It is a bird? Is it a plane? No it’s Brokerman!A Lancashire IFA has hired its very own Superman, Clark Kent, to rid the people of Preston of their financial worries. Morecambe-based Kent, 34, mustered all his super powers to land the job at Preston commercial insurance broker Taylor Patterson. Unfortunately when this Lancashire IFA comes out of the telephone box he remains a Lancashire IFA.”I’m not a fat cat, I’m a chubby cat.” Scottish Life head of pensions Steve Bee”I managed not to pop with excitement when I spotted Marc Almond – bit of a hero – on my flight back to Glasgow.” Bright Grey’s Nicki Lundy”Not at all the sort of cartoon I would have expected from the FSA. Have they hired Max Clifford?” John Charcol’s Ray Boulger on the new FSA’s Mortgages Laid Bare website featuring naked cartoon characters”I have no idea on the big hanky – perhaps an emergency festival bandana.” Wesleyan’s Rebecca Perry on the firm’s napkin dinner invitation”I used to believe that octopuses weren’t real, you know like sea horses.” Lansons PR Lisa Fulwell
Bristol & West has established the income and growth guaranteed equity bond which combines a guaranteed equity bond with a savings account.
The FSA is calling on firms to take urgent action to ensure the selling of PPI is in line with its regulatory requirements.The call follows a number of visits and mystery shopping exercises that uncovered poor selling practices and a lack of compliance controls in the sector. The results of these exercises has revealed some […]
Our panel of experts give their views of all aspects of the EU Savings Tax Directive
Bupa Individual Protection is looking at a December launch of its online protection proposition to 26 intermediaries.
The era of loose monetary policy created an environment that rewarded passive investors in the US. However, with the US raising interest rates for the first time since 2006, Felix Wintle explains why he believes active investing will be more important than ever. In the video Felix discusses: The rising cost of capital and its […]
News and expert analysis straight to your inboxSign up
Latest from Money Marketing
Almost a third of women in the asset management industry have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a new survey, as Fidelity and the Worldwide Healthcare Trust dismiss fund managers due to inappropriate behaviour. A global survey by the Financial Times reveals 32 per cent of women working in asset management have experienced […]
Platforms are chasing assets in order to achieve scale but the winners of the future will need more than that The importance of scale is one of the key topics of conversation in the platform industry. Scale brings some clear benefits to platforms, such as allowing them to charge consumers less, providing the means of […]
The pensions industry has welcomed government reforms to boost auto-enrolment while raising concerns about their limited scope and time it will take to implement them. In its much anticipated review into auto-enrolment the government says it will lower the age at which people are eligible for a workplace pension from 22 to 18. The government […]