Architas has appointed Barclays’ multi-manager and alternatives chief investment officer Jaime Arguello as its new chief investment officer, to replace Caspar Rock. Arguello runs £17.5bn in assets at Barclays, having been at the firm for seven years. He previously spent 10 years at Pictet, as head of fixed income and director of third-party manager selection. Rock […]
A decision by the Financial Ombudsman Service forcing Tenet to pay compensation to a group of Sipp investors has raised concerns about how the FOS treats execution-only work carried out by advisers. The FOS ruled that Tenet was wrong to help nine clients open new Sipp accounts to invest in an unregulated scheme for a golf course […]
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go,” said Dr Seuss. I was reminded of this recently in light of the news […]
Matt Shafer, Head of International Distribution, discusses the firm’s philosophy around Durable Portfolio Construction, particularly the importance of putting risk first, thinking about better ways to use traditional asset classes and how to position alternatives in portfolios.
A quarter (23 per cent)* of the UK’s small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) do not have an absence management system in place, according to new research from Jelf Employee Benefits. Despite 69 per cent* of organisations having a system in place, three-quarters (75 per cent) report that it is not providing them with sufficiently empowering absence or health data to inform an effective wellbeing programme.
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