Michael Howard has announced his decision to quit as Conservative leader after failing to stop Labour winning an historic third term.However Howard says he will stay on until the party commits to a new way of electing its leader after criticism of this process in the past.
By Amanda Docherty, marketing manager More people than ever are living with critical illnesses like cancer. And this will only increase as the years go on. In fact, the number of people currently living with cancer is expected to grow from 2.8 million to at least 4 million by 2030*. Improving survival rates are, without […]
National consolidator Succession has acquired Inverness-based MacKenzie Investments, co-directed by former Institute of Financial Planning director Phil Billingham. It has also purchased Cheltenham IFA Warwick Butchart Associates. Both firms were acquired in August and brought a combined £350m of assets under advice to Succession. Chartered financial planner McKenzie Investments has four planners including one trainee […]
The Financial Ombudsman Service has ruled in favour of five individuals who lost nearly £100,000 after transferring their pensions into non-standard investments using Sipps. In June, law firm Anthony Philip James & Co issued five cases against Sipp administrator Guinness Mahon Trust Corporation over allegations it worked with unregulated introducers to facilitate non-standard investments. In […]