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LM Financial recruits John Charcol sales chief

LM Financial is recruiting former senior sales head at John Charcol&#39s Holborn head office as its regional sales director for the South of England Dale Pilkington.

Pilkington joins two other recent appointments, Chris Hervey is Lamensdorf&#39s new finance director and boasts over twenty years experience at director level in both the financial services industry and other business sectors. Terry Bates joins as director of recruitment and is tasked with an extensive recruitment programme over the next six months.  

Managing director Howard Williams says: “I am delighted to have Chris and Terry as part of our burgeoning management team. The company is in a period of rapid growth and I am pleased Lamensdorf is able to attract people of their calibre, as we broach the next phase of the company&#39s expansion.”


New Star poaches Newton fund manager

Newton Higher Income fund manager Toby Thompson has been poached by New Star Asset Management.Thompson will managed New Star’s equity income fund, which is set for launch later this year.

IFAs slam PIA watchdog over pensions redress

IFAs have slammed the PIA ombudsman for encouraging policyholders seeking redress over pension misselling to complain in order to validate any offer they have received.A Rochdale IFA is fuming after a client was advised by the ombudsman that the “only way” to verify an offer of compensation was to make a formal complaint against the […]

FSA gets clear english award

The FSA has been awarded a Clear English Service award from the Plain Language Commission for its correspondence. FSA letter writers from its correspondence unit were put through a nine-month coaching programme with the Plain Language Commission. The clarity, grammar and punctuation of more than 200 letters were assessed. The FSA deals with around 3,000 […]

Raising standards on moves to treat customers fairly

Open letter to the FSA The study published by the FSA on “treating customers fairly after the point of sale” made many valid comments which are supported by the Co-operative Insurance Society.The FSA states that unrealistic expectations are often the product of badly written information that fails to point out the risks or relevant features […]


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