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 […]
The gap between what women earn and save compared to men continues to grow according to Office for National Statistics figures released today. Analysis for young people aged 16 to 29 shows the level and growth of median annual earnings were generally lower for women than men whether they were degree or school-educated or had […]
Open banking could drive advice forward faster than anything else, although it is not without its risks You will have heard a few people talking about open banking lately, so what is it? Its origins are in yet another piece of European regulation – the second Payment Services Directive – and it was pushed along […]