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 […]
The FCA has today proposed changes that would help unlock patient capital – investment seeking long-term returns, such as venture capital or infrastructure – through unit-linked funds to retail investors. The regulator has also published a discussion paper on the effect of the existing UK framework on investments in patient capital. As part of this year’s budget, chancellor […]
Three advisers talk to Money Marketing about taking time out to help the community Christmas is traditionally a time for giving, so as our thoughts turn to the festive period, how are advice firms giving back to the community or the profession? The great outdoors As a seasoned mountain walker and scout leader, much of […]
Figures show advisers are not taking on enough clients, but this can be fixed with a closer look at efficiency Back in the day, advisers would often have hundreds, if not thousands, of clients who would receive advice as and when they needed it. But changes in regulation from the RDR and, more recently, Mifid […]