St James’s Place has revealed that its male employees are paid 47.2 per cent more than its female staff – one of the largest gender pay gaps reported by a firm operating in the investment sector. The wealth manager also revealed that women received bonuses 80 per cent lower than men on average. In SJP’s report it […]
I sat open-mouthed in the House of Commons four years ago as George Osborne announced the end of a national retirement system based on annuities. Three years on from the law change, several trends are clear. First, overall we remain in what I call ‘Income Drawdown’s Phoney War’: as long as the vast majority of retirees […]
New adviser trade body Pimfa has expressed concerns that a 21 month transition deal to leave the EU may not be long enough to reach a final deal firms can use to plan ahead. The Government announced yesterday that it had agreed a “large part” of the deal for the UK to withdraw from the […]
Katen Patel, portfolio manager, discusses the importance of considering domestic versus international exposure in UK mid caps.
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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