Markets have had a muted response to Italy’s referendum result which rejected prime minister Matteo Renzi’s constitutional reform plans that would have diluted the power of the Senate. Renzi resigned last night as the results showed 59 per cent of the electorate voted against the measures. As at 9.30am, the euro was at $1.0634, a fall […]
SimplyBiz chairman Ken Davy realised early in his financial services career that a clear and honest approach with clients would pay off. So in his first week at Abbey Life in 1970 he decided all his clients would know what they had bought, why they had bought it, what it cost and who they were […]
By Steve Webb, director of policy and external communications The ninth Royal London Policy Paper discusses how thousands of mothers are missing out on state pension rights when they don’t have to Earlier this month we published the ninth Royal London Policy Paper, entitled ‘Mothers Missing out on Millions’. It focuses on the thousands of mothers […]
Three top advisers have argued firms should charge more for planning as clients are becoming more willing to pay for these services. At the Personal Finance Society’s National Symposium in London last week, Thornton Chartered Financial Planners, Killik & Co and Informed Choice noted a trend that clients are accepting higher charges for advice, provided […]
As more and more employers reach their auto-enrolment staging date, thousands of HR, pensions and finance professionals have been tasked with navigating the minefield of ongoing scheme governance and auditing with little support.
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