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JO Hambro Capital – JOHCM UK Opportunities Fund

JO Hambro Capital

JOHCM UK Opportunities Fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: Growth by investing mainly in UK equities

Minimum investment: Lump sum 1,000

Investment split: Up to 100% in UK equities, up to 10% in overseas equities

isa link: Yes

Pep transfers: Yes

Charges: Initial up to 5%, annual 1.35%, performance fee 15%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 020 77475676


Calling time on binge drinkers

Unum Provident chief medical officer Professor Michael O’Donnell says that with binge drinking on the rise and the looming festive season leading to high alcohol consumption, firms should have a written policy which sends a clear message to their staff. He adds that with employers bearing the cost of absenteeism through alcohol abuse, early detection of the problem and treatment could mean gains in productivity.

Standard Life launches flexible group Sipp

Standard Life has launched a group Sipp designed to allow employees greater investment choice and control over their pension assets.The Standard Life group Sipp will allow employers to give all of their employees access to the benefits of an individual Sipp. The new product allows employees to only pay for what they use and choose […]

SWIP Property Trust celebrates first year with 17 per cent returns

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership’s Property Trust has achieved returns of 17.02 per cent over the past 12 months.The SWIP Property Trust was launched on 15 November 2004 and currently has investments worth 794.8m.The property unit trust was the first mutual fund in the UK market to offer 100 per cent exposure to commercial property and […]

IMA welcomes principal-based approach to Ucits

The IMA has welcomed the adoption of a principal based approach over the eligibility of Ucits assets in its response to the second consultation from the Committee of European Securities Regulators.It says the CESR has listened to concerns expressed in the first consultation, particularly the move away from overly detailed and prescriptive advice.It also welcomes […]

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(Another) downhill stroll — retirement planning

A report published this morning by the CIPD (CIPD Employee Outlook March 2015) provides yet more interesting data to the changing landscape of retirement planning. It should be remembered that we are in a period of genuine flux here given that the default retirement age was scrapped three years ago, and new pension freedoms come online in April. Both of these alterations will have a huge impact on how employees plan for their retirement.


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