Co-operative insurance Society is offering the first ethical stakeholder child trust fund in partnership with Childrens Mutual. The CTF account invests in the CIS FTSE4 Good tracker trust.
Lenders are increasing their efforts to tie or buy distribution, says Cartel managing director Carl Wright.
The Chartered Insurance Institute is launching new exams on pension simplification.
Friends Provident has pipped Legal & General to first place in a Lifesearch survey of protection providers’ online offerings. Scottish Provident and Liverpool Victoria are bottom of the survey, scoring 47 and 49 points respectively out oa possible 100. The survey grades prov-iders on 10 criteria, including pipeline tracking, technical support, incentives, proposal forms, site […]
NSPCC chairman Sir Christopher Kelly has been appointed as chairman of the Financial Ombudsman Service. Kelly, a board member of the National Consumer Council and former permanent secretary at the Department of Health, was appointed along with five new non-executive members of the board. They are IFA Roger Sanders, HSBC senior manager Richard Hampton, Consumer […]
Despite the sharp drop in housebuilders following the Brexit result, valuations in the highly illiquid market are still at elevated levels. And whilst some investors may take comfort from superficially low price/earnings multiples, are earnings sustainable over the long term, asks Holly Cassell, Assistant Manager of the Neptune UK Mid Cap Fund. Click here to […]
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A long‑term strategy for the asset management industry will be published by the Government, it was announced in today’s Budget. The Investment Management Strategy 2 will ensure the industry “continues to thrive and deliver the best possible outcomes for investors and the UK economy,” the Autumn Budget policy paper says. The Government will work closely […]
The state of the UK economy with Brexit looming In 2017, growth is expected to come in at 1.5 per cent, falling to 1.4 per cent in 2018 Through 2019 and 2020, growth is set to fall again to 1.3 per cent, before picking up to 1.5 per cent in 2021 and then to 1.6 […]
Chancellor Philip Hammond has scrapped stamp duty for first-time buyers on properties worth up to £300,000. Speculation was rife in the media in the run up to the announcement that the tax would be scrapped altogether for FTBs to make home ownership more affordable for young people in the UK. The Chancellor has said that […]