Smith & Williamson has introduced Childcare Corporation 8, an enterprise investment scheme that aims to raise money for the building and operation of around three more purpose-built children’s nurseries in the UK.This EIS takes up the objectives of the previous seven Childcare Corporation schemes by providing private day-care facilities for children aged between three months […]
Three quarters of UK adults could bequeath their estate to the wrong person, according to a recent study by Standard Life. Of the sample of over 1000 UK adults, 76 per cent had no will or had not reviewed it since their life circumstances had changed. Over half, 57 per cent, would die intestate, not […]
The Council of Mortgage Lenders welcomes the announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Government’s commitment to encourage the expansion of home-ownership. In particular, the CML looks forward to developing the work with the Government to expand the growth of schemes that will help buyers build up an equity share in […]
In this brief video, Trevor Greetham, Head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management (RLAM), introduces the Global Multi Asset Portfolios (GMAPs), touching on the distinctive investment approach used to manage asset allocation across the funds.
Last month, the BBC’s Money Box covered the story of a protection customer who had seen her quoted life and critical illness premium rise by around a third after she disclosed a historic mental health issue. The woman was taking cover as a parent of young children and had originally chosen an insurer after getting […]
The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment has set up a helpline for participants in its financial planning mentoring scheme. The helpline, which is being supported by Schroders, will be open to mentors and mentees on the programme, which started on the first of January this year, looking for support in achieving professional financial planning […]
Collapsed wealth manager Greyfriars Asset Management sold its Sipp and SSAS administration business to Hartley Pensions for £820,000 an update on Companies House shows. Money Marketing previously discovered Hartley took on 1600 Sipps, 160 SSAS and almost £500m assets under management onto its books for an undisclosed sum, with fresh documents now revealing the value […]