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Tenet trio of new services for IFAs

Tenet Group service provider IFA Professional Services is launching three new service levels for advisers. The three new packages – principal, tailored and full – are an expansion on the core T&C, research and PI offerings. Advisers can get marketing and business development information, a professional development programme, business consultancy information, a non-regulated framework and the Tenet reward scheme.


Isa in a basket

The Skandia protected multi-manager plan is a capital-protected mini or maxi Isa linked to a basket of four funds – Schroder UK mid 250, Fidelity special situations, Invesco Perpetual corporate bond and Norwich property trust. Investors will get 100 per cent of the average growth in these funds if they choose 100 per cent capital […]

The chips are down

Like a lot of investment, traded endowment policies look simple on the surface. Either as a tax-efficient savings vehicle or a low-risk investment, Teps are useful for many medium to long-term needs, including retirement. But they may not be as simple and efficient as they seem. Towry Law product research manager Simon Farrant thinks buying […]

DWP and MPs say pension system is basically sound

The Department for Work and Pensions and MPs believe the pension system is sound despite widespread claims of a pension crisis. Tory MPs were defeated on a pension crisis vote by the select committee which scrutinises the DWP. The committee&#39s report, published this week, backs the DWP view that while the UK has problems with […]

Fidelity extends free transfer deal

Fidelity is extending its 0 per cent initial charge offer period for Isa and Pep transfers into its investment trust range until April 30. Transfers can be made individually into a range of five trusts or into its 5-in-1 investment trust Isa package.

India: too big to ignore?

By Kunal Desai, head of Indian Equities, Neptune  India is officially the world’s fastest-growing major economy and remains firmly on track to become the third-largest economy by 2030, overtaking Japan and Germany. As an accelerating labour force combines with increasing labour productivity, is India getting too big to ignore? Click here for full article   […]


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