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IFAs demand more transparent and flexible commision

Scottish Life, the pensions specialist arm of the Royal London Group, has released figures that indicate a growing demand for more transparent and flexible commission structures from IFAs and their clients.

The figures, which relate to individual pension business at Scottish Life, reveal that more than 75% of new business is currently written using the financial adviser’s fee remuneration option. The take up demonstrates the desire from advisers and their clients for more transparent and flexible commission structures.


Keep it local, say the B2L pundits

Investing close to home is key to successful buy-to-let, according to pundits surveyed in this week’s Mortgage Strategy cover feature. Five industry experts give their views on where and how they would invest 100,000 in the property market. Most would prefer to stick close to home so they can keep an eye on their investments. […]

TBMC announces range of sub-prime mortgages

The Business Mortgage Company, the Cardiff-based commercial and buy-to-let packager, has launched a range of sub-prime buy-to-let mortgages, offering deals with no higher lending charges and flexible criteria.The products, available in conjunction with Rooftop ICMG, are aimed at clients with impaired credit histories. The criteria include ignoring defaults, no paper proof of employment status for […]

The Money Centre appoints four directors

The Money Centre has appointed four directors to its team. Lynsey Scrivener has been promoted to marketing director, Wayne Kilby to operations director, Dawn Bower to business development director and Bronya Cluer to finance director.Lynsey Scrivener, previously head of marketing and public relations, has been with The Money Centre since 2000. Joining from a local […]

Platform reveals Car Chaos winner

A lucky adviser has come out on top as the winner of Platforms Classic Car Chaos competition, successfully navigating their way through the online hazardous highway game.Stuart Burrows, a financial adviser at Heavenly Finances based in Manchester, cleverly planned his route around runaway sheep, dangerous drivers and flying birds to rack up a top score […]


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