Most advisers know referrals are one of the most effective methods of growing their business yet many still struggle to get them, let alone good ones. In our experience, too many firms do not even have a referral strategy in place. So, where do you start? Here are five ideas to consider in order to […]
Barclays managing director of mortgages Andy Gray is set to leave the lender next month. Gray has spent the last 18 years at Barclays, including 10 in his current role. Between 1989 and 1997 he was the marketing manager for Bank of Ireland Mortgages. Gray’s replacement will be Raheel Ahmed, who joins from Standard Chartered […]
December has left me destitute. My piggy bank lies broken and empty, my lunchtime meal deal feels like an extravagant expense and I’m down to the Bountys in my box of Celebrations. But I won’t mourn my dearly departed pennies. Between buying gifts for loved ones (then deciding to keep them for myself) to treating […]
AlphaSimplex Group believes that the most robust investment products are those that adapt to changing market conditions. Alex Healey, portfolio manager of the ASG Managed Futures Fund, talks about how holding “long” and “short” positions in alternative investments, to match market trends, can create opportunities in both up and down markets.