I got into big trouble last week. I only tweeted a few numbers, then a simple sum. But here is what I did wrong. The numbers were the FTSE 100 and if one thing turns off the anger management software in a financial adviser’s breast it is that. I was treated to several mini-essays (you can […]
A detailed look at the disclosure to HMRC of tax avoidance scheme changes in relation to inheritance tax, which come into force in April. As I mentioned in my last article, information is pretty important to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). And it is not alone. Unsurprisingly, it is pretty important to most revenue-gathering authorities […]
Zurich has said it will remain committed to offering property and casualty cover for financial advisers, but is standing by a decision to withdraw the rest of its professional indemnity insurance offerings for IFAs. The firm says it will retain the limited insurance range for IFAs for the foreseeable future, but will not reverse the […]
To say that M&G Recovery fund has a long term record is something of an understatement. Launched in 1969 it has an esteemed longer-term history of outperforming the market and was the first investment of its kind. A fund that looked beyond the glamour and excitement of the largest, most successful companies, instead looking for […]
Following a cabinet reshuffle in light of last week’s general election, David Cameron has announced that Ros Altmann will be replacing Steve Webb as pensions minister. As the industry works with one of the largest reforms to the sector in almost a century, the former adviser to Tony Blair has been tasked with ensuring that the pensions revolution does not stray off track.
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