This week former RBS chief executive Sir Fred Goodwin handed back more than a third of his pension.
The Personal Finance Society is calling for its members to volunteer for the Citizens Advice Bureau’s MoneyPlan initiative, which provides free generic financial advice to consumers.
Government funding for selected financial advisers to obtain ISO 22222 through Standards International has been extended for a further year, following the Government’s Train to Gain initiative.
Fortis Investments is looking for opportunities to go short in developed equities in the view that unwarranted optimism is being priced into the market.Emiel Van Den Heiligenberg, the head of tactical asset allocation and balanced solutions, says previous market bottoms have lasted from three-and-a-half to 11 months. This time, however, he expects the current downturn […]
By James Dowey, Chief Economist and CIO at Neptune The Bank of Japan (BoJ) surprised investors on 28 April by holding monetary policy steady following the meeting of its Policy Board. Many investors had expected an easing of monetary policy and, as such, the TOPIX Index has fallen and the yen has strengthened. Why has […]
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The PLSA is also proposing to create a single policy body to oversee its work Members of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association will be asked to scrap the trade body’s current constitution on Friday. Speaking at its annual conference in Manchester yesterday, PLSA chair Lesley Williams said the constitution, created 44 years ago, is […]
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However, it is believed legislation for the pensions dashboard will not be in place before the project is live Pensions minister Guy Opperman has put an end to speculation the Government will not continue work on the pensions dashboard by confirming the Department for Work and Pensions will lead the project. Writing in The Times, […]