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Interactive Investor moves to Moneyfacts for personal finance data

Building on the existing investment services – including £10 share trading, an award winning fund supermarket, CFDs and more – Interactive Investor&#39s strategy sees it widening its offer to become a complete financial service. The service will place equal emphasis on mortgages, loans, credit cards, banking, savings, life insurance, pensions, tax and financial planning.

Given the importance of this suite of services &#45 including search facilities, best buy tables and a &#39Rate Your Provider&#39 tool &#45 Interactive Investor was keen to use the UK&#39s leading provider of up-to-the-minute financial product data and analysis.

Tomas Carruthers, CEO of Interactive Investor, says: “Moving beyond solely investment services to become a complete personal finance solution for online consumers is a pivotal step for us. We insist upon robust, objective and comprehensive product information for our customers and that&#39s exactly why we chose Moneyfacts as our key data supplier.”

Moneyfacts now provides the Interactive Investor website with best buys and search facilities spanning the entire market for credit cards, personal loans, savings accounts and current accounts.


FSCS extends protection

The FSCS is the UK&#39s statutory fund of last resort for customers of financial services firms. This means that FSCS can pay compensation to consumers if a financial services firm is unable, or likely to be unable, to pay claims against it. This will usually be because it is insolvent. FSCS is an independent body, […]

Rate rises start to hit home

Three million people admit they struggle financially because of recent rises in their mortgage payments, with just over two million saying they may have to consider selling up if interest rates rise again. Despite the base rate remaining steady this month, the cumulative effect of five rises over the past year has led to millions […]

Green house effect

Ethical mortgages may not be the first item on the list of options you put before your client, but if you are not aware of what benefits they offer you could be doing them a disservice. A number of providers offer ethical, or green, mortgages – the best known being The Co-Operative Bank, the Ecology […]

In search of qualification clarification

The reason for this is simple: I was curious to find out what exams advisers will have to take come Mortgage Day as while talking to a number of brokers and mortgage institutions it quickly became evident that there is still some confusion about what will actually happen. For those who don&#39t know, December 31 […]

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White paper — recording sickness absence

The latest figures from the Department for Work and Pensions illustrate that sickness absence is still a major cost to businesses, with an annual bill for sick pay and associated costs to employers of £9bn. This paper from Jelf Employee Benefits looks at the importance of recording sickness absence for any employee health strategy and how this can be carried out in an efficient manner to reduce absence, improve employee engagement and drive up profits.


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