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AT Kearney is going strong

In an article on Intelligent Finance in MS’ December 5 issue, we stated that AT Kearney “later became the Mitchell Madison Group”. The company says that while some colleagues left it at one point to form or to go to work for the Mitchell Madison Group, AT Kearney still is very much in business and preparing to celebrate its 80th anniversary in 2006.


MMD condemns governments SIPP u-turn

My Mortgage Direct has condemned the government for taking away a much-needed savings vehicle by excluding residential property from the SIPPs rules.The chancellors U-turn in this weeks pre-budget report should not have come as a complete surprise, says Cath Hearnden, director of MMD. Hearnden says: We have always been slightly nervous of this scheme, simply […]

Select & Protect sees MPPI sales increase by 100%

Select & Protect, a UK general insurance provider has seen sales of its age-banded MPPI product, Intego, increase by 100% since its launch in August. Bruce Reid, managing director of Select & Protect, says: We are delighted with the uptake of Intego, to see sales increase by this much in such a short space of […]

This Turner is certainly no masterpiece

Turner? I thought he was a landscape painter. Call me dim but I couldn’t initially understand why everyone was making such a fuss over an artist who died in 1851 or his pension – other than the fact that he didn’t get one. launches low-cost loan protection has launched low-cost loan protection insurance that cost under a fifth of the average price charged by the top 10 lenders.As well as the low cost benefits include tax-free benefits being payable from day one rather than being subject to the usual 60-day excess period.It is a monthly contract that can be cancelled by […]

Keep calm and carry on?

We British are known for our stiff upper lip and just getting on with things. It’s part of our quirky cultural behaviour – like forming orderly queues, or saying sorry when it’s not our fault. Many of us just aren’t that great at talking about what’s bothering us. But if someone feels that the stresses […]


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