Shifting political attitudes could have a significant impact on certain companies and the economy as a whole Political opinion in the US and UK seems to have shifted in the past few years. In particular, we have begun to see greater scrutiny of capitalism and how the system operates, with people far more willing to […]
The cost of pensions tax relief for employers is £950m higher than originally estimated for the 2016/17 financial year according to figures published by HM Revenue and Customs. Its updated estimates on the cost of tax relief show the bill for relief on National Insurance Contributions for employers is higher than previously thought. Meanwhile the […]
Major providers look to shake up market Two major providers are mooting the launch of flexible drawdown products, but commentators are sceptical as to whether they will ever get off the ground. Last week Money Marketing revealed that both Legal & General and Scottish Widows could expand into hybrid retirement products. But, with a number […]
Problems with Aviva’s platform upgrade have meant some payments to advisers have failed to go through. Advisers have also complained to Money Marketing that there have been delays to income payments due to clients. Aviva has been beset with problems since it launched its new FNZ-powered platform on 23 January. This launch followed five-days of […]
Robin Geffen, Fund Manager & CEO At Neptune, we have long held the view that there is far too much concentration within the UK Equity Income Sector, with many funds having to rely heavily on a small handful of FTSE 100 stocks in an attempt to produce an acceptable yield. Our analysis shows there was a […]
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