Industry experts have branded Chancellor Alistair Darling’s decision to impose a 50 per cent tax on banker bonuses as little more than political posturing which will fail to raise the predicted revenue. The tax will affect banks offering over £25,000 in individual bonuses, with the one-off levy expected to raise £500m. The tax, which effects […]
There is no doubt the opinion polls are getting interesting again and there is more than a touch of the jitters in Tory ranks. With several polls putting Tory support at less than 40 per cent – a hung Parliament scenario might be back on the cards.
Jacob de Tusch-Lec, manager of the Global Income Fund, analyses a sell-off so “vicious” that the ‘hot’ stocks are underperforming emerging markets. What does it mean for the portfolio – now and in the months to come?
Women are earning, inheriting and controlling more money than ever. Yet very few financial institutions are doing an outstanding job of attracting and serving them. How you sell and deliver financial services to men is not the same as how you sell and deliver financial services to women. Even if men and women end up […]
If you want the crash course in all things leading edge in Fintech visiting a Finovate show can be time well spent, but it’s also an exhausting experience. The first two days of this year’s Fall show in New York involved no fewer than 80 demos of fintech propositions of all shapes and sizes. Anyone […]
Where to start and what to look out for when aiming to meet the financial requirements of the client For their advocates, fund panels are like a palette, which advisers can choose from to come up with a tailor-made investment solution for individual clients. As an efficient tool at the adviser’s disposal, a panel of […]