Former Rathbones boss leaves Pimfa board

Former Rathbones chief executive Andy Pomfret has left the board of the Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice Association board. A Companies House filing shows Pomfret’s position was terminated as of 30 November. Pomfret was chief executive at Rathbones for a decade from 2004 to 2014. Pimfa was formed through the merger of Apfa and […]


Property helps drive bumper adviser investment trust inflows

Increased inflows to property investment trusts have contributed to what appears to be a bumper year for advisers buying the closed-ended funds, data from the Association of Investment Companies and Matrix Financial Clarity shows. Although data for the full year is not yet available, investment trust sales for the first three quarters totalled £745m, already surpassing the […]


RBS shareholders call for governance committee

RBS shareholders have called for the creation of their own governance committee to liaise with the board. Shareholder associations ShareSoc and UK Shareholders’ Association will submit the resolution on Friday on behalf of 136 investors, the Financial Times reports. The purpose of the committee would be to improve corporate governance and shareholder engagement. RBS said […]

Need guaranteed, increasing retirement income? This may be the answer

It’s well known that people tend to become more financially conservative the closer they are to retirement, and grow increasingly cautious with their pension savings. At that point the focus is often more about protecting accrued savings rather than building funds for retirement. This has become even more topical after pension freedoms were introduced in […]


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