View more on these topics

Have your dinner cooked by MM editor, Tom Baigrie, Nick Cann and others

Fancy a three course meal at a top London club cooked by “celebrity chefs” including Lifesearch chief Tom Baigrie, the Institute of Financial Planning’s Nick Cann and Money Marketing editor Paul McMillan? ……… No?? Well don’t stop reading just yet.

The 2nd Annual Financial Services Honesty Dinner takes place at the London Capital Club on Monday September 17. After raising £19,000 last year for Help For Heroes, this year’s event is looking to raise money for youth charity the Brathay Trust.

Other chefs on the night will include 7IM’s Justin Urquhart-Stewart, Skandia’s Peter Mann, Investment Quorum’s Lee Robertson, Beaufort Group’s Alan Easter and Radcliffe & Newland’s Jason Ransted.

Hostesses for the evening include Money Marketing head of news Nicole Blackmore, Chelsea Financial Services’ Sam Slator and Investment Quorum’s Petronella West.

The 150 guests are also promised some “top secret but spectacular” entertainment and can participate in an auction with some top-class items on offer.

The concept is pretty simple: You eat the food and then pay what you think it is worth. The club has volunteered the space for free, everyone involved is giving up their time for free and butchers, greengrocers and bakers have been suitably blackmailed into giving us free food. Therefore every penny will be going to the charity.

Spaces are limited and available to bigger groups or individuals. For more details on reservations email Alison Masson at alison.masson@aberdeen-asset.com.

About the Brathay Trust: The charity has been inspiring young people since 1946. Some of those it works with today may be experiencing difficulties in their lives. By engaging with them Brathay inspires them and helps in developing their personal and social skills. The Trust also increases their critical awareness and raise their aspirations, which enhances their life chances.

Its aim is to become a leading charity that inspires children and young people to engage positively in their communities.

Brathay Trust delivers integrated community and residential programmes that help young people to re-engage with education, have a voice in their community, become peer mentors and young leaders, and avoid or move away from criminal activity. Please see its website for more details.

Mail on Sunday personal finance editor Jeff Prestridge has already raised over £80,000 for the charity this year by undertaking 10 marathons in 10 days around Lake Windermere and is hoping to raise £100,000.

Recommended

Will Government reforms boost the investment case for banks?

The issue of ringfencing banks’ retail and investment operations has been thrown back into the spotlight after the Investment Management Association suggested that total separation should be considered. In its recent submission to the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, the trade body broadly gave its backing to the Independent Commission on Banking’s proposal that a […]

5

Tory MP David Davis says Arch cru redress ‘unfair’ on advisers

Conservative MP David Davis has criticised the “unfair” impact of the Arch cru consumer redress scheme on the IFA sector after unveiling plans for a “bonfire of regulations”. Davis, a former Conservative leadership candidate, says the FSA’s proposed £110m Arch cru redress scheme amounts to a lack of “natural justice”, with blame for investor losses […]

15

Citizens Advice hits out at ‘colossal’ MAS marketing spend

The Citizens Advice Bureau has hit out at the “colossal” marketing budget of the Money Advice Service, saying it should be redirected into front line services. Speaking to MPs at the Treasury sub-committee inquiry into the MAS this afternoon, Citizens Advice chief executive Gillian Guy questioned why the MAS has invested in such a large […]

Rob Burdett: Are we nearly there yet?

August saw the passing of the fifth anniversary of the credit crunch and much like the thousands of car journeys which will have taken place over the summer holidays, the question “are we there yet” has been asked many times. The credit crunch has already evolved from a crisis spawned from US sub-prime mortgages into […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com