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Finance and risk director resigns from James Hay parent

IFG Group executive director of finance and risk Aidan Comberford has resigned.

Comberford joined the board of the James Hay parent company in June 2011 having previously been head of risk and internal audit.

In a statement to the stock exchange this morning, the firm says: The Board and IFG would like to express their thanks to Aidan for his contribution over his years of service to the group and wish him well for the future.”

IFG Group reported a 23 per cent fall in operating profit from £8m in 2011 to £6.2m in 2012.


Ex-Skandia marketing director Nick Dixon joins Aegon

Aegon has appointed former Skandia marketing director Nick Dixon to the role of investment director and Sainsbury’s marketing director Hillary Williams as director of customer value management. The pair will take up their newly-created roles in September. Skandia announced Dixon’s departure in October last year as part of a cut of 200 jobs. Williams was in her […]


IFP appoints Gazzard as interim chief exec

The Institute of Financial Planning has appointed chief operating officer Steve Gazzard as interim chief executive. Gazzard is taking up the role while chief executive Nick Cann recovers after suffering a stroke in March. A note issued by the IFP today thanked the industry for get well messages and the support offered to Cann and […]

LSL Property Services back in profit as surveying claims subside

LSL Property Services made an £8.4m pre-tax profit in the first half of this year, a major turnaround on the £7.9m loss in the same period last year driven by valuation claims provisions. Last year the property giant set aside £17.9m to deal with over-valuation claims but in its half-year results to 30 June, published […]


NAO launches FCA value for money investigation

The Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority are being investigated by the National Audit Office over whether their regulation is proportionate and whether they provide value for money. The new so-called “twin peaks” regulatory structure was introduced by the Financial Services Act 2012 and requires an annual NAO review of the regulators. However, […]

Why prevention is better than cure

Quoting the famous adage, prevention is better than cure; there are many proactive benefits that can improve wellness in the workplace, decrease stress, increase staff morale and reduce absenteeism, as well as attracting and retaining employees of a higher standard. With a recent study showing that employees in Britain are working below peak productivity, preventative benefits can ensure you address potential health issues or causes of stress at their source and ensure productivity in the workplace remains at an optimum level. With this in mind, how are you using preventative benefits to help keep your workforce happy and healthy?


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