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The Office for National Statistics has put a figure on the projected impact on UK growth following the decision to leave the EU. Delivering the Autumn Statement today, Chancellor Philip Hammond says while “we cannot predict the deal we will strike” on Brexit, the ONS says potential growth will be 2.4 per cent lower than […]

Through the roof: What is driving soaring replatforming costs?

A search for competitive advantage is driving up the price tag of replatforming for firms as experts warn costs could rise above estimates. A recent Finalytiq report estimates the total cost of  replatforming for Ascentric, Alliance Trust Savings, Aviva, Funds Network, Old Mutual Wealth, and Cofunds is £828.2m. But what exactly are the costs that […]

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Kim North: Providers are failing the unadvised

In the week I became eligible to access my defined contribution pension (sadly and unfairly, though, not my defined benefit pension), I spent a considerable amount of time helping others who have recently reached retirement age. The pension freedoms brought in changes to tax rules, with drawdown becoming taxed at marginal income tax rates rather […]

Hugh Young: Post-Brexit Britain should pay attention to Japan

Faith in Abenomics is fading fast if Japan’s stock prices are any gauge of investor confidence. The benchmark Topix index has fallen over 12 per cent since the start of this year. The decline extends to almost 20 per cent from August 2015, when the index hit its highest levels following Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s […]

How can I help develop my professional connections?

Graeme Ballantyne, business consultancy manager, looks at how you can maximise the opportunities through your professional connections As we move through the summer months it’s perhaps a good time to pause and reflect on whether the plans you’ve made for your business are bearing fruit. One area we at PruConsulting know many advisers have been […]

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