LV= names pensions boss as chief exec

LV= has appointed life and pensions managing director Richard Rowney as its new chief executive. Rowney succeeds Mike Rogers, who announced he was leaving the mutual in April. Rowney will take up the chief executive role later in the summer, following a short handover period. He joined LV= in 2007 as chief operating officer, and […]


Global growth forecast downgraded to 2.4%

Global growth has been downgraded by the World Bank, to 2.4 per cent, from its estimate of 2.9 per cent at the start of the year. Weak economies, low commodity prices and depressed global trade have all contributed to the downgrade. Half of the downward revision was due to slow growth in developed nations, which are being […]


Santander launches UK private banking

Santander is launching its private bank business in the UK for the first time as it also tackles smaller savers with hundreds of investment funds. The bank, which already has private banks in other markets, will launch later this year and offer “bespoke” services to clients who have £500,000 savings or investments with an annual […]

Young adult female with cancer hugging her daughter

Reality check!

Tracey Miller, Marketing Consultant I’ve just recently returned to work following 11 months of maternity leave with my second child. This ‘free time’ (cough!), meant that I could catch snippets of day time TV in between feeds and nursery runs. One particular morning, English actress Holly Matthews was giving an interview on ‘Lorraine’ about the recent […]


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