Royal Bank of Scotland is mulling launching a standalone digital bank and has assigned a former top executive to the project, according to reports. Sky News says RBS’s former chief operating officer Mark Bailie is leading the “secret” project and that tens of millions of pounds have been assigned to creating the digital platform. The […]
Younger clients used to the immediacy of the modern world fail to understand wealth is created over decades. I deal with a different demographic to most advisers in the UK. My firm’s average client age is substantially lower than that of the wider industry, at mid-30s. I work with two main subsets of clients as […]
SCM Direct founding partner Gina Miller has criticised the FCA for failing to tackle firms breaching Mifid II rules in its final asset management study report. The FCA published its final policy changes on Thursday, introducing new rules forcing fund managers to ensure their products provide value for the end investor. Miller criticises the regulator’s failure to respond to […]
The FCA has warned consumers about a copycat firm posing as consumer champion Martin Lewis’s website Money Saving Expert. In addition to using the name and regulator reference number for the site, the FCA says the fraudster is using its contact numbers and address details. The FCA says there is an increasing amount of fraudulent […]
Our monthly update from Head of Multi Asset, Trevor Greetham on the positioning of the Investment Clock and the Royal London Global Multi Asset Portfolios (GMAPs). The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amount originally […]
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