What was your first job in financial services? I worked for a small consultancy business in Macclesfield, mainly focusing on compliance. It wasn’t always fun but I learned a lot about what good looks like. Describe your current role. I am managing director of threesixty. I spend most of my time talking to advisers, figuring […]
At the beginning of the month, Nick and Martin Bamford caused amusement around the industry by announcing the launch of Informed Choice’s robo-adviser as an April Fools prank. What many in the industry might find scary, however, is that they are not too far away from the truth. The emergence of real robo-advisers is, in […]
Fixed penalty notices also increase in Q1.
If you meet Carlton Hood, Old Mutual Wealth’s customer director, don’t mention meerkats. Hood was chief executive of the price comparison website Confused.com when rival firm Compare The Market unleashed its popular ‘Compare The Meerkat’ advertising campaign in 2009. “That was the biggest challenge of my career,” he jokes. On a more serious note, Hood […]
In the UK, everyone can pass on £325,000 of their estate on death without paying any inheritance tax, and, as of last April, there is an additional amount of £100,000 available (subject to conditions). For a UK domiciled or deemed domiciled individual, any assets over this, wherever in the world they are located, are generally […]
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