What would ‘Robin Hood’ tax mean for UK investors?

After being at the centre of debate for more than three years, the financial transaction tax has come back under the spotlight after shadow chancellor John McDonnell announced he would back it coming into force in the UK. The so-called Robin Hood tax would create a shift in investment behaviour as well as harm the competitive power […]


Nic Cicutti: Man vs machine? Robots win every time

Will robots ever take the place of financial advisers? This was the question asked last week in Money Marketing, amid suggestions that the market for automated investment tools and low-cost technology-driven solutions will gradually replace face-to-face advice. Money Marketing reported on estimates by US research firm Aite Group, which suggested the value of assets managed in […]

JP Morgan hires River & Mercantile’s Alex Stanic

JP Morgan Asset Management has hired former River & Mercantile head of global equities Alex Stanic as portfolio manager. Stanic will join the global equities team, reporting to Howard Williams. He left River & Mercantile at the start of this year after a run of poor performance and outflows on his funds. He was running the […]

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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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