Working as an adviser today can sometimes feel a bit like being a mildly eccentric single woman living sometime in the 17th Century. By this I mean that there is a significant chance you’ll be unfairly accused, tried and punished for practices that very rarely go on. The only saving grace today is that when found innocent nowadays it’s only the industry’s reputation that’s ‘burned at the stake’.
The time for building societies to crow about their virtuous position in the financial services landscape is well and truly over.
Sarasin & Partners is to launch a sterling hedged version of both its Equisar global thematic and equity income funds.
Aegon Asset Management has announced plans to close its UK cautious managed and European bond funds on July 31, 2009.
As more and more providers start to reveal their stance on the charge cap and removal of commission and active member discount pricing, we thought it would be worthwhile to look at what these are, and the steps businesses should be taking to prepare for this.
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