The cost of pensions tax relief remains largely unchanged, according to annual estimates published by HM Revenue & Customs. The figures, published today, show the cost of pension tax relief rose slightly to £38.6bn in 2016/17 from £38.5bn in 2015/16. The new data show a contrast to 2015/16, where the cost of tax relief leaped by […]
Chancellor Philip Hammond has used his Spring Statement to reveal predictions that inflation will return to its 2 per cent target over the next 12 months. The Chancellor today acknowledged inflation, which has been running above 3 per cent, eroding the value of fixed income savings, was above the level the Bank of England attempts […]
The market for wealth manager and discretionary fund manager segregated mandates is predicted to more than double to £180bn in the next two years, which will further force transparency on investment fees, according to research from consultancy NextWealth. Currently, wealth manager segregated mandates account for around £86bn in assets, which NextWealth says represents approximately 12 […]
Guy Cornelius, Credit Product Specialist at Royal London Asset Management, compares ETFs with actively managed bond funds, outlining the differences between them and explaining why these differences matter. Click here to read the article The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up and […]
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