Harry Baldwin has joined Winterthur Life as IT development manager to expand its Professional Edge range of adviser support services. Baldwin was previously in a freelance role providing IT consultancy to IFAs.
Schroder recovery fund manager Ben Whitmore is joining Jupiter to run the UK special situations fund, taking over from Paul Sheehan who will continue to manage Jupiter’s Primadona investment trust. At Schroders, UK analyst Kevin Murphy and pan-European analyst Nick Kirrage jointly replace Whitmore.
I have worked as a product delivery consultant in the financial services industry for the last five years. As a contractor, I have worked for most of the major product providers. It has been my job to deliver new products or developments to existing products for companies which will improve customer service and/or help meet […]
Baring Asset Management has hired Matthias Siller to join its Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) equities team.Siller joins from Austrian investment management company Raiffeeisen Capital Management.He has over nine years experience on both the buy and sell sides, including proprietry trading Central and Eastern European equities and derivatives, and will be responsible for the […]
Graeme Ballantyne, business consultancy manager, looks at how you can maximise the opportunities through your professional connections As we move through the summer months it’s perhaps a good time to pause and reflect on whether the plans you’ve made for your business are bearing fruit. One area we at PruConsulting know many advisers have been […]
Next year is set to be one of challenge and change for the advice profession, but also one of opportunity, as the UK plots an uncharted journey outside the economic boundaries of the EU and planning businesses continue to adapt to evolving regulation. The past 12 months have seen advisers work to meet new European […]
The FCA has today proposed changes that would help unlock patient capital – investment seeking long-term returns, such as venture capital or infrastructure – through unit-linked funds to retail investors. The regulator has also published a discussion paper on the effect of the existing UK framework on investments in patient capital. As part of this year’s budget, chancellor […]
Three advisers talk to Money Marketing about taking time out to help the community Christmas is traditionally a time for giving, so as our thoughts turn to the festive period, how are advice firms giving back to the community or the profession? The great outdoors As a seasoned mountain walker and scout leader, much of […]