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Wesleyan launches new pension contracts

Wesleyan Financial Services is set to launch level allocation personal pension contracts in July this year.

The move is the life office&#39s response to the Government&#39s Green Paper on stakeholder pensions. It says the move will provide customers with fairer transfer values if they switch to stakeholder pensions in April 2001.

Wesleyan will also guarantee any personal or group personal pension plan issued since December 15 1998, the date the Green Paper was released. It will be accorded the same transfer values as the those issued under the new structure.


Regulator and former regulator clash

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Scottish Provident International special deal on top ups

Scottish Provident International is offering double allocation rates on top up premiums to its offshore savings plans.The special offer for existing customers applies to regular premiums into international retirement plan Momentum and its savings plan Quantum.New top ups to the existing plans will receive double allocation in the first month of the increase.The offer is […]

Lincoln sponsors Rugby League for £1m

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Foresters Friendly Society appoints deputy chief executive

Foresters Friendly Society has promoted Mark Rothery to deputy chief executive.Rothery will combine the post with his existing role of compliance officer. He joined the Southampton based friendly society in 1991 as an internal auditor.The friendly society, which is a niche protection provider, is looking to develop its accident and sickness, income protection and funeral […]


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