Artemis European Growth Fund: “Cheap and churning out growth”
Macroeconomic matters are less significant for stockpickers, says fund manager Philip Wolstencroft. The companies in his portfolio are growing reliably and stand at a 20 per cent discount to the market.
Adviser introducer website VouchedFor is to launch its first TV advertising campaign next week. The series of adverts will run from April 18th on channels including National Geographic, Channel 4, Sky News and ITV3. They will focus on the current lack of retirement planning carried out by many people and the value to ordinary people […]
Pension providers are refusing to disclose how much they are spending on new committees charged with boosting transparency and ensuring customers get value for money. New independent governance committees are publishing their first reports into pension products offered by insurers. However, none of the firms Money Marketing spoke to would reveal how much they are […]
The unresolved issue of insistent clients, providers frustrated by technical problems and a lack of customer data means the Government’s pension revolution has not been covered in glory. The first anniversary of the launch of George Osborne’s ground-breaking liberalisation of the pension systems finds the industry grappling with more questions than answers. New figures show […]
The end of pension commission has arrived and the world for corporate advisers has fundamentally changed forever. This will have a more profound effect on corporate advisers than RDR or sunset clause has on their private wealth peers. Acting as a “broker” to distribute other people’s products is not a sustainable business model. Corporate advisers […]
Balance: Wealth Planning managing director on setting up a new firm and being fed up with inadequate systems Advisers are waking up to the fact that younger people are the clients of the future, and Balance: Wealth Planning managing director Rebecca Aldridge is no exception. She is weeks away from launching a second company that will […]
Two professional bodies have joined forces to co-brand and promote an Islamic finance qualification. The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment’s Islamic Finance Qualification was launched in 2007 and has now got backing from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. CISI and ACCA signed a memorandum of agreement regarding their collaboration on the Level 3 […]