It is something of a truism to say an advice gap was created as a result of the RDR. There are fewer advisers in the market where those who were close to retirement decided to shut up shop a couple of years early, and consumers are not always prepared to pay upfront for advice. There […]
“Lacklustre” UK GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2015 means we are unlikely to see interest rate rises anytime soon, economists say. GDP growth in Q4 2015 was 0.5 per cent, up just 0.1 per cent on the previous quarter, estimates by the Office for National Statistics show. Although the growth in Q4 was […]
Creative Auto Enrolment has become the latest pension provider to add an employer charge to meet the burden of servicing small firms In a note sent to advisers, seen by Money Marketing, the provider says “the economic reality has changed” and from 1 March 2016 employers will be charged £20 plus VAT a month. The […]
Former Investment Association chief executive Daniel Godfrey has joined the advisory board of savings and investment app Moneybox. In the role, Godfrey will be advising the technology group on regulatory issues as well as product design. The fintech firm, which is targeting the so-called millennial generation, has raised $3m (£2m) in seed funding from Betfair […]
Walter Price, senior portfolio manager, Allianz Global Investors, discusses the aim and objective of the trust, how companies may benefit from cloud computing, why you should choose to invest in a technology fund and the potential implications of the Trump presidency.
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