New figures requested from the Office for National Statistics by Jelf International reveal the countries with the largest numbers of employees working for a UK-controlled parent company (known as UKFAs or UK foreign affiliates).
If you meet Carlton Hood, Old Mutual Wealth’s customer director, don’t mention meerkats. Hood was chief executive of the price comparison website Confused.com when rival firm Compare The Market unleashed its popular ‘Compare The Meerkat’ advertising campaign in 2009. “That was the biggest challenge of my career,” he jokes. On a more serious note, Hood […]
Sesame is to close its Financial Adviser School and is consulting with staff affected by its decision to scrap its investment advice network. In March, Sesame Bankhall Group announced it will no longer operate as a network for investment advisers as part of a fundamental overhaul of the business. In an update to members today, […]
Broking technology firm GBST Wealth Management is to power Just Retirement’s new simplified retirement platform. The advised-only platform has been developed following the introduction of pension freedoms earlier this month. It will allow customers to purchase an annuity as well as leave their pension invested in a low-risk “rainy day” fund. Just Retirement group communications director […]
Ali Unwin, Manager of the Neptune US Opportunities Fund Making America Great Again? Donald Trump has presided over a strong market – or a continued “big fat ugly bubble” in his own parlance – characterised by low volatility and steady top and bottom line growth in most sectors. The market has climbed a ‘wall of […]
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