Resolution Asset Management has recruited Grant Shotter and Wilfred Willwong from Barings to be partners in its new emerging markets boutique, Hexam.
Sesame parent Misys says it has received a number of indicative offers for the whole company as well as for parts of the company and a number of parties are carrying out due diligence.
National Association of Pension Funds chief executive Christine Farnish is leaving the organisation after four years. Farnish is joining Barclays as public policy director and a replacement has yet to be announced. The NAPF says Farnish has strengthened its reputation as the leading voice in workplace pensions and helped to increase its membership base. She […]
First time buyers will face a potential shortfall of over 5,000 each, despite planning to spend two years saving for their deposit, according to Alliance & Leicester.The A&L mortgages study found FTBs want to save a deposit of 11,710, about eight per cent of the average first time buyer house price. However, when it comes […]
Client information: Nicola York reports on the battle between brokers and lenders over releasing clients’ data
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued its first fines to employers for failing to meet their auto-enrolment duties, along with 163 compliance notices giving employers a deadline to take action.
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The workplace presents a significant opportunity for advisers, yet many are still shunning this sizable market, experts argue. The pension freedoms and auto-enrolment have increased the unmet need for advice in the workplace. Some larger employers and pension trustees are no longer content to leave employees to fend for themselves among scammers and fraudsters and […]
Neil Woodford has rejected gloomy UK growth forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility revealed in yesterday’s budget, arguing the country is on track to achieve annual growth around 2 per cent. According to the OBR, growth this year will be 1.5 per cent, and fall to 1.4 per cent in 2018. Through 2019 and […]
Trade bodies tend to live in a cloistered environment while advisers keep the industry on its toes