Here is a riddle for you. Question, what’s even bigger than the total number of IFA clients? Answer: the total number of IFAs’ ex-customers. Oh and by the way, the use of the word “customer” is deliberate. Jokes aside, one of the most staggering omissions of all the discussion about the consequences of the RDR […]
The Government is seeking industry views on how the European Court of Justice’s decision to ban gender pricing in insurance contracts will affect the UK. In March, the court confirmed that gender pricing for insurance contracts will be abolished from December 21, 2012. This followed an opinion from advocate general Juliane Kokott last year that […]
Leeds Building Society has appointed Robin Litten as its finance director. Litten, who is a qualified accountant, will join the society in January. He joins from Skipton Building Society, where he was chief commercial officer, and was previously deputy finance director at Barclaycard, finance director at Barclays Private Banking and group finance director and then […]
The Pensions Regulator’s head of defined-contribution June Mulroy is leaving her post in January next year. Mulroy has led the regulator’s efforts to improve standards in DC schemes over the past year. She says: “My time at the regulator has been both hugely challenging and enjoyable. I am proud to have played a role in […]
By Mark Martin & Holly Cassell, Neptune UK Equities As investors continue to digest the UK electorate’s vote to leave the EU, Neptune’s Mark Martin and Holly Cassell explain why they believe housebuilders remain dangerously overvalued Click here to view full article Important information Investment risks Neptune funds may have a high historic volatility rating and […]
Adviser trade body Pimfa has called on the government to go forward with the pensions dashboard as rumours swirl that ministers are considering abandoning the idea. Pimfa’s call comes after reports claim work and pensions secretary Esther McVey believes that the pensions dashboard would be a distraction to rolling out universal credit and so should […]
The Money Advice Service will soon be superseded by a new public financial guidance body, rolling it into Pension Wise and The Pensions Advisory Service. Money Marketing looks at some of the key stats for the organisation ahead of the transition.
The year so far has been full of manager and senior staff moves. Earlier this month, eight senior staff at Standard Life Aberdeen left to go to Aviva Investors, to join former Standard Life Investments equities head David Cumming. With moves like this in mind, is a management team or sole manager the better choice? […]