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Rathbones investment management head to step down

Rathbones head of investment management Richard Lanyon is to step down.

After 10 years in the role, Lanyon has decided to step down from his managerial responsibilities as head of investment management during the course of 2012 and from the board at the same time. He will continue as investment director managing his clients’ portfolios.

Chief operating officer Paul Chavasse will take on the role of head of investment management at that time. A process is now underway to recruit a new chief operating officer.



Three people charged over £10m “ponzi” scheme

Three individuals have been charged in connection with an alleged £10m fraudulent investment scheme. Daniel Hirst of West Yorkshire; Linda Christine Hirst of Surrey and Zoe Waite of Surrey all appeared at Bradford Magistrates Court today in response to a summons in connection with the alleged scheme and were charged with offences under the Proceeds […]


FSA attacks banks over aggressive selling tactics

The FSA has attacked banks and large financial services firms for basing their business models around aggressive selling tactics. Speaking at a conference held by Which? on financial services reform in London this morning, FSA interim managing director of the conduct business unit Margaret Cole rejected claims made by British Bankers’ Association executive director of […]


Facts of life

The series on relevant life policies concludes by setting out the tax benefits afforded by these schemes

Personal business

Simon Carling describes how he has developed his personal injury advisory practice, eschewing conventional marketing and deriving most of his business from word of mouth and referrals. By Cherry Reynard

Introducing Trevor Greetham

Ryan Medlock, Investment Proposition Manager, Royal London Royal London Asset Management’s (RLAM) new head of multi-asset is officially up and running. I want to look at what expertise Trevor brings to the table and how this affects the Governed Portfolios (GPs) and Governed Retirement Income Portfolios (GRIPs). Trevor Greetham joined RLAM in April 2015 from […]


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