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Tony Wickenden: The fine line between tax avoidance and evasion

Government action against tax avoidance has made the headlines on numerous occasions over the past few years, with significant developments in litigation, legislation and early tax collection, via a combination of follower notices and accelerated payment notices. Add to this the expansion of the disclosure of tax avoidance schemes, hallmarks to improve HM Revenue & […]

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Standard Life invests £30m in platform

Standard Life has committed to invest £30m in its wrap platform to improve retirement income processes. It says key priorities include: streamlining the delivering of drawdown and withdrawal management, improved integration with adviser applications and enhanced reporting and alerts for advisers. Standard Life head of adviser propositions and strategy David Tiller says: “With the increasing degree […]

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FCA urges lenders to develop flexible products for older borrowers

The FCA has urged lenders to develop products to better suit the changing needs of older borrowers. Lending into retirement has become one of the biggest issues in the mortgage market since the MMR. Before the rules were launch in April 2014, many lenders cut their maximum age limits, therefore making it more difficult for […]

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London & Colonial primed for sale

Sipp firm London & Colonial is primed for a sale and has approached other providers about a possible deal, Money Marketing understands. Growing regulatory pressure with the introduction of new capital adequacy rules from 2016 had led to speculation there will be a flurry of deals as the market consolidates. London & Colonial head of […]

Solving the income puzzle

There is a puzzle at the centre of financial markets. The global economy is growing, there are signs of inflation and interest rates are going up, yet yields remain low. In this article, James Foster, manager of the Artemis Monthly Distribution fund, unpicks this conundrum and looks at where investors can find income. There is […]

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