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Ashcourt Rowan Asset Management – Managed Portfolio Service update

Ashcourt Rowan Asset Management – Managed Portfolio Service update

Update: The managed portfolio service is now available through the Ascentric wrap platform




Cicutti: Should an IFA offer advice on will dispute?

Forgive me if, for once I ask your opinion rather than tell you mine. I have been on a quick holiday, having been made an honest man of, but while I was away my mind could not help wandering to a query raised by some friends just before I left. All too often, problems you […]

The drawbacks of drawdown

I have just received my income drawdown statement and it shows that my maximum income is going to drop significantly. How can this be? Many people reaching their five-year reviews are in a similar situation. Three key factors influence the maximum withdrawal amount and all these are conspiring against you at the moment. The first […]


Advisers urged to view Money Advice Service as business boost

Advisers should see the Money Advice Service as a potential boost to their business because it will prime people for regulated financial advice, according to Treasury financial secretary Mark Hoban. Speaking at the Tax Incentivised Saving Association annual conference in London last week, Hoban said regulated advice is vital and that while it is important […]

Three catalysts for European equities

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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