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Anti-racist initiative

Britannia has teamed up with Stoke City FC to raise awareness of racism in sport.

The two will launch a campaign to educate local school children about the negative effects of racism.


Owners warm to lifetime option

Research from Prudential reveals 44% of home owners over 55 would consider a lifetime mortgage. This compares with just 18% of the same social group in 2004 and 9% in 2003. When the question is opened up to all age groups, 48% are interested in lifetime mortgages. The fact lifetime mortgages are now regulated makes […]

FSA appoints vice-chairman of Consumer Panel

The Financial Service Authority today announced the appointment of Adam Phillips as the vice-chairman of the Financial Services Consumer Panel.Philips will take over the role from November 1. His predecesor Dianne Hayter stood down at the end of September 2005. Callum McCarthy, chairman of the FSA, says: “I would like to welcome Adam to his […]

Clients may want to repay on schemes

You are probably aware by now of the recent product launches from Just Retirement and Prudential. But it is wise not to let the headlines distract us from considering the overall structures of the products.

Portman revises five-year fixed mortgage

Portman is revising its five-year fixed rate mortgage.The five-year fixed rate, currently at 4.45%, will be amended to 4.54%. There will be a 499 acceptance fee, up to 95% LTV, no higher lending charge up to 90%, a facility to make part repayments of up to 5% of the loan amount borrowed without incurring an […]

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White paper — Nigeria International Insights

Jelf Employee Benefits closely examines healthcare provision and challenges within Nigeria. This will be of particular interest to HR decision makers with employees based in Nigeria, and assesses the environment, risks, facilities and safeguards that are relevant to organisations that are actively deploying expatriate staff in this location.


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