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‘Cofunds should brace for more outflows’ as deal looms

Advisers are likely continue to pull assets away from Cofunds regardless of the continued uncertainties around the sale of the business, experts are predicting. Cofunds has lost £500m of its retail assets as advisers switch away from the platform, Platforum estimates. According to a Q1 adviser survey conducted by Platforum, 42 per cent said “commitment of the […]

The death of retirement – a boost for protection?

According to our recent report on the death of retirement, changes in workplace pension provision mean that coming generations of retirees could have a radically different experience of retirement from their parents. The average contribution rate into an old-style final salary pension was around 20% of total wages, the statutory minimum for a new automatic […]

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Leader: There’s a reason for the kid-glove approach to P2P

Instinctively, I am wary about peer-to-peer lending. The idea is regular investors become like banks, lending out their own money to other members of the public. But if these are borrowers that traditional banks will not lend to, should Joe Public really be the one to step up to the plate instead? The P2P market […]

What advisers thought of #MMI16

“If you are going to invest your time in an event then take a close look at this one as it ticks all the boxes” “Where else can the Treasury, Regulator, trade bodies and practitioners sit on the same line up to be questioned by an audience of advisers about issues that matter. Well done […]

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Karen Playfair, Senior Marketing Consultant A few months ago my brother casually dropped into conversation that he hoped it was ok that he’d put me down as the guardian of his three daughters in his will if something happened to both him and his wife. I was pleased that he’d thought about his will and guardianship […]

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