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Threadneedle launches investment guides

Threadneedle Investments is launching a series of investment guides for retail investors for use as a support aid for intermediaries dealing with clients.

The three guides, Investing For Your Future, Why Do I Need A Financial Adviser and How To Build A Portfolio Of Investments, will be distributed through investment advisers and through the Threadneedle website.

Threadneedle retail managing director David Sachon says: “Feedback from advisers indicated it would be very helpful if we could provide educational guides to emphasise how investors can make the best of opportunities offered by the world&#39s bond and equity market and to help investors look at investments in the long term.”


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When Australian Rob Adams first set foot on English shores in 1990, theonly weight on his shoulders was his backpack. With no job, no ties and nomore responsibility than to drink in as many Earls Court bars as possible,London did not seem a bad place to be. But on UK soil for the second time, […]

Clerical Medical takes commercial break

A new £1.5m Clerical Medical TV advertising campaign launches on August 1 and will run for four weeks developing the modern cleric and medic characters introduced last year.The ad stroryline centres around a professional married couple in their thirties, Paul, a doctor and Kate, a vicar.The intention is to illustrate how flexible financial products like […]

NU and L&G incentives to draw IFAs to net

Life offices are competing for IFAs&#39 online business as Norwich Union andLegal & General offer incentives to encourage IFAs to use the internet. IFAs must now transact all NU term insurance business online as thecompany no longer offers quotes in branches or by phone. NU is offering increased allocation rates of 0.25 per cent on […]

Platform fixes lower amid threat of base rate hike

Non-conforming lender Platform Home Loans is overhauling its fixed-raterange to attract cautious borrowers fearful of interest rate rises. Platform is introducing two new loans and cutting the rate on two existingproducts after seeing demand for fixed-rate loans rocket by 13 per centlast month following market speculation of a rise in rates. The new loans at […]

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Global benefits predictions for 2015 from Jelf International

According to Doug Rice, managing director of international services, in 2015, managing their international duty of care will become an increasing focus for UK-based overseas organisations in both managing their short- and longer-term challenges. As a result, strong independent advice and innovative technological solutions will become more important than ever in managing their global benefits.


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