Keep clients clear of the increasing grey area between tax avoidance and evasion It is a living language, English, and I like to have a neologism or two ready for when it needs, you know, improving. But when I write or tweet the word “evoidance” I get nothing but flak. “Spellchecker on the blink?” is […]
The financial services industry has failed to find ways of nudging consumers to think about their options at retirement, despite three years of pension freedoms. A panel at the Association of British Insurers retirement conference today lamented the way companies talk to people about pensions and the lack of engagement it inspires. ABI director general […]
The FCA has said it will make it harder for firms advising on high-risk investments to become authorised with the regulator as it plans to place tougher oversight on them. In its business plan for the year ahead, released this morning, the regulator placed long term savings and pensions as one of its seven core […]
What is the future for fixed income? In an uncertain macroeconomic climate, it’s hard enough to predict what might happen tomorrow, let alone take a long-term investment view encompassing potential political and business cycles. That uncertainty can spread to even the safest of investments, and it feels like bonds in particular are being given a cold shoulder.
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