Standard Life has entered into a single-tie deal with Summit Financial Services, which specialises in arranging life cover, critical-illness and income protection cover for climbers, mount-aineers and hillwalkers.
Group personal pensions will be swallowed up by personal accounts because they cannot meet the national pension savings scheme requirement for auto-enrolment, warns Scottish Life head of corporate business Mark Polson.The Government has stressed the need to protect existing provision but Polson says one of the requirements to qualify for exemption – auto-enrolment – is […]
Bill McQuaker is head of multi-manager at Henderson Global Investors.
IFA Promotion has revealed that almost 2,000 IFAs now list lifetime mortgages as an area of specialism. This figure has increased almost constantly for the last two years and, IFAP says as more people start to explore ways to supplement their pensions, this trend is likely to continue.In 2006 alone, over 13,000 people used the […]
Asda has confirmed it will be selling life and protection insurance through Lifesearch in what is thought to be the first partnership between an advisory firm and a supermarket.Money Marketing revealed last month that Lifesearch was close to winning the Asda deal and it has been confirmed today that the supermarket giant will be selling […]
By Mark Martin, Head of UK Equities at Neptune Amid the market volatility in the lead-up to the Brexit referendum, there are buying opportunities for the prudent investor, explains Mark Martin. Click here for full article Important Information: Investment risks This fund may have a high volatility rating and past performance is not a guide […]
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