In the Money Marketing article headlined, FSA aims to boost its service standards, you report that IFAs have questioned the confidentiality of the questionnaire which will be held by NOP, the marketing agency we have appointed.
David Wingar, formerly of Courts IFA in South Wales, is setting up a new firm, Future Asset Management focusing on high net-worth and corporate clients. Wingars wife Nicola is responsible for administration and accounting, and Cathie Rowe will manage client details and compliance. Wingar is area liaison officer for the Personal Finance Society, and will […]
Lloyds TSB has been reported to have joined the bidding for the UK arm of Deutsche Asset Management, following revelations by Money Marketing that Old Mutual and BNP Paribas have submitted offers for the bank. DeAms UK division was effectively offered for sale in February when Deutsche Bank appointed Hawkpoint to find potential buyers. Up […]
The European markets regulator has expressed concern UK finance companies could make use of loopholes between the UK and EU after Brexit, according to the Financial Times. Speaking at a conference in London, the European Securities and Markets Authority chair Steve Maijoor said this was one of the reasons Esma is seeking to directly supervise […]
Theresa May’s announcement from earlier today that she will step down as prime minister on Friday 7 June brought a new direction to deadlocked British political scene. Yet figures from the investment management sector say her resignation does not spell the end of uncertainty, which has been holding back investment decisions. Hermes Investment Management chief […]
The FCA’s Intergenerational Differences paper highlights the difficulties that people in their late 30s to early 50s face in saving for retirement. How can the industry improve their prospects? Grouping people according to age, gender, marital status and how wealthy they are is something product providers and advice firms do to tailor their services to […]