Co-op Bank hires former Lloyds boss as CEO

The Co-operative Bank has brought in the former commercial banking head at Lloyds Banking Group to be its chief executive following several years of turmoil. Andrew Bester is to replace Liam Coleman, who has spent a year and a half in the job. According to The Times, the appointment is the fifth change at the […]


Govt makes delay to cold-call ban official

The government has made the postponement of a cold-call ban until autumn official. Under the terms of terms of the Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018, the government was required to bring forward its plans for a ban on cold-calling by the end of June. If government did not introduce a ban by June it […]


Adviser demand for DFM service drives Investec growth

Investec is boosting its presence in the north of England as it responds to demand from advisers using its discretionary fund management service. Investec Wealth and Investments recently hired two trainee paraplanners and three graduates in its Leeds office and is eyeing hiring more people in the city. A statement from Investec says the Leeds […]


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