Fidelity global focus fund manager Brenda Reed is leaving the firm after 18 years. Reed, who has managed the £334m global focus fund since January 2003, is leaving to join New York-based hedge fund firm George Weiss Associates. Her responsibilities have been passed on to Amit Lodha. Reed joined Fidelity in 1992 as a research […]
Philip Moore has left the Pensions Corporation to join LV= as group finance director, replacing Keith Abercromby. Moore was group finance partner and chief risk officer at the retirement fund buyout group Pensions Corporation. He was previously group chief executive of Friends Provident but he left following the collapse of its planned £8.8bn merger with […]
Jelf Employee Benefits looks at some of the key considerations employers should think about when reviewing and choosing a flexible benefits provider. Choosing the right benefits for your employees is one thing but delivering a successful employee benefits strategy is about understanding the complete picture and delivering it in a personalised way so that it resonates with each and every individual in your business.
The European markets regulator has expressed concern UK finance companies could make use of loopholes between the UK and EU after Brexit, according to the Financial Times. Speaking at a conference in London, the European Securities and Markets Authority chair Steve Maijoor said this was one of the reasons Esma is seeking to directly supervise […]
Theresa May’s announcement from earlier today that she will step down as prime minister on Friday 7 June brought a new direction to deadlocked British political scene. Yet figures from the investment management sector say her resignation does not spell the end of uncertainty, which has been holding back investment decisions. Hermes Investment Management chief […]
The FCA’s Intergenerational Differences paper highlights the difficulties that people in their late 30s to early 50s face in saving for retirement. How can the industry improve their prospects? Grouping people according to age, gender, marital status and how wealthy they are is something product providers and advice firms do to tailor their services to […]