Some press officers deliver way above and beyond the call of duty. On one particular occasion over Christmas, a very long lunch morphed into an even longer session of drinking tomfoolery. But at 5am, what is any PR worth their salt going to do but offer to share their hotel bed? When the two gentlemen […]
Britannic Asset Management has set up the Cartesian boutique run by the former SVM managers David Stevenson and Andrew Kelly. Its UK opportunities fund will hold 30 to 60 high-conviction stocks with a bias to mid-and small caps.
A warning has been sent by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to half a million small employers of their risk of being fined for not taking action on their workplace pension obligations. The Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) ‘Workie’ character, who first made an appearance on our screens in October last year, returns and emphasises […]
One of the key thought leaders behind the Lifetime Isa has called on the government to reduce the charge imposed on early withdrawals so it does not act as a “penalty”. In his latest paper, Michael Johnson, a research fellow at the Centre for Policy Studies, also argues that the product should not carry an […]
Questions are being asked over the prior conduct of the interim chief executive of embattled manager GAM after it emerged that he was previously fired from another job over supervision failures. The FT reports that David Jacob, who took over from Alexander Friedman last month, was let go by Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in 2001 […]