Prudential has signed a deal to help Tenet IFA network and Burns-Anderson design their multi-tie propositions. Tenet has over 3,500 advisers and has picked Pru because of its experience in developing multi-tie distribution platforms.
Threadneedle communications director Richard Eats is rejoining Cofunds on a part-time consultancy basis from this week to help the fund supermarket develop its strategy around the Legal & General tie-up.
Schroders business development director (UK finan-cial institutions group) Robert Noach advocates regular-contribution saving and asset allocation to ensure a smooth ride and believes this year could see a marked shift in the fortunes of the savings market.
Clare Moffat, Technical Manager, looks at the benefits of pensions from an IHT perspective. 100% access and 100% discount – what type of wrapper could this be? A pension! Post flexibility there is 100% access (for those over 55) and normally pensions are inheritance tax (IHT) free. With flexibility the options available on death mean […]
The pension industry is changing rapidly, supported by this government’s development of the pension dashboard, the introduction of collective defined contribution pension schemes and a consultation on the regulation of defined benefit superfunds. We are unleashing innovation and opening up options for pension schemes members and employers. These reforms will bring the pension industry into the […]
The Money Advice Service aims to launch a prototype version of a drawdown comparison tool aimed at non-advised, mainstream customers in spring next year. The guidance body’s senior policy manager Teresa Fritz shared details about the tool that is being designed in collaboration with the Association of British Insurers. Speaking at a Westminster Business Forum […]
Trade tensions and Brexit are concerns ahead of 2019 European equity markets have had a tough year. The economy has failed to live up to the expectations at the start of the year that European growth would be fuelled by easy financial conditions and falling unemployment. Regional business confidence surveys have fallen steadily since January. […]