An independent review commissioned by the Conservatives has proposed that a national system similar to TV show Dragons’ Den should be introduced to boost entrepreneurism in the UK.
The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries is to hold an event in May in a bid to encourage new lenders into the UK mortgage market.At the Mortgage Expo in belfast last week, director Chris Cummings said the AMI is looking to launch a spring event for international lenders which do not operate in the UK. He […]
Coventry Building Society has had a strong start to the year, with some competitive products forcing the lender to repeatedly make quick withdrawals to ensure service holds up.One of the products worth a second look is the 10-year offset fixed rate. Currently priced at 5.99 per cent, the deal carries an arrangement fee of £999 […]
Corporate IFAs could have something very exciting to talk to smaller employers about if early discussions between the Association of British Insurers and the Government on tax relief for small and medium-sized firms that buy health and well-being products bear fruit.
The Institute of Financial Planning has pledged its support for Aifa’s Manifesto for Advice and says any adviser that does not sign up should not be in the business.IFP chief executive Nick Cann considers that the manifesto’s focus on consumers, differentiating advice from sales and the drive towards professional qualifications should be adopted across the […]
By Kunal Desai, Manager of Neptune India Fund Kunal Desai recently celebrated his third anniversary as manager of the Neptune India Fund. Kunal has built a strong track record of outperformance since he assumed responsibility for the Fund, delivering a return of 30.3 per cent compared to the MSCI India Index gain of just 14.0 […]
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Aviva has triggered a five day platform blackout as it moves to new technology. The platform will be unavailable from 6pm on Wednesday 17 January through to Monday 22 January while the provider manages its transition onto an updated system run by technology provider FNZ. The downtime will affect Aviva’s investment platform only, but other adviser […]
JLM Mortgage Services has launched the first stage of its new ‘robo advice’ service. The mortgage and protection network claims it is the first network to launch such a tool to its members. The Virtual Adviser will allow member brokers to offer an online service to residential and buy-to-let customers. This service will offer an […]
Providers should listen closer to advisers and consumers when deciding what initiatives will work