Scottish Life has launched a new online benefits solution for SMEs. Works4u is an online employee benefits administration platform designed to help SMEs offer a wider range of employee benefits options available through Scottish Life's Retirement Solutions group pensions.
CHRISTOWS INVESTMENT FUNDS Managed Growth Fund Type: Oeic fund of funds Aim: Growth by investing in exchange traded funds, investment funds and quoted securities in the UK and overseas Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £50 Investment split: 100% exchange traded funds, investment funds and quoted securities Isa link: Yes Pep transfers: Yes Charges: Initial […]
Abbey is moving 900 jobs from its Edinburgh offices to Glasgow as part of its review of UK operations.The move could mean redundancies among the 700 Scottish Provident staff based in St Andrew Square and George Street in Edinburgh. Scottish Mutual staff will not be affected.Most of the 730 customer services staff will be offered […]
The fortunes of Standard Life and those of thousands of IFA clients are tied together.IFAs will have to await the outcome of Standard Life's strategic review before they can decide properly their attitude to the life office as a long-term business partner.But the outcome of the review also has a massive bearing on what IFAs […]
Capital Market Notes, December 2016 David Lafferty, Chief Market Strategist, and Dave Goodsell from Natixis Global Asset Management’s Durable Portfolio Construction Research Centre, assess how institutional investors view central bank policies from across the globe. Read the full article here:
The rise of ethical funds and sustainable investment brings into question just how broad and subjective the space can be One of 2018’s most-used buzzwords in investment has been “ethical”. The rise in popularity of environmental, social and governance investing has been widespread, and in 2017 more than £1bn of net retail money flowed into […]
The Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice Association has published an updated version of its Mifid II feedback template and guide. Both documents jointly authored with the Tax Incentivised Savings Association were originally issued for industry comment in June 2018. The updated template and guide reflect the feedback received from Pimfa’s product governance and template testing working groups. […]
Legal and General Assurance Society has apologised to a client for making repeated mistakes in the information it gave about the amount of tax free cash he could take. In a ruling from The Financial Ombudsman Service, Mr M complains L&G’s errors resulted in the need for him to return funds and caused him “significant trouble” and […]