Royal London on MM awards, FAMR and where the Lifetime Isa falls short

In this video interview, Royal London sets out why it is backing the Money Marketing Awards, its position on the Financial Advice Market Review and its concerns about how the Lifetime Isa interacts with auto-enrolment. Chief executive of Royal London intermediary Isobel Langton welcomes the commitment from policymakers to make advice both more affordable and […]


Royal London swoops for Axa UK protection arm

Royal London is finalising a bid for Axa Wealth’s protection business, Money Marketing understands. The mutual is believed to be in second round talks with the insurer, along with several other potential buyers, in a deal insiders estimate at £40m. In August 2015 Money Marketing revealed the French-owned wealth manager was up for sale. Royal […]

Eurozone GDP growth and inflation expectations cut

The European Central Bank has cut its expectations for eurozone inflation and GDP growth, as it announced further monetary policy measures to boost recovery. Speaking after the announcement of a further interest rate cut and a €20bn extension to quantitative easing, ECB president Mario Draghi said forward expectations of growth had been cut as a […]


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