed interest one, index linked one, property one, protection one, structured one, managed one, ethical one, stock exchange one, international one, European one, Japanese one, North American one, Pacific Basin one, UK equity one, FTSE tracker one, Far East one, Standard Life global selector, Standard Life UK smaller companies, Deutsche managed portfolio, JP Morgan Fleming life moderate, UBS life managed, Deutsche Asset Management balanced, Baillie Gifford managed pension, Newton exempt global balanced, Newton managed, Gartmore European selected opportunities, Threadneedle American select growth, Fidelity special situations, Fidelity South East Asia, JP Morgan Fleming life global 70:30 equity

Charges: Annual up to 2% up to £24,999, up to 1.9% £25,000 – £49,999, up to 1.8% £50,000 and above

Allocation rates: 100%

Minimum term: Single premiums two months, regular premiums two years

Commission: Level 2.5%, renewal 0.2%

Tel: 0131 225 2552


Reforms threaten single-tied adviser

The FSA&#39s proposed changes to polarisation will increase the competitiveness of high-street banks and force single-tied advisers out of the market, claims Datamonitor.In a report entitled UK Bancassurance and Tied Advice, Datamonitor says adopting multi-tied status will strengthen high-street banks&#39 distribution capabilities through partnerships with life offices.The bancassurance and tied advice channel, including direct salesforces, […]

Product providers to offer vanilla pensions

Pickering wants product providers to stick to the three new types of pension that he proposes to introduce and not market their products outside set definitions. Warning that he wants to see the number of pensions on the market cut from around 20 to three, Pickering has indicated that providers must not attempt to say […]

Enterprise Investment Schemes – Transad International

Monday, 15 July 2002 Aim: Growth by investing in Transad International Minimum investment: £1,200 Opening/closing dates: June 27, 2002/August 8, 2002 Charges: Implicit Commission: Initial 4% Tel: 020 8681 1919

EIS plays cowboys and indians

Cowboys and Indians is an enterprise investment scheme (EIS) that aims to raise up to £3.5m to finance a British comedy drama of the same name.The company is trying to emulate the success of films about British Asians such as Bend it like Beckham and East is East by producing a film about an amateur […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers. Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm