Recommended

HMRC rejects 98 pension scheme applications

HM Revenue & Customs has rejected 98 of the 1,400 applications to register new pension schemes it received over the last six months. According to an HMRC newsletter, the 1,400 applications filed between 6 April and 30 September was a 42 per cent decrease on the number of applications received in the same period in 2015. Of […]

3

Axa Wealth chief to exit amid business sell-off

Axa Wealth chief executive Mike Kellard is set to leave the business as parts of Axa are sold off. Standard Life acquired Axa’s Elevate platform in April. Axa then sold Embassy, its off-platform investment and pension division, and Sun Life, its direct protection business, to Phoenix the following month. Axa kept hold of its multi-manager investment […]

10

Adviser trade body: Drop the term ‘product levy’

Advisers should stop using the term “product levy” when calling for Financial Services Compensation Scheme reform, adviser trade body Libertatem has said. In its submission to the FCA’s ongoing review of FSCS funding, the trade body fronted by former IFA Association director general Garry Heath argues that talk of a “product levy” has not given […]

Three years of Modi: what next for India?

Kunal Desai, Head of Indian Equities. Three years ago India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept into power in an historic election. The first party in the country’s history to govern without the need for coalition support, Modi’s BJP was voted in on the promise of an impressive reform agenda. Under Modi, India’s macroeconomic health is […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment