Fidelity International is proposing to close 10 of its 12 offshore multi-manager funds as they have failed to generate critical mass. The natural resources fund and global high-alpha fund will remain open.
Whatever you think of media coverage of high-profile personalities’ battles with cancer, the effect has been an increased awareness of these cancers and the importance of monitoring your health and getting yourself screened, even if you feel perfectly well at the time of your check-up.
Flexible benefits platforms are becoming increasingly popular, with 80% of employers with more than 100 employees offering some form of flexible benefits scheme, compared with just 11% a decade ago. However, global mobility of employees is on the rise, with nearly 57 million expats predicted by 2017, which can add further complexity to your picture.
Technology firm IRESS has struck a deal with the Julian Harris Network that will see its XPLAN Mortgage platform rolled out to all 132 of the network’s advisers. According to IRESS, the software does not require a would-be borrower to provide credit files up front, and it will enable pre-qualification for a mortgage offer early […]
Instead of looking for innovations, we should seek to create new meanings for new audiences, based on used ideas My last article for Money Marketing appeared to accuse advisers of stifling innovation and, as you can imagine, comments were made. In my defence, I was doing so less by way of criticism and more by […]
I have never been a great fan of daytime television, despite the worst possible occurrences of man flu over the years, but the recent news coverage on the employment status of veteran presenter Lorraine Kelly got me thinking. In particular, about just how long the “self-employed” status will remain a robust and safe position to […]