Five scammers who lost more than £2.8m of investors’ money in share fraud schemes have been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison. The prosecution comes after the FCA probed a high-pressure cold-calling operation that promised guaranteed returns of up to 228 per cent by buying shares in a company owning land on the […]
If you are not the go-to person or firm, you are no one in marketing terms. Don’t believe me? Think of your own buying approach last time you had to find a tradesperson or professional in an area where you have little or no expertise. How did you start the search? Who did you go […]
Adviser back-office provider Intelliflo has signed a new data partnership with pension transfer specialist Selectapension. The deal is designed to drive greater choice for customers using both companies. From the beginning of September, Intelliflo’s IO Store will include a Selectapension app, allwing current Selectapension customers to move and store all their existing client reports on Intelliflo’s […]
Recent research has found retired people generally under-spend their financial assets rather than using them up as they age. This was quickly seized upon as justification for pension freedom. But are we not jumping the gun a bit? The report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies looked at retired people over a 12-year period to […]
The final stages of a sell-off can be the most interesting, says Simon Edelsten, manager of the Global Select Fund. It is not a matter of calling the ‘bottom’. Instead, investors should focus on selected stocks’ prospects over the longer term.
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