The Association of Residential Letting Agents warns nearly 4m new dwellings will be needed in the next 15 years to fulfil demand. With the inadequacy of pension provision and increasing life expectancy, solutions such as retirement homes for rent, equity release schemes and Reits seem likely.
The final draft of the Mifid level 2 rules reveal that the EU is adopting a flexible principle-based approach, giving the FSA scope for implementation. Advisers will not have to record all client conversations but will face more stringent rules regarding product suitability justifications.
Several BM Solutions’ staff are set to quit in the next few weeks, adding to the HBOS exodus. MM understands that a number of middle management and back-office staff are waiting for March bonus payouts before handing in their notice, with Oakwood their likely destination. HBOS head of intermediary business Grenville Turner is leaving in […]
London is awash with fancy bars and lavish restaurants to choose from when making a big announcement or launch so when Pink Home Loans decided to brave the stag and hen night haven Walkabout on Shaftesbury Avenue for its big day, it probably took many by surprise. On second thoughts, a room full of mortgage […]
IFA Promotion chief executive David Elms says the Personal Finance Society’s new adviser search facility could struggle because it includes multi-tied and tied advisers. He says the find an adviser tool is seen as a rival to IFAP’s Unbiased offering but he thinks it will fail to attract third-party referrals because comp- anies will not […]
Loomis Sayles’ Macro Analyst, Craig Burelle, discusses the key takeaways for bond markets during Q3 2016 and looks at the outlook for global growth and inflation. Click here
- Top trends
News and expert analysis straight to your inboxSign up
Latest from Money Marketing
A well-written, well-executed strategic plan is key to enhancing the value of an advice firm
The Pensions Ombudsman and The Pensions Regulator have agreed to share information to increase their understanding of issues in the sector. The agreement follows the FCA and TPR announcing in February they will work together on a strategy to tackle risks in the pensions sector over the next five to 10 years. The agreement announced […]
Platform Alliance Trust Savings continues to be affected by staff departures as three senior executives are understood to have left the business. Money Marketing understands commercial director Ed Carey and customer services director Gordon Murray have recently resigned from their posts. According to LinkedIn, Carey joined ATS in 2016 as sales director before taking on the commercial […]