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Myners-style investigation into retail investing expected

The industry is expecting a second Myners style investigation into retail investing after today’s publication of the Myners report on institutional pension funds.

Sources close to the report indicate that with-profits, Oeics, unit and investment trusts are to come under the microscope in a new investigation.

This will aim to expose the “obscure” practices that take place in retail investing, including use of free asset ratios and past performance.


Hats the way IFAs like it

After the developments of the last few months, it would be easy to get depressed over the future as an IFA. Traditional sources of income are disappearing rapidly. Commission on personal pensions is now around one-third of what it once was and other pension products may well follow. Commission on endowments is heading towards two-thirds […]

L&G external funds take in stakeholder

Legal & General is making multi-manager external funds available on its stakeholder and individual pensions from April 6. In addition to its own funds, it will also offer a range of fund links from Deutsche Asset Management, JP Morgan, Newton Fund Managers and SG Asset Management. The funds will be available to customers through L&G&#39s […]

Dementia gap in LTC funding

IFA Care is urging the industry to design dementia-only policies to bridge the gap in the Government&#39s funding proposals which outline what long-term care costs it will meet. People suffering from dementia may have to foot the bill for their care because the Government&#39s funding proposals do not cover the condition. The Alzheimer&#39s Society says […]

See which way the wind blows in typhoon alley

While we run stories of doom and gloom, IFAs are doing very nicely thank you. It should come as no surprise in the Isa season, even a muted one, coupled with the launch of a new pension, that more business is coming IFAs&#39 way. But by April next year, the whole marketplace could be turned […]

Time to stop the salami slicing on tax relief

Steve Webb  – Director of Policy and External Communications As the Autumn Statement approaches, Steve Webb calls for the Government to stop tinkering with tax relief. Twice a year, in the run-up to the Spring Budget and the Autumn Statement, we face a torrent of speculation as to what changes the Chancellor might make to […]


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