August 2009
Money Marketing;8/20/2009, p2
The article offers news briefs related to the financial services industry in Great Britain. It notes the confirmation of Standard Life its plan to launch a property unit trust to be managed by Nigel Chapman. It offers information on the Council of Mortgage Lender's data, which shows the performance of Northern Rock PLC compared to other five biggest lenders by gross mortgage. It also mentions the second annual Financial Planning Week to be hosted by Institute of Financial Planning.


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