The bonds have long been called for from the pensions industry as a means of better matching long-term liabilities.
The introduction of equal treatment on all matters tax through full recognition being granted to civil partnerships creates a series of planning issues on which professional advice will need to be sought.
Investment experts say the Chancellor needs to do more than extend the existing Isa limits to 2010 to encourage long-term saving.
Morningstar CEO Toby Webb has been replaced by Bevin Desmond, Morningstars president of international operations. Desmond will oversee the running of the UK business until a replacement is found for Webb, with the group actively recruiting and expecting to find somebody soon. Morningstar has 17 international operations outside the US.Desmond says: “Toby Webb went last […]
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Trevor Greetham, Head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management, reveals why clients should be seriously concerned when short-term holdings of cash turn into a long-term investment. There is nothing wrong with holding wealth in the form of cash on a short-term basis. For many people capital stability is important and access to ready cash […]
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The Budget will lay out Government plans to help build 300,000 new homes a year, according to Chancellor Philip Hammond. The plans will include fasttracking developments with planning permission. Hammond said the Government would use “powers of state” to get homes built on these sites, according to the BBC. The Government will also unveil plans to […]