A Legal & General survey has found that 92 per cent of people do not think there will be a cure for cancer in the next 10 years, 27 per cent don’t think there will be a cure in 50 years and 17 per cent believe a cure will never be found.
What a week it has been in the mortgage market. Money Marketing revealed that DB Mortgages has withdrawn its entire sub-prime mortgage range in what commentators believe could be the first major sign of a credit crunch in the UK market following the deepening US sub-prime crisis.
“For years people laughed and took the mick out of me for drinking cider but because of Magners I’m now cool.”Leadbay PR Debbie Staverley “Compliance is good for the soul.”Compliance consultant Adam Samuel plans a night in the pub redrafting the FSA’s Disp rules “Poor Ed Carey at Cofunds – the man cannot putt, he […]
Global Banking and Securities Transactions Holdings has bought Australian technology firm InfoComp for £23.6m.The two companies will combine and the acquisition by the Australian Stock Exchange listed company will be funded out of cash from reserves and a AUS£8.4m debt facility.GBST is the largest provider of securities transaction processing in Australia, supplying its financial services […]
Helen O’Hagan, Technical Manager at Prudential, looks into the planning strategies that can deliver considerable tax savings for your clients. Inheritance tax (IHT) Consider Margaret, featured on our Planning Matters family hub, who is a sprightly eighty year old with four children and several grandchildren. She’s recently been widowed and IHT planning is high on […]
Ahead of his workshop of market volatility at the Money Marketing Interactive conference next month, Tavistock’s Connor Stewart answers the big questions on central bank policy and how to cope when the downturn hits Are investors diversified enough for when the bear market hits? Financial markets move in cycles and we are approaching the end […]
Investing time in building a team is the smartest way run a business even if you are keeping it small We advisers are a fiercely independent bunch. We all have our ways of working and generally we don’t take too kindly others telling us what to do. That said, I’m known to raise my head […]
Investor sentiment has been knocked by the prospect of a no-deal Brexit, a poll from Interactive Investor shows. The survey – of 404 savers at the beginning of August – shows 41 per cent say they have an investment strategy in place and are sticking to it despite the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the UK’s exit […]