A moneymarketing.co.uk straw poll found that 58 per cent of advisers disagreed with the Personal Finance Society’s stance that it should “stick to its knitting” and keep out of controversial debates surrounding the RDR and 42 per cent agreed.
Legal & General has put over 25,000 protection applications on risk through its L&G Max underwriting service. L&G Max captures all relevant information on a consumer’s lifestyle, occupation and family medical history over the telephone on behalf of the adviser and gives an underwriting decision at the end of the call.Protection product and propositions director […]
Symponia says the potential eviction of 103-year old Esme Collins from her nursing home due to a Government funding shortfall is further evidence elderly people are being neglected.Co-founder and managing director Janet Davies says the fault lies squarely with the Government.Davies says: “In practice this creates a disparity between private funders -people who fail the […]
Holly Cassell, Assistant Manager of the Neptune UK Opportunities Fund The decision of the Federal Reserve not to raise US interest rates at its September meeting was met with surprise by many, and has been blamed by some as the chief catalyst for the global market volatility that followed. How does this affect the timing […]
Schroders and Lloyds Banking Group have joined forces for a financial planning and wealth management proposition for wealthy clients. The new business aims to address the “growing gap in the advice market” through a personalised, advice-led proposition. The partnership will bolster Schroders’ expansion into the UK wealth management market, while Lloyds says it will help develop […]
The gap between what women earn and save compared to men continues to grow according to Office for National Statistics figures released today. Analysis for young people aged 16 to 29 shows the level and growth of median annual earnings were generally lower for women than men whether they were degree or school-educated or had […]