Baring Asset Management is following Credit Suisse and Threadneedle and raising charges on three funds from 1.25 per cent to 1.5 per cent. The funds are the Japan growth trust, Korea trust and Eastern trust.
Scottish Life has produced a credit card sized leaflet summarising the essential facts on A day for advisers.The guide covers the 10 main areas in pensions legislation facing change at A day, including the statutory lifetime allowance, retirement and death benefits, protection and retirement annuity contracts.The leaflet, which is free, can be ordered through Scottish […]
A selection of banks and financial institutions might have received a rather surprising email from Lifesearch’s Kevin Carr recently. Carr sent out an email to numerous recipients across the industry, attach- ing a comparison table of product providers’ services. However, he probably should have checked his Wingdings before- hand, as his ticks and crosses came […]
Trade body Pimfa has announced a “strategic partnership” with cash savings platform Insignis Cash Solutions to help members “enhance their customer relations”. Advisers will be able to provide a cash savings solution to their clients and take advantage of the “simplicity of the platform”. Pimfa director of strategic partnerships Richard Adler says: “This is an […]
The Treasury has urged financial services firms to sign up to the Investing in Women Code to improve female entrepreneurs’ access to finance, resources and tools. The commitment aims to make the UK one of the “most attractive” countries in the world to start and grow a business. It complements the Women in Finance Charter, […]