Japanese society

The opportunities for investors from Japanese societal change

From ageing demographics and labour shortages, to changing consumption patterns and dietary habits, Japanese society is evolving. As a long-time investor in Japan, a large part of what we do revolves around identifying these trends early and focusing on those areas we anticipate being the principal beneficiaries of this societal change. Below, we highlight three […]


Compliance tip: What to consider before selling your firm

Selling an advice firm is a big decision and can often be a complex and drawn-out process. But reviewing the following areas prior to any acquisition discussions can help smooth the ride and lead to greater success. Culture: Not only is having an appropriately client-centric culture a regulatory requirement, it will also be of interest […]

Quilter listing boosts profit at Old Mutual

The listing of Quilter contributed to a 42 per cent increase in post-tax profit at Old Mutual in the six months ended 30 June. Quilter, formerly Old Mutual Wealth, listed on the London Stock Exchange valued at £2.76bn on 25 June. In half-year results released this morning, South African business Old Mutual, which is still listed […]

Moneyfarm eyes advice expansion as customer numbers double

Robo-adviser Moneyfarm has seen the number of investors using its service double in the past year, latest results show. It now has almost 30,000 clients. However, despite revenues topping £1m for the first time, total losses increased to nearly £14m. Since the launch of a new pension product this year, the average first investment size […]

Jelf flexible benefits

In Focus: How to choose a flexible benefits provider — seven top tips

Jelf Employee Benefits looks at some of the key considerations employers should think about when reviewing and choosing a flexible benefits provider. Choosing the right benefits for your employees is one thing but delivering a successful employee benefits strategy is about understanding the complete picture and delivering it in a personalised way so that it resonates with each and every individual in your business. 


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