Edeus has now sold more than £1bn of its assets in the whole loan sales market. It has completed six whole loan sales in the past five months, the most recent being to ABN Amro Bank subsidiary Topaz Finance.
Bupa has launched a free health assessment tool to help employers make healthy working the norm among their employees.Bupa Positive Health will provide all new and renewing corporate health scheme customers free online health assessments as well as information and advice on work-related and general health issues.The service will also give employees online access to […]
Aifa will this week publish the first of a number of papers on the retail distribution review aimed at dispelling some of the “myths” surrounding the review.The series starts with an overview of the RDR process and main issues with detailed analysis of specific proposals including customer agreed remuneration, qualifications and capital requirements.Aifa says the […]
Heartwood Wealth Management says separating income performance from growth performance when selecting equity income funds provides a better overview of funds’ risk profiles than just analysing total returns.
Holly Cassell, Assistant Manager of the Neptune UK Opportunities Fund The decision of the Federal Reserve not to raise US interest rates at its September meeting was met with surprise by many, and has been blamed by some as the chief catalyst for the global market volatility that followed. How does this affect the timing […]
Almary Green, the advice firm led by industry veteran Carl Lamb, is in sale talks with Smith and Pinching Financial Services, Money Marketing understands. One source tells Money Marketing Almary Green staff have visited the Smith and Pinching offices, and that there have been discussions around a merged firm being floated on AIM. The Norwich-based […]
A weekly account of the curious goings-on in the world of financial services Locked out While WSJ correspondents were kept very busy at Money Marketing Interactive in Harrogate last week, there was still plenty of time spent in the bar with industry friends. So came about the story of Aegon director of new business, Martin […]
The FCA is analysing information from 40 firms about their adviser recruitment processes and what quality checks are in place on the advice they give. Earlier this year, Money Marketing revealed that the FCA sent letters to a sample of firms asking about training, competence and hiring records for staff. A Freedom of Information Act request […]