Brokers, networks and homebuyers have used the hiatus in mortgage activity to strengthen their position and gain competitive advantage. Major players that want to succeed have focused on getting match-fit for the new season and are waiting for the signal that the game is about to start.
Last year, worldwide mergers and acquisitions (M&A) rose to an unprecedented $4.7tn, according to Thomson Reuters, a 41 per cent increase over 2014. Anthony Forcione, senior equity analyst at Loomis Sayles, an affiliate of Natixis Global Asset Management, looks at what’s been driving this particular wave of mergers. Click here to view full article: Loomis-Sayles
Recruitment is one of the most challenging jobs for a business owner. Get it right and the business is enhanced. Get it wrong and it costs. Like many other firms, we are currently in the process of recruiting an additional paraplanner. This is an area where demand seems to be exceeding supply. We struggle a […]
The Association of British Insurers and National Employment Savings Trust have joined forces to put pressure on the government to advance the pension dashboard project. ABI and Nest have formed a “formal partnership on “shared strategies goals”. The new partners had consulted before on issues, that concerned them both. ABI communication director Dominic Stannard says: “They […]