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“Your doggy bags contain full details of the latest CII survey, and no champagne.”
Charter Insurance Institute director of policy and public affairs David Thomson looks to emphasise the not-for profit nature of the organisation.

“Sorry, I didn’t mean to be interesting…”
New Council of Mortgage Lenders director general Paul Smee.

“Well there aren’t really any bonuses any more.”
British bankers’ Association spokesman on Labour’s call for the Government to repeat bonus tax.

“I really thought you were actually hacking my phone.”
Eden Financial head of asset management Ed Rosengarten about a Money Marketing scoop.


Perspective pre-tax profits increase

Perspective Financial Group has nearly quadrupled its pre-tax profits to £447,000 in the first half of 2011 compared to £113,000 in the same period last year. The firm acquired Shirebrook Wealth Management, Austin James Consulting and McGrath Rathbone Financial Management in H1, 2011. It saw a 44 per cent increase in revenue to £8.8m from […]

More jobs go as Aegon continues to cut costs

Aegon UK has axed a further 116 jobs and closed its affinity group advice service Aegon Direct as it continues its cost-cutting programme. The job cuts include the loss of 17 roles within Aegon Direct, which will close by the end of this year. The firm is aiming to reduce operating costs by 25 per […]

Aviva Investors aims to promote sustainable investments

Aviva Investors has commissioned a report which proposes environmentally hostile activities result in higher insurance premiums for companies. Forum for the Future this week launched the ’Sustainable economy in 2040; a roadmap for capital markets’ report, which calls for the prioritisation of environmentally sustainable investments. The report outlines a series of actions, including issuing penalties […]

SJP appoints Iain Cornish in non-exec role

St. James’s Place has appointed Iain Cornish as an independent non-executive director. Cornish (pictured) is currently Yorkshire Building Society chief executive having joined the firm in 1992 but is to step down from the role at the end of the year. Cornish also served as a member of the FSA Practitioner Panel from 2007 to […]

Bonds in 2017: Stick or twist?

Royal London Asset Management Bond Fund Managers Paola Binns and Craig Inches look at why short duration could be a key tactic for fixed income investors during 2017. Read the full article here The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up and investors […]


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