Aegon Asset Management has appointed Mark Savage head of distribution on the retail side of the business.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors still has serious concerns over the implementation of Hips, despite yesterday’s Government announcement that was aimed at speeding up the home-buying process. The Governmet yesterday set out a new consultation to promote energy efficiency by proposing estate agents include energy performance certificates.The consultation also sets out that sellers, for […]
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Changes to the trust rules mean it is vital to make gifts in the right order.
HSBC GIF Bric Markets Equity Fund
By Rob Burnett, Manager of the Neptune European Opportunities Fund In recent weeks, the bear case for European equities has become more pronounced on the back of weaker-than-expected GDP data and deflation concerns. This softening in economic momentum has led some investors to question whether the ECB is behind the curve and indeed whether it […]
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Scotland has introduced a new set of income tax bands, but pensions experts warn that the changes could cause issues with pension tax relief calculations. In the Scottish Budget today, the Government announced a new starter rate of 19p and then a 21p rate for those earning over £24,000. The higher rate of tax is […]
The scramble to do as many defined benefit transfers as possible while values remain high is unabated, and I am constantly amazed at how some firms have thrown caution to the wind in the hunt for their share of this – admittedly lucrative – opportunity. The problem is that advisers are putting their profits before […]
The FCA working group tasked with setting a template for fund charge disclosure is considering whether one or multiple templates would be more suitable. The institutional disclosure working group, chaired by transparency champion Chris Sier, has been tasked with creating a new template for fund costs and charges following the package of remedies outlined in […]