Advisers risk being frozen out of auto-enrolment due to tech deals

Advisers are at risk of being cut out of auto-enrolment as pension providers begin to sign deals that streamline the set-up process. Millions of employers are still to hit their auto-enrolment staging dates and providers are moving to simplify their journey. In June, Government-backed scheme Nest unveiled its Web Services function, which allows employers to […]

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Aberdeen to announce job cuts

Aberdeen Asset management is to announce job cuts at the end of the month but says investment roles will be spared. In its annual results later this month, the asset manager will announce “a small number of roles” will be cut, the Financial Times reports. This is mainly as a result of the firm’s acquisition […]


Bill Gross loses £324m from George Soros

Billionaire investor George Soros has taken $500m (£324m) from Bill Gross’ Janus Capital Group as the fund struggles to achieve positive returns. Soros Fund Management invested roughly $500m through a private investment product called Quantum Partners, which followed the same strategy that Gross employs for his Janus Global Unconstrained Bond fund, a source told Reuters and other media. For […]

Why your marketing campaigns may be falling short

Marketing your services effectively is critical to attracting and retaining clients. If you feel your current marketing activities are not working as well as they should be, then it could be down to one of the following reasons: 1: Lack of commitment to sustained marketing efforts So many small businesses follow a stop-start marketing effort. […]


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