“I have had a coffee and am in rant mode.”- Lifesearch senior technical adviser Kevin Carr.
The Scottish Widows guaranteed investment bond is a five-year FTSE 100-linked guaranteed equity bond.
Todays Queens speech will include plans to regulate the home reversion side of the equity release market.
Helen McCarthy has been promoted to head of pensions and savings at the ABI.McCarthy takes over from Joanne Segars, who has since left to join the NAPF. McCarthy is an internal appointment and she was previously a pensions policy adviser to the ABI.Prior to the ABI, she worked for both the Treasury and the DWP.
Some IFAs are too attached to their investment role to consider outsourcing.
According to Doug Rice, managing director of international services, in 2015, managing their international duty of care will become an increasing focus for UK-based overseas organisations in both managing their short- and longer-term challenges. As a result, strong independent advice and innovative technological solutions will become more important than ever in managing their global benefits.
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