Save the Suffolk Life avocet! Such was the cry echoing throughout the Diary's habitat at hearing the Ipswich-based Sipp provider is looking to axe the bird, also known as the”cobbler's awl” due to the similarity between its curly beak and a shoemaker's tool. The Diary hears Suffolk is concerned at confusion between its Sipp product […]
Credit Suisse Asset Manage-ment's multi-manager team is marking its third anniversary by going on the road in Sept-ember to talk about multi-manager investing. Multi-manager services joint heads Gary Potter and Robert Burdett will be hosting roadshows throughout Sept-ember analysing performance, discussing the investment and market outlook and talking about which managers they think will be […]
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development says the CBI's pensions paper leaves questions unanswered. The CIPD wants to see a wider debate on pensions from the industry in order to achieve a workable consensus on the changes that need to be made to to tackle pensioner poverty and how this should be funded.The CIPD […]
Kensington is launching a new lender, Money Partners Limited, which will offer a range of firstand second-charge mortgage products via introducers which do not currently recommend Kensington products. Kensington finance director Simon Kingdon will be moving to MPL as finance director. He steps down from the Kensington board on October 1. Kensington will acquire the […]
Employees at Johnson Fleming, in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, are looking forward to trying out some dramatic new hairstyles on Wig Wednesday. A host of colourful wigs will brighten up the office on 20 May as staff support children and young people with cancer.
As we hurtle towards the new year, it is worth remembering much of the so-called client-centricity discussed is, in fact, little more than process that will not determine whether you win, lose or draw. Sure, a process needs to be reliable, cost-efficient and to point the right service at the right people. But it is […]
The Association of Member Nominated Trustees and the UK Sustainable Investment Association have urged pension funds to keep an eye on whether their investment consultants’ sustainable investment advice lives up to the minimum service requirements under regulation. The AMNT and UKSIF says consultants should meet minimum requirements as soon as possible so as not to […]