JC Flowers is refusing to increase its 150 pence per share offer for Friends Provident and says it will withdraw its proposal by the end of this week if the life office does not enter into discussions.
The CII’s new reassessment exam has increased focus on how advisers maintain competency, yet just 57 per cent follow a process Each month, our New Model Business Academy surveys its members on hot topics. With the recent introduction of a reassessment exam from the Chartered Insurance Institute and FCA, last month we looked at the […]
St James’s Place has named Emma Hunt as head of responsible investing in a bid to expand its responsible investment offering. In a statement the company says the hire is part of a strategy to engage more of its partners and clients in its responsible investment work and enhance SJP’s stewardship capabilities. The wealth manager […]
An unauthorised company calling itself Vanguard Investments is trying to scam investors, the FCA has warned. The authorised asset manager Vanguard Investments UK is part of Vanguard group, one of the largest fund managers in the world with around $5.1trn of assets under management. The cloned firm was listing a similar physical address to that […]