Former HBOS chief operating officer Phil Jenks has joined the board of mortgage asset manager Exact. Jenks will be a non-executive director overseeing corporate governance and chairman of Exact’s risk committee.
Thoughts of pensions may have been put on the back-burner for many people, given the economic turmoil and rising unemployment. Spare cash is at a premium for many households, with getting by day to day the order of the day rather than planning for those retirement years.
Tenet has welcomed the FSA’s willingness to recognise both the value and potential risk of losing experienced advisers following its proposal to introduce QCF level four work-based assessments. The group believes that this is a positive and pragmatic approach, even though the detail is still vague at this time.
James Dowey, Investment Director, Chief Economist China and Japan have both performed strongly so far this year, while the UK and Europe are going through periods of political uncertainty. In contrast, the US has experienced a temporary soft patch, but the lower oil price is proving to be a boon for consumers. How do these […]
Former Investment Quorum chief executive Lee Robertson has been appointed to the board of the Association of Independent Non-Executive Directors. Speaking to Money Marketing, Robertson says he is looking forward to giving back to the industry, following his departure from Investment Quorum, which he founded in 2000. He says: “It just seems like a nice fit for […]
Employers providing DC pensions pay far less into them than those providing DB schemes Sooner or later, we will have to accept the fact the golden age of company pension provision in the UK is over. It has been for some time now, yet the pensions industry and the government are still in denial. The […]