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“I’m not sophisticated.”
Lowland Financial managing director Graeme Mitchell.

“Your addition is probably better than mine.”
A HM Revenue & Customs press officer shows mathematical skills are not a key requirement to work at the tax collector.

“He must be the first bishop on these benches who has come out as a former derivatives trader.”
Former Chancellor Lord Lawson on Bishop of Durham The Very Reverend Justin Welly during a Financial Services Bill debate in House of Lords.


Lipper identifies ETF ‘death list’

Lipper analysis of the European exchange-traded fund industry has uncovered 241 funds that the fund research firm describes as being on a “death list”. Lipper head of Europe Middle East & Africa research Detlef Glow says it has put an estimated 14 per cent of the ETFs registered for sale in Europe on the list, […]


Advisers call for rethink of absolute return definitions

Advisers have called for a simplified definition for the absolute return sector after the Investment Management Association published three potential proposals for an overhaul of its current structure. The trade body is considering redefining and dividing the sector to group the funds alongside traditional asset-based sectors. One option being explored is to sub-divide the existing […]


MPs launch stinging attack on Money Advice Service

Treasury select sub-committee members have launched a stinging attack on the Money Advice Service, accusing it of “scrambling around” for a purpose to justify its budget and being an organisation which has “lost its direction”. During the committee’s first evidence session into its inquiry into the service today, Labour MP Mudie attacked MAS for lacking […]

Looking back at 2015

By Fiona Tait, Pensions Specialist 2015 was quite a year for pensions. Change, more change, and proposed changes to the changes. The Spring Budget – pre-election plans With everything that has happened since, it is hard to remember what happened in March. Following on from the bombshell of the 2014 Budget, the Chancellor confined himself […]


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