I did not think I would ever write this but I am really pleased that the Government decided to design and build a private sector funded pension plan. I know you all think that is a bit of a U-turn for me, what with all I have said about this proposal to build a national scheme of personal accounts, but I mean it.
The proposals concerning nonUK domiciled and non-UK ordinarily resident individuals made in the pre-Budget report last October generated considerable antagonism, debate and publicity. All that response has had some impact on the Finance Bill provisions reflecting these changes.
The world around us is changing at a faster pace than ever. Generations are changing and over the next five to 10 years the graduates who have grown up with Facebook and Twitter will start to lead corporate UK and expect modern technology as a matter of course.1
UK stocks have fallen to bargain prices and investors should look closely at them, according to start fund manager Richard Buxton. Last night prime minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote as she won the support of 200 Tory MPs against 117 who voted against her. Fund managers have argued that the confidence vote could […]
Embattled asset manager GAM has announced a “comprehensive restructuring programme” this morning in the wake of poor anticipated results. The manager hit headlines in August when it was forced to liquidate the fund range of investment director Tim Haywood after an internal investigation uncovered issues with his risk management procedures and record keeping. This morning, […]
Next year is set to be one of challenge and change for the advice profession, but also one of opportunity, as the UK plots an uncharted journey outside the economic boundaries of the EU and planning businesses continue to adapt to evolving regulation. The past 12 months have seen advisers work to meet new European […]