ABI director general Stephen Hadrill has written to environmental secretary Hilary Benn calling on the Government to increase spending on flood defences and drop plans to build new houses on flood plains.
Charcol has launched a “simple-to-switch” tracker aimed at borrowers who do not want to pay remortgage fees every few years.It has no arrangement fee, no exit fee, free valuation and legals for remortgages, no early repayment charges and no higher lending charges.Charcol.co.uk product specialist Katie Tucker says: “This product is ideal for borrowers who want […]
US rate rise: A new era to buy and hold quality By Felix Wintle, Head of US Equities Watch Felix Wintle discuss the US’s first rate rising cycle in a decade and why he believes a focus on quality stocks will be key for outperformance in this environment. In the video Felix discusses: The impact […]
The rise of ethical funds and sustainable investment brings into question just how broad and subjective the space can be One of 2018’s most-used buzzwords in investment has been “ethical”. The rise in popularity of environmental, social and governance investing has been widespread, and in 2017 more than £1bn of net retail money flowed into […]
The Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice Association has published an updated version of its Mifid II feedback template and guide. Both documents jointly authored with the Tax Incentivised Savings Association were originally issued for industry comment in June 2018. The updated template and guide reflect the feedback received from Pimfa’s product governance and template testing working groups. […]
Legal and General Assurance Society has apologised to a client for making repeated mistakes in the information it gave about the amount of tax free cash he could take. In a ruling from The Financial Ombudsman Service, Mr M complains L&G’s errors resulted in the need for him to return funds and caused him “significant trouble” and […]