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IFP appoints Manchester branch chairman

The Institute of Financial Planning has appointed Smart Financial Planning director Steve Martin as the chairman of its Manchester branch.

Martin will oversee the 250 member branch, which includes firms such as Grant Thornton, Deloittes and BDO.

He says: “During my time as chair, I will doing what I can to raise the profile of our industry, demonstrate its professionalism and educate people that financial planners are professionally qualified individuals, whose purpose is to help clients clarify their financial and non financial goals and then work with them for the long term until those goals are achieved.”


Gartmore plans merger

Gartmore is proposing to merge its £46m safeguard fund into its multi-manager absolute return fund.

Artemis Monthly Distribution Fund: positioning and outlook

Managers James Foster and Jacob de Tusch-Lec outline the fund’s investment approach and discuss current investment themes and outlook for the bond and equity markets. As James and Jacob confirm, the Artemis Monthly Distribution Fund’s aim is to generate an income from both equities and bonds. They explain their investment approach in each asset class, the sectors where they are […]


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