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Taking a punt: Cambridge is one of the venues for last-minute Isa investors

Fund managers Aberdeen Asset Management, ABN Amro, Invesco Perpetual and Schroders are joining forces to make sure IFAs do not miss this year&#39s Isa tax allowance deadline for their clients.

The group of fund managers will be manning a number of drop-off points across the country on April 5 for IFAs to get last minute Isa applications in on time.

The drop-off points include 12 venues throughout the UK, such as the National Motorcycle Museum in Birm-ingham as well as Edinburgh, Newcastle, Leeds, Exeter, Belfast, Cambridge, Guildford and Manchester. They will be open from 8am until 6pm but some of the managers will be accepting online applications until 11.30pm on April 5.

Aberdeen managing director Jonathon Polin says: “We will be at 12 locations around the UK providing a more convenient and efficient way of handling last-minute Isa applications.”


Carnaby Films – Enterprise Investment Scheme

Thursday, March 14, 2002Aim: Growth by investing in the film "A Flight ofFancy"Minimum investment: Lump sum £2,000Opening/closing date: February 4, 2001/March 31, 2002Charges: ImplicitCommission: Initial 3%Tel: 020 8758 8654

Future Mortgages appoints new PR head

Sub-prime lender Future Mortgages has appointed Richard Hurst as public relations and communications manger from IFOnline where he was marketing manager. He will be responsible for internal and external communications and will become a press spokesperson for Future. This is a new role created by a restructure of the lender&#39s communications department following Michael Bolton&#39s […]

Price looking for female advisers in UK expansion

IFA business Fiona Price & Partners, which focuses on advising women, is aiming to break out of its London stronghold and expand its offering nationwide.The firm, which currently has an all-woman team of 12 RIs, is planning to take on 30 female IFAs across the country in the next two years to work under its […]

&#39Consumer education beats rules&#39

Consumer education will accomplish more than any rules or regulations will in terms of consumer protection according to FSA chairman Howard Davies in a speech this week. Speaking at the regulator&#39s third annual education conference in London, Davies said educating today&#39s youth and promoting financial literacy among adults are the keys moving forward. Davies said: […]


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