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 […]
National IFA Lighthouse has renewed its contract with 19,000 member organisation the Association of School and College Leaders to provide financial advice for a further three years. Lighthouse also works with union Unison, BA Clubs, the Royal College of Nursing and Prospect. It plans to target more affinity partnerships. Lighthouse chief executive Malcolm Streatfield says: “[The […]
Lloyds Banking Group is planning on running three separate subsidiaries in Europe after Brexit, according to reports. The group was expected to manage its continental European business in Berlin, but Reuters reports it now plans two additional hubs. The Financial Times says one is likely to be Frankfurt for its euro bond trading business while […]
The Competition and Markets Authority has found problems with the investment consultancy and fiduciary management markets that work with pension trustees to advise on how they invest their funds. In a provisional report released today, the CMA found around half of pension schemes choose the same provider for fiduciary management as investment consultancy and firms […]