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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A High Court judge says the FCA can submit evidence in a case that could shape how Sipp misselling claims are handled in the future. In the case, which started today, lorry driver Russell Adams alleges Carey Pensions missold him a self-invested personal pension. Carey Pensions is accused of using unregulated introducers to invest Adams’s […]
Studies have found funds can be too big or too small to outperform, suggesting size does matter The assessment of whether to invest in a certain fund is a tricky business. Bearing in mind roughly 90 per cent of active funds do not beat their benchmarks over periods longer than 10 years, the odds are […]
The following sorry verse embodies procrastination on a whole new level: “Hello there, my name’s Phil; I rap like a small bear writing a will [diligently]; Estate-planning, ninja-whooping IHT; Shame I’m not as bizzie [urban affectation] with the RLP.” These words were penned in response to my father’s short verse sent to me, after the […]