Former Bradford & Bingley chief executive Steven Crawshaw elected to receive a pension lump sum of £412,500 and a reduced pension of £105,318 a year. B&B has revealed mortgage write-offs of over £500m in its annual results.
In markets such as today, funds of funds managers are leaning on experienced managers as the best able to produce returns, with older names accounting for well over half of their portfolios these days.
Financial advisers around the world face a new frontier of challenges, including increased fee pressures, tightening regulations, growing competition from automated advice platforms and continued market volatility. In order to better position themselves for business growth, advisers will need to assume three key roles. Click to download full article
Last night, prime minister Theresa May suffered a historic defeat, with MPs overwhelmingly rejecting her proposed Brexit deal. As the Labour Party hit back with a no-confidence motion to be debated today, leading investment experts discuss the chaotic road ahead. Richard Buxton, head of UK equities, Merian Global Investors With the no confidence vote in […]
The FCA has defended its position on annual authorisation fees as well as its communication with advice firms over payment deadlines. Speaking to Money Marketing, an FCA spokeswoman says firm owners are made well-aware of deadlines. It was pointed out the regulator had placed a reminder in the regulatory round-ups published on its website in both […]