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President Fosberry

The Personal Finance Society has appointed Smith & Williamson director and national head of financial services Mike Fosberry to take over from Paul Lothian as president. Zurich Intermediary Group chartered financial planner Edward Grant has been appointed PFS vice-president.


Simon Mungall: Don’t follow the crowd

In a recovery phase investors typically favour stocks that were the least impacted by the fallout. After the long-term capital management crisis in 1998, for example, investors flocked to technology stocks. With hope returning to the market after the latest crisis, the rally to date has centred on emerging markets and commodities stocks.

Big rise in universities signing up for CII’s careers roadshows

The Chartered Insurance Institute has seen a 67 per cent increase in interest from universities wanting to take part in its graduate roadshow compared with last year. In 2008/09, the CII took its roadshow to 30 universities but has a tour of 50 universities on its 2009/10 schedule. The roadshows aim to improve students’ perception […]

Life cover for life

Jennifer Gilchrist Proposition Lead – Design, Royal London When someone mentions whole of life plans, most people will think of a niche product that serves as an inheritance tax planning tool for high-net-worth clients. And it’s really not surprising they’ve been pigeonholed in that way because before the arrival of RDR in 2013, that’s more […]


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