The recent report on workplace education makes my blood boil. In short, it suggests that the level of education of workers new to the workplace is poor and employers should redress the failings of the current school system.
What a very sad organisation Zurich has become. I rang to ask for a valuation and it seemed to be a different person dealing with the data protection and the valuations. She told me that no one in the valuation department had a telephone so I asked whether they use carrier pigeon instead and she […]
IFAs want more clarity on environmental, social and governance investment products to be able to better communicate them to clients. A HSBC Global Asset Management survey of over 200 UK IFAs found that 57 per cent would like more ratings for ESG products. Concerns over diversity, human rights, consumer protection, and animal welfare are the […]
St James’s Place has hired Claire Blackwell as director of marketing from Newton Investment Management. Blackwell says: “We have a responsibility to continue to develop ourselves and our proposition in the interests of better financial outcomes for clients.” SJP shuns new CII exam in favour of in-house programmes She has held a variety of positions across the […]
Something drastic needs to be done to make the protection landscape fit for today’s world Like most journalists, when I first began writing for Money Marketing years ago, I needed to be schooled in the ways of financial services. In my case, this role was carried out by a small coterie of energetic financial advisers […]