Keydata action group Keydatavictims has called for all investors in the secure income bonds 1-3 non-Isa plans to unite in calling for a judicial review of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme’s position on non-compensation.
The U Party, the special interest party campaigning for pension reform, has announced its second Parliamentary candidate. Ben Shaw will be standing for the U Party in the Westminster North constituency, joining party leader and Pinsent Masons head of strategic development for pensions Robin Ellison, who is standing in Hampstead and Kilburn. The U Party […]
The basic state pension would rise in line with earnings from 2012 rather than waiting until 2015 when it is is required by law, if Labour wins the general election. It would mean the Government would lose around £2bn a year by the end of the next Parliament, according to Towers Watson. Over the long […]
Join Trevor Greetham, Head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management (RLAM), for a webinar on 30 March at 2pm. During the update, Trevor will consider how various asset types have fared in 2017 and offer his outlook, using the Investment Clock model to illustrate his views. Find out more here
Banks are heading back into the world of advice but a culture clash means IFAs should not feel threatened It is interesting to see how many banks, asset managers and discretionary fund managers are moving into the advice space. Some for the first time. Others, with hope winning over experience, for the second or even […]
Baillie Gifford is lowering the annual management charge on four of its investment trusts from 1 January 2019. The Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust, Pacific Horizon Investment Trust, The Baillie Gifford Japan Trust and Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon all allow a tiered approach based on its total assets, and the group will reduce fees for the […]
FP Wealth Management director on helping other advice firms reap the benefits of taking on students If the future of advice makes you think of technology, think again. It is really all about people. A business cannot function without good people – something FP Wealth Management director Ian Bentley is well aware of. For the […]