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Gareth James: Could Lifetime Isa exit charge fall foul of Mifid II?

The introduction of the Lifetime Isa, as announced in the Budget, has received a reasonably warm welcome. A suspicion remains it is just a Trojan horse for a pension Isa and some still fear it may negatively impact on automatic enrolment. However, taken at face value, the combination of a savings vehicle targeted at younger […]

Time for a new approach to asset allocation

Trevor Greetham, RLAM’s head of multi asset, introduces the recentlylaunched RL GMAPs. Asset allocation has become an increasingly difficult challenge for investors and advisers in the years since the financial crisis. Sometimes violent price swings in stock and commodity markets coupled with the collapse in the rate of interest on bonds have made it harder […]

David Tiller: Why we bought Elevate

We thought long and hard before bidding for Elevate, so it was surprising when I was told by a well-known industry figure “they knew” Standard Life would buy Elevate. This made me reflect, “was it really that obvious?” At the helicopter level, perhaps so. After all, Standard Life is a well-capitalised business with the cash […]

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Five ways to make your employee focus group session a success

by Debra Corey, group reward director  You just planned and booked what you thought was the perfect vacation for you and your family. You call everyone together to share the great news and instead of receiving sounds of glee and delight, you receive groans and complaints.Your youngest says: “I hate beaches, didn’t you know that?” (You think to […]

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