View more on these topics

Lighthouse signs advice deal with Royal College of Nursing

Lighthouse Financial Advice has signed a three-year contract with the Royal College of Nursing to provide its members with financial advice.

The RCN, which was founded in 1916 as a professional organisation for trained nurses, has around 400,000 members.

Lighthouse has similar deals in place with Unison, British Airways Clubs and the Civil Service Motoring Association.

LFA managing director Paul Harris says: “This contract further underpins the work that Lighthouse has successfully done in the affinity group space.”


The Technical Quiz September 6

To help you to keep up with the fundamentals of tax, retirement and financial planning, try answering these questions. Answers below.

Architas adds risk-profiling to fund range

Architas is offering the option to map its funds to the FinaMetrica risk profiling scale, to help advisers match their FinaMetrica risk-profiled clients with Architas funds. It will apply to all Architas funds, which includes the MA Active, MA Passive and recently launched MA Blended ranges. Architas head of business development Cedric Bucher says: “Whilst […]

OOC cartoon 060912

Out of context

“I’m not going to rip my bloody arm off.” Ashcourt Rowan group chief executive Jonathan Polin refuses to commit to whether his advisers will be independent or restricted post-RDR when quizzed by an MM hack. “I was up on Helvellyn today, even the sheep are using umbrellas now.” Hargreaves Lansdown head of pensions research Tom […]

Darwin founder David Jane bolsters team with 3 hires

Former M&G head of equities David Jane has made three appointments to Darwin Investment Managers to boost its distribution and investment management capabilities. Former Valu-Trac Investment Management investment director, business development, Gary Hopkins will work on both investment and distribution. Hopkins has experience across fixed income, convertible bonds and derivative markets at Banque Paribas and […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


There are 2 comments at the moment, we would love to hear your opinion too.

  1. Deary deary me, not my definition of affinity.

  2. Lighthouse Member 7th September 2012 at 2:56 pm

    Paul Harris is a good bloke and one of the very few I have any time for. I have no feelings one way or the other about the former Chairman as I hardly knew him. Still, good to see some positive news come out of Lighthouse for once. This gives me some much needed reassurance that if a guy like that remains there, things can’t be that bad.

Leave a comment