Despite the lack of enthusiasm among investors for Isas following three years of equity losses, prod...
Despite the lack of enthusiasm among investors for Isas following three years of equity losses, product providers are taking steps to capture any last-minute purchases in the run-up to the end of the tax year.
M&G, Invesco Perpetual and L&G will all accept applications for processing in the 2002/03 financial year on 5 April, a Saturday. L&G is accepting hand-delivered and telephone applications up to midnight on 5 April, with investors able to pay by debit card.
The group will take faxed lump sum Isa applications up to 10pm, with customers needing to include their debit card details, while internet applications will be accepted up to 11.45pm.
Invesco Perpetual is opening 12 Isa collection points across the UK from 8.00am to 6.00pm on 4 April, while its administration centre in Henley will be open for hand and courier delivery until midnight on 5 April and its London office until 1pm on that day.
M&G is accepting hand delivered Isa applications to its Chelmsford offices up to 9pm on 5 April, while telephone and internet applications will be taken up to 11.30pm.
An ambitious objective
'Something completely new'
'Illusion of control'
Reasons to be cheerful
Total investment reaches £9m