Fortis UK chief executive Barry Smith has unveiled plans to increase the number of IFAs distributing the firm’s Real Life Cover plan.
A third of brokers are planning to sell more protection business as a way of dealing with the credit crunch, according to a survey by Astra Mortgages.
LV= Asset Management has launched four new Oeic sub-funds through LighthouseCapital.
Advisers are looking increasingly at providing the discretionary management of client assets, says Worldwide Financial Planning IFA Nick McBreen.
In 2016, Cormac Weldon expects the economy in the US to favour selected smaller companies in housing, airlines and technology.
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Experts have played down any immediate moves from the FCA towards those firms that are not prepared for Mifid II regulation that comes into force on 3 January 2018. However, concerns remain that a “material number” of small asset managers have not yet started preparing for the major European regulation. The FCA expects firms to […]
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