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Virgin helps &#39unloved&#39 NU policyholders

Virgin Money is offering a dedicated helpline for Norwich Union stakeholder policyholders who are feeling “unloved” after NU&#39s decision to concentrate on larger, more profitable schemes.

Virgin says it loves every one of its customers and says companies like NU could run stakeholder as a closed book and service could suffer.


ABI rethinks plan to close savings gap

The ABI has revamped one of its key proposals to close the savings gap, cutting to £100m from the original £500m it wants the Government to spend on tax breaks for employers which provide their staff with access to financial advice.Presented as part of a package of measures to persuade people to increase saving at […]

ScotLife tells MPs of pension tests

Scottish Life has set MPs its four pension tests to pass for a simpler system.The tests, which have been detailed previously in Money Marketing by ScotLife head of pension strategy Steve Bee, aim to ensure changes work to better the system instead of adding complications.In its response to the Parliamentary work and pensions select committee […]

AMP warns &#39don&#39t rely on state benefits&#39

AMP is warning families not to depend on state benefits to protect them if they are affected by illness, accident or death.It says if the main family earner is not working, living standards could suffer considerably if they have not bought a protection product. They could also have additional costs relating to illness such as […]

Risky business

The Diary&#39s favourite all-action hero Skandia&#39s Matt Davies has made his TV debut duelling with a fencing instructor and street fighting.Channel 4&#39s Faking It documentary challenged the mild-mannered Davies to convince a panel of judges that he was a professional stuntman. He was shown anxiously confessing to a video diary that he thought he was […]

Natixis video: Making smarter use of asset classes

Content supplied by Natixis Global Asset Management This video from Natixis Global Asset Management focuses on Active Share. One strategy for the smarter use of equity investments is ensuring you get what you pay for. According to the company, looking at Active Share can give you a better perspective on where performance comes from. Active […]


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