Nearly three quarters of financial advisers believe more product innovation is needed in decumulation, according to an exclusive survey by Bankhall with Money Marketing, but complexity continues to be a barrier to advice on hybrid products. In the survey of 252 IFAs for Money Marketing, Bankhall asked advisers what the main barrier to recommending more […]
Those that do not comply with the new requirements risk incurring substantial penalties When it comes to tax matters, you may not be surprised to learn I am especially interested in HM Revenue & Customs’ and the Treasury’s strategy to stamp out aggressive avoidance that defeats the intent of Parliament. A key part of that […]
Even after 33 years in the asset management business, Standard Life Investments UK Smaller Companies fund manager Harry Nimmo is as enthusiastic as the day he started. “I’m enjoying it so much I reckon I’ll be in the business a few more years as long as Aberdeen Standard is willing to have me. Retirement is […]
Keep clients clear of the increasing grey area between tax avoidance and evasion It is a living language, English, and I like to have a neologism or two ready for when it needs, you know, improving. But when I write or tweet the word “evoidance” I get nothing but flak. “Spellchecker on the blink?” is […]
Jacob de Tusch-Lec, manager of the Global Income Fund, analyses a sell-off so “vicious” that the ‘hot’ stocks are underperforming emerging markets. What does it mean for the portfolio – now and in the months to come?
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