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Full Bore

Jamie Bore (on the left of the blurry snapshot here) of IFG’s accounts department obviously knows how to get the most for his money. He is just back from completing the Sucata run, a race from London to Lisbon in a vehicle costing no more than £250 to assemble.

Jamie completed the 1,741-mile trip in three days and even managed to exchange his souped-up pride and joy for a taxi ride back to the airport.

The event raised £12,500 for charity.


MitonOptimal seeks more healthy returns than cash

MitonOptimal’s CF global portfolio has bought in to the Axa Framlington health fund as it aims to reduce its 33 per cent weighting in cash. Fund managers Sam Liddle and Martin Gray are still wary of market sentiment but they have started buying in areas that are likely to be less sensitive to an economic […]

Home and away

Property UK investors are increasingly looking overseas for property investments and the emergence of UK Reits will give them the benefits of a tax-advantaged wrapper and global diversification, says Alliance & Leicester head of intermediary mortgages Mehrdad Yousefi

Creating opportunity out of change

By Denise Wond, marketing manager The buy-to-let market has recently been the subject of a raft of tax changes, all of which make it a less profitable and less appealing proposition for investors. In response, we’ve seen a dip in demand for BTL mortgages and that’s bad news for many advisers who will now be looking […]


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