Annie Shaw is a freelance financial journalist Monday was the occasion of one of Jasmine Birtles’ famous networking evenings at the Gore Hotel in South Kensington. Finance guru Jasmine founded the website moneymagpie.com and is indeed a magpie herself, collecting stars of TV and business who she assembles at her legendary parties. Present among the crowd on this occasion was Claire Richmond, the founder of findaTVexpert.com, which could prove a useful showcase for IFAs looking to raise their profile.
The Pension Policy Institute (PPI)’s recent report “Value for money in DC pensions” tries to identify factors by which people can assess whether their pension offers fair value for money (VFM). Fiona Tait provides an overview of the findings. Positive Outcomes It is extremely hard to assess VFM in a pension. Press activity naturally focuses […]
As we hurtle towards the new year, it is worth remembering much of the so-called client-centricity discussed is, in fact, little more than process that will not determine whether you win, lose or draw. Sure, a process needs to be reliable, cost-efficient and to point the right service at the right people. But it is […]
The Association of Member Nominated Trustees and the UK Sustainable Investment Association have urged pension funds to keep an eye on whether their investment consultants’ sustainable investment advice lives up to the minimum service requirements under regulation. The AMNT and UKSIF says consultants should meet minimum requirements as soon as possible so as not to […]