Last week, we launched the second half of our Game of Two Halves competition, offering the sporting day of a lifetime with Save & Prosper. We are now in week two. If you missed the questions on page 5 (how could you?) turn back. Four IFA readers have the chance to win tickets to the […]
Directors of the PIA's biggest member firms face hefty fines in four months if they continue to drag their heels over the pension misselling review. The PIA has brought forward individual registration for directors of its 92 biggest members in a bid to speed up the long-running review. The contracts come into force on May […]
While I appreciate the point that Phil Gammond was making in his letter (Money Marketing, December 4), he was overgilding the lily in his comparison of the actual cost to the customer of fees v commission. It is not right to compare the net cost of advice (£120 in his example) with the gross earnings […]
HSBC Asset Management has reissued its Dublin-based Global Protection Pep, which allows investments up to £9,000 to be made, using both the single and general Pep allowances. This Pep has traditionally been aimed at the cautious investor perhaps dipping a toe in the equity market for the first time. However, HSBC is also targeting investors […]
Jacob de Tusch-Lec, manager of the Global Income Fund, analyses a sell-off so “vicious” that the ‘hot’ stocks are underperforming emerging markets. What does it mean for the portfolio – now and in the months to come?
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 […]