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Wooff takes manager prize

Week eight of the challenge and it is Manager of the Month time once more. The game month is run over a four-week period, hence prize being awarded in mid-April.

Congratulations to Peter Wooff, whose team, Horraces Heroes, won him the prize with an overall gain of 0.43 per cent. Peter will get a crate of beer and football shirt.

However, Peter is only at position 114 in the overall game, so he has a long way to go if he is to win the main prize of the Lay-z-Boy Chandler chair and Dolby widescreen TV.


EFM appoints chief investment officer

Edinburgh Fund Managers has appointed Anne Richards as chief investment officer. She will join in the summer from Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, where she was managing director of its Alpha UK equity management team. Before Merrill, Richards worked at Alliance Capital and J P Morgan, gaining 10 years experience in fund management.

Award for excellence

Having experienced the worst year on record of dreadful service by product providers, we have decided to establish an award to an individual working for a product provider that has provided The Ethical Partnership with a service of excellence, integrity and application to duty.This will be an annual award based upon the previous year&#39s service […]

Pru pension sales plummet

Prudential is paying the price of cutting out commission on regular-premium pensions, seeing sales of individual policies plummet by 43 per cent through IFAs in the first quarter of this year.The company stopped offering initial commission on its former Scottish Amicable-branded regular-premium pensions products in August last year.Intermediary sales of individual pensions, which include group […]

Lawless replaces Scott as Sofa MD

Sofa is appointing retiring Axa Sun Life senior tax consultant Brian Lawless as managing director, replacing Dr Sandy Scott, who will continue in his role as director general of the CII.Lawless, who has been on the board of Sofa for four years, will aim to improve Sofa&#39s communication strategy and raise the body&#39s profile.He will […]


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