As consolidators continue to acquire advice firms, analysts are assessing the financial position of key firms in the market to see how long the buying spree can continue. Aim-listed AFH continues to lead the way in volume of acquisitions, with 14 in the year to October 2017, its recently released accounts show, and eight so […]
Lloyds Banking Group has sold its remaining stake in Standard Life Aberdeen as the two investment giants continue their fight over the future of a key mandate. Lloyds and Standard Life Aberdeen remain in dispute resolution proceedings after Lloyds terminated its £109bn Scottish Widows Investment Partnership management deal with Standard Life Abderdeen in February. Aberdeen […]
With more than 150 years of history behind the Old Mutual brand, what does the future hold for its advice, investment and platform arms as the group prepares to split?
The New Model Business Academy is running a free financial education programme for teenagers that will be delivered by advisers. NMBA, part of the SimplyBiz Group, is partnering with M&G Investments, Brand Financial Training, Zurich, Vanguard and BMO Global Asset Management to sponsor the programme. The programme will be delivered by financial advisers who have […]
Out there lies a warm ocean of desert islands, sun, sand and palm trees, where individuals can choose how and when to tax-efficiently access their pension fund and realise the retirement dreams they have worked so hard for.
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