My business is modelled on pensions and investment. Four years ago, I looked at a number of wraps available in the market that could support my business. I opted for Skandia.There are a number of reasons that led me to that decision. Given that my business is so heavy on pensions, the fact that all […]
Cavendish Asset Management chief executive Julian Lewis has written his first novel, a children’s fantasy story set in colonial India and modernday Scotland.Lewis, who runs the firm’s 38m worldwide fund, will donate 75p for every book sold to the SOS Children charity.It has received 6,500 pre-orders and the second book in the series is due […]
Bankhall has added a new feature to its complaint-handling facility to work out investment bond redress calculations, including precipice bonds. The facility currently calculates figures for compensation on mortgage endowments.
This guide from Johnson Fleming will take you through the required communication and also give ideas for additional actions that will ensure your auto-enrolment project is a success. The topics in this guide include: the letters you need to send out; what to send and when; the importance of employee engagement; and what to consider as additional communication.
A majority of the public do not trust banks and think they were not held accountable for their role in the crash a decade ago according to a survey. A poll of 2,250 adults by YouGov on behalf of campaign group Positive Money shows how badly the legacy of misbehaviour has damaged the reputation of […]
Pension providers will soon have to begin submitting two new sections in their regulatory return to help the FCA monitor evolving risks in the retirement income market. Last year, the regulator set out plans to tighten up its data monitoring in the pensions space to stay on top of potential areas of consumer harm in […]
The FCA has revealed it is pursuing two unregulated introducers involved in the transfer of at least £86m in pension assets from over 2,000 customers. In the watchdog’s monthly round-up, FCA executive director for enforcement and market oversight Mark Steward discusses how the FCA is approaching fraudsters as a new advertising campaign launched earlier in […]