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Economists warn market is blind to house price stagnation

Economists warn the UK housing boom has hit its peak and predict increased mortgage competition as soaring property valuations stretch borrowers’ affordability to breaking point. Research published last week by estate agents Haart suggests house prices are likely to be flat or fall. Haart, which runs around 100 branches, says it sees decreasing demand in […]

The Money Marketing Awards 2016

Welcome to our winners special for the Money Marketing Awards 2016. The advice firms recognised here have demonstrated their client focus, their ability to communicate the complexities of financial planning, and ultimately the value of advice. The shortlisted advisers have been subject to an intense and robust judging process, so thank you to all of […]

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MPs to demand Phillip Green pays £600m into BHS pension scheme

MPs holding an inquiry into the collapse of retailer BHS are set to ask former owner Sir Phillip Green to pay up to £600m to help close the pension scheme deficit. According to the FT, Work and Pensions committee chair Frank Field said MPs would “laugh” if Green offered to pay anything less. Field estimates […]

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Osborne backs away from emergency Budget

Chancellor George Osborne says the UK’s vote to leave the EU will not trigger an immediate emergency Budget. In a statement today, Osborne says the UK is in a “position of strength” but that there would still be an “adjustment” to the economy. Osborne says: “It is inevitable, after Thursday’s vote, that Britain’s economy is […]

The Rubik’s Cube: China’s policy trilemma

By Douglas Turnbull, Investment Director, Head of Chinese Equities China faces a ‘Rubik’s Cube’ policy trilemma, whereby it needs to sustain a minimum acceptable level of growth, deal with issues such as overcapacity and reform the financial system to make it a far more efficient allocator of capital. Given the contradictory nature of these objectives, […]

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