Bravura chief technology officer on how the sci-fi of his teenage years has come to pass Bravura chief technology officer Nick Parsons always envisaged a career in the tech world. What was less foreseeable when making the decision to study computing and electronics, was that some of the plot lines from his favourite science fiction […]
President Trump’s trade tariffs have got the world’s attention but are there more games to come? The predominant consideration for most investors is the current economic climate and its longer-term prospects. Because those things change relatively slowly, however, they tend to be in the background. That said, they sometimes move squarely into investors’ headlights and […]
Protection provider Vitality is set to launch its range of investment products next month. Vitality announced in February last year it planned to launch a suite of investment products towards the end of 2017. Now the provider is preparing to reveal the proposition at adviser events starting in June. Vitality Invest and Vitality Life chief […]
Prudential must compensate a customer whose transfer value was significantly reduced after a meeting with an in-house adviser. According to a Financial Ombudsman Service decision, the customer, called Mr L, was told on 2 March 2017 that the transfer value for his pension policy was £141,981. He met with a Prudential adviser, who recommended he […]
Lorna Blyth – Head of Investment Solutions The phrase ‘value for money’ is fast becoming a favourite phrase of the pensions industry. The regulator sees ‘value for money’ as a key outcome for workplace pension members and as a result both providers and Independent Governance Committees (IGCs) are keen to evidence it. But what is it […]
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