M&G Investments will reopen its £4.1bn Property Portfolio and feeder fund on 4 November after four months since its suspension. This makes the Aviva Investors Property Trust the only commercial property fund still suspended since the EU referendum. As part of their move, M&G will also remove the fair value adjustment applied on 1 July of […]
Trying to guess the outcome of a national vote is becoming a fool’s errand. Even many of the people who voted for Brexit did not think it would happen. Now we have all learned to be wary it seems no one is willing to take a punt on the US election. In the lead up […]
The news Lighthouse is launching its own investment funds and a preferred platform arrangement with Zurich is further evidence of the evolution of both the asset management and platform markets. I understand the decision was driven by the vagaries of how fund managers change the risk profiles of funds over time. The move demonstrates that […]
Chancellor Philip Hammond is considering dropping the annual Autumn Statement to focus on the Budget and move away from “gimmicks”. The Financial Times reports while Hammond will be delivering the Autumn Statement as planned on 23 November, the Chancellor is said to have told colleagues he wants to move away from gimmicks and micromanagement and […]
Research from Jelf Employee Benefits and retirement workshops specialist LaterLife Learning shows that one in two employers could offer their older workers greater remuneration flexibility so that they can benefit from the new Freedom of Pensions rules.
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