I can’t believe we are already over halfway through February and, for many of you, this means just seven weeks or so before the first round of Chartered Insurance Institute exams. There were over 20,000 diploma exam sittings in 2009 and this year is set to be even higher. It is encouraging to see advisers […]
“Nigel and Laith they start handing each other love notes in the office.”Hargreaves Lansdown head of pensions research Tom McPhail reveals the office antics of colleagues, pension analysts Nigel Callaghan and Laith Khalaf. “I spent eight hours investigating critical illness on my laptop.”Highclere Financial Services partner Alan Lakey telling a MM hack about how he […]
Jamie Clark – Business Development Manager The recent report from the Pensions Policy Institute demonstrates the sheer scale of auto-enrolment so far and what we can expect in the future. We’ve pulled out the key information to save you reading the full report. Auto enrolment in numbers Sources: Pensions Policy Institute, The Future Book: Unravelling […]
Adviser trade body Pimfa has called on the government to go forward with the pensions dashboard as rumours swirl that ministers are considering abandoning the idea. Pimfa’s call comes after reports claim work and pensions secretary Esther McVey believes that the pensions dashboard would be a distraction to rolling out universal credit and so should […]
The Money Advice Service will soon be superseded by a new public financial guidance body, rolling it into Pension Wise and The Pensions Advisory Service. Money Marketing looks at some of the key stats for the organisation ahead of the transition.
The year so far has been full of manager and senior staff moves. Earlier this month, eight senior staff at Standard Life Aberdeen left to go to Aviva Investors, to join former Standard Life Investments equities head David Cumming. With moves like this in mind, is a management team or sole manager the better choice? […]