The Bank of England will continue its quantitative easing programme. The Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) today announced that it expects the programme to be completed next month.The MPC will review the scale of the programme again at its August meeting. The Asset Purchase Facility, which was increased from £75 billion to £125 billion in […]
As the Pensions Regulator starts to bare its teeth and the changes mentioned in the Budget and Queen’s Speech start to come into force, it is essential that you understand your scheme and the processes you need to undertake to ensure it remains compliant. Our second re-enrolment guide looks at how to audit the key areas of your auto-enrolment scheme.
Legal & General Investment Management has hired James Crossley as UK retail sales head. Crossley joins the team from Jupiter, where he was overseeing the UK retail distribution and retail sales team. Crossley replaces Simon Hynes, who worked with Crossley at Jupiter. Hynes recently took on the role of EMEA retail distribution head at LGIM where he […]
UNIQ Family Wealth has acquired Brecon-based IFA Isaac Rees Wealth Management. It is the second acquisition made by UNIQ, run by founder and former IFP president Marlene Outrim and was completed earlier this year. UNIQ acquired Bristol-based firm Morgan Stone Independent in 2017 forming a trio of branches across Bristol, London and Cardiff. Last year […]
The consequences of the European referendum result have been far-reaching and, in many ways, unquantifiable. We can make pretty well-educated guesses about the impact of the uncertainty created on economic growth based on declining business investment, for example, but we cannot know for sure where exactly the GDP line would have gone if the country […]