5 November 2009
Less than 2 per cent of clients believe the alternative investment fund management directive will benefit them.
Firm to review providers’ product literature to other investment areas, not just structured products.
IMA head of communications Ginny Broad says there is no evidence that hidden costs drag down fund performance.
Hannah Stodell takes a look at plan manager failings around marketing literature for structured products backed by Lehmans.
American provider on the look out for UK acquisitions.
Rob Reid says advisers should stop moaning and get on with studying for exams.
James Smith’s boutique view takes a look at North Investment Partners.
Advisers likely to continue to receive commission on protection policies post-RDR.
Boulger warns the FSA’s Mortgage Market Review could lead to confusion over non-advised sales.
Axa warns the RDR may further limit advice for certain groups.
“It strikes me, again, that what Aifa is doing is playing to the IFA public gallery”
“Fund managers are paid to worry. So at a time when our fellow investors appear optimistic, what is there to worry about?”
Tom Baigrie gives an update on his attempts to turn his dream of a protection marketing campaign into a reality.
John Lawson says auto enrolment is happening in 2012, whoever is in power.
Liberal Democrat Shadow Works and Pension Secretary calls for Omo to be default for customers approaching retirement.