Advisers favour single rate of pension tax relief

A majority of independent financial advisers think there should be a single rate of tax relief according to this week’s Money Marketing poll. More than 120 advisers took part in the poll with 77 in favour of a single rate of tax relief, 39 against and six undecided. Yellowtail Financial planning managing director Dennis Hall […]


Alliance Trust banks £21m from sale of Liontrust shares

Investment firm Alliance Trust has sold more than four million shares in Liontrust Asset Management for around £21m. According to a stock exchange announcement, the 4,060,792 shares were sold for 520p per share. They represent around 8.2 per cent of Liontrust’s entire issued share capital. When the sale of Alliance Trust Investments to Liontrust completed […]

Carmignac founder: ‘Not selling my firm is my obsession’

Carmignac founder Edouard Carmignac has defended the independent status of the business saying he won’t sell the boutique firm to a bigger company. Speaking at an event in Paris, Carmignac, who is both chief executive and chief investment officer addressed investors saying while there are no immediate plans for a successor to take on his role, the €56bn […]

Who cares?

By Tracey Dickson, marketing consultant There are almost 7 million carers in the UK – that’s around 10 per cent of the population who provide unpaid care for a disabled, seriously ill or older loved one.1 But according to a report from the charity Carers UK, 20 per cent of people providing 50 hours or more of care […]


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