National restricted advice firm Sandringham Financial Planners wants to grow the business by a further 60 adviser members as it hints a planned Alternative Investment Market listing may take longer than expected. Speaking to Money Marketing, Sandringham chief executive Tim Sargisson says the business brought 50 new advisers on board this year and will finish […]
Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election has been called “Brexit all over again” as investment firms warn of an environment of unprecedented political risk. Trump was declared the winner of the election after the results had come in from 45 of the 50 states. Investment firms have reacted warily with M&G Investments macro […]
High charges in actively managed funds are not justified by higher returns on average, the FCA has found. “Weak price competition” and a failure to report performance against an appropriate benchmark were just two of the shortcomings the regulator has found in the asset management market. Releasing the interim findings of a study into the […]
Chancellor Philip Hammond will ban pensions cold calling in the Autumn Statement next week with scammers facing fines of up to £500,000. Under the proposed regime, all calls where a business has no existing relationship with the consumer will be forbidden. This includes scammers targeting those who are opted-in to receiving third-party communications. The announcement […]
This guide from Johnson Fleming, entitled ‘Choosing an auto-enrolment provider’, will take you through some key questions you need to ask and what information you want to be finding out in response to these.
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