Friends Provident PLC Doc re Shareholder Circular

Friends ProvidentPLC Doc re Shareholder Circular
Friends Provident plc (the Company) announces that copies of the Shareholder
Circular relating to the introduction of Friends Provident Group plc as the
holding company of Friends Provident plc by means of a Scheme of Arrangement
under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 including Notices of Shareholder
Meetings and the Prospectus relating to […]

Friends ProvidentPLC Director/PDMR Shareholding

Friends ProvidentPLC Director/PDMR Shareholding
TIDMFP.
Notification of interests of directors/persons discharging managerial
responsibility and connected persons pursuant to DTR 3.1.4 R(1)
7 May 2009
Friends Provident plc announces the transfer of 54,379 treasury shares from the
Treasury Shares Account to the trustees of the Friends Provident plc Share
Incentive Plan (SIP) at a price of GBP0.6226 per share to […]

Friends Provident plc - Interim Management Statement including first quarter 2009 Life & Pensions new business

Friends Provident plc - Interim Management Statement including first quarter 2009 Life & Pensions new business
Maintaining our strong financial position
Corporate highlights
· Strong Insurance Groups Directive (IGD) surplus, estimated at £0.8 billion at 31 March 2009 (31 December 2008: £0.85bn)
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Online registration now available for enhanced notification service

Online registration now available for enhanced notification service
Advisers can now quickly and easily sign up online to receive Friends Provident’s automated notification service, Event Manager. Over 225 intermediary firms have already subscribed to the service since its launch in May last year.
Friends Provident is the only provider to offer such a comprehensive automated notification service […]

It pays to go back to basics says Friends Provident

It pays to go back to basics says Friends Provident
The latest Online Seminar from Friends Provident proved a hit with advisers with 208 attending the live event and a further 50 advisers viewing the online seminar using the on demand facility after the event. The Seminar was hosted by Ed Stuart-Brown, head of protection […]

Friends Provident goes live with Options

Friends Provident goes live with Options
Friends Provident has today gone live with Options, the system that has been designed to speed up the payment of Open Market Option (OMO) transfer amounts to annuity providers.
Options has been developed by the UK’s leading pension and annuity providers and Origo, the e-commerce standards body, in conjunction with the […]

Friends Provident plc - Preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2008 (unaudited) Strong capital position; good progress on strategy

Friends Provident plc - Preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2008 (unaudited)
Strong capital position; good progress on strategy
Financial highlights
* Insurance Groups Directive (IGD) surplus remains strong, estimated at £0.85 billion at 31 December 2008 (31 December 2007: £1.3bn) and estimated at £0.8bn at the end of February 2009
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Friends Provident plc Directorate Change

Friends Provident plc Directorate Change
Friends Provident plc announces today the retirement of Lady Judge, the deputy chairman, from the Board of Friends Provident plc, effective from 21 May 2009, the date of Friends Provident’s Annual General Meeting. Friends Provident also announces the appointment of Rodger Hughes to the Board as an independent non-executive director with […]

Thirtysomethings in the midst of a financial bottleneck yet contemplating career u-turn

Thirtysomethings in the midst of a financial bottleneck yet contemplating career u-turn
Early into their fourth decade, UK thirtysomethings experience a bottleneck of financial pressure - it’s the average age they get married, have their first child and climb onto the property ladder - yet this is also the time they believe is best to make […]

Long-term planning beats short-term perks

Long-term planning beats short-term perks
As the credit crunch bites, employers are being reminded that Britain values its benefits and that many employees are looking for long-term support ahead of short-term financial gain. Research released from Friends Provident found that one in five (20 per cent) British workers have turned down a job due to the […]