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Online auction bids flood in for Beckham&#39s boot

The highest bid so far for the replica Adidas football boot – the type Beckham wore when he scored that penalty against Argentina in World Cup 2002 – signed by the player himself is now £940.

You still have a chance to get your hands on this extraordinary memento, which has been box-framed along with a quarter final ticket from the 2002 tournament and a signed image of Becks, by going to and tabling your bid before the end of the Euro 2004 tournament.


Abbey for Intermediaries produces pensions simplification pack for IFAs

Abbey for Intermediaries has produced a pensions simplification pack for IFAs containing support material, which they can use with their clients in the run-up to April 6 2006 (A-Day). The pack will be available from July 2 2004 and contains a guide to maximising business opportunities in the run-up to A-Day, including sample approach letters […]

BuildStore in the running for National Business Awards in Scotland

BuildStore has been shortlisted for two major awards at the prestigious National Business Awards for Scotland. BuildStore is one of five finalists in two categories – The E-Business Strategy of the Year and The Growth Strategy of the Year. BuildStore will make a presentation to the judges in July and the winners will be announced […]

Legal & General Partnership receives MTA letter

The Legal & General Partnership has been issued with its minded to authorise letter by the FSA. The Legal & General Partnership will act as principal for firms wishing to be Legal & General&#39s appointed representatives for mortgage, protection and general insurance sales under the new FSA regulations starting to come into effect from October […]

Enable gets its MTA letter

The letter, shown here, arrived at Enable&#39s offices on Friday last week. It states: “We are minded to approve your application based on the information you have given us.” The letter means prospective appointed representatives joining the network can be confident they will be able to trade after Mortgage Day. Although not a cast iron […]

China: growth defence or another debt-fuelled boom?

By Douglas Turnbull, Head of Chinese Equities at Neptune Following recent stimulus efforts from Beijing, Neptune’s Douglas Turnbull examines how the government’s long-term reform agenda can be balanced with supporting growth and addressing structural challenges, and the investment opportunities arising from this.Click here to read more Important information: Investment Risks Neptune funds may have a […]


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