Flemings Investment Trust Management is offering to accept Northern Rock shares in a Fleming PEP without charge until April 1999 and to sell them free of charge before then. After then the annual charge will be pounds 10 a year regardless of the size of the holding. Investors must not already hold another PEP, and must place at least pounds 1,000 into the PEP. The deadline is 4 November. Call 0500 500161.
GE Financial Assurance is offering a five-and-a-half year Safeguard Bond, paying 8 per cent annual net income or up 50 per cent growth net. Minimum investment is pounds 5,000. Call 0181-380 3388.