The Institute for Public Policy Research says the collapse of the housing market was largely caused by reckless lending behaviour of mortgage lenders and calls for a strict adherence to lending guidelines in the future.
Old Broad Street Research (OBSR) has suspended the A ratings on the F&C Stewardship Growth and Stewardship Income funds.It said today that the decision was made following the announcement that Catherine Stanley is taking over the management of the funds, which were previously managed by Ted Scott and Hilary Aldridge.Related Articles:Finding green ways round the […]
Since the introduction of auto-enrolment in 2012, it has been a popular topic in the press. Recent media focus has been geared towards small and micro employers; however attention is set to return to the UK’s largest businesses as they prepare for re-enrolment. Johnson Fleming has produced a useful guide that provides essential information to help you […]
It pays for fund managers to take on environmental, social and governance issues an Aviva survey says. Since 2014 the proportion of investment manager firms incorporating ESG considerations into fund manager and analyst remuneration has risen fourfold to 42 per cent, according to the study by Aviva Investors’ Multi-Manager Research team. The survey covered 61 respondents […]
The rise of the Jisa shows no sign of abating as the emphasis on intergenerational wealth planning grows The Junior Isa is gaining popularity with clients, with almost 15 per cent more plans subscribed to in 2017/18 than the previous year (see chart below). Part of this growth is down to the product’s flexibility to […]