View more on these topics

Regional PFS chairman joins Falcon

Personal Finance Society regional chairman Mandy Norman has joined Falcon Group as a registered individual.

Norman, regional chair for Bristol and Cheltenham, will work from the group’s Clifton-based head office.

She will continue to work with high net worth clients, business owners and employees of local companies.

Norman says: “Having known the team at Falcon for some time, I am confident
that Falcon represents the best home for the continued growth and development of my business.”

Falcon group commercial director Stephen Gazard says: “I have a real drive to
continue growing the number of quality female IFAs within the organisation
and having known Mandy for many years, I am delighted that she has chosen
to join us.

“I am confident that we can assist Mandy to continue building something of
real value. Our objective remains to maintain our strong growth and
profitability over the long term for all involved.”


Prestbury quits IFA sector

Prestbury has withdrawn from the IFA sector to conc-entrate on mortgages, bla-ming the challenging mar-ket conditions.Chief executive Lee Birkett says after a stress and risk test assessment with the FSA, it decided that being in theadviser market did not merit the risks involved.He says: “We deemed it to be too high risk to continue doing […]

Adviser’s Standard protest

An adviser has withdrawn all his business from Standard Life after accusing the provider of trying to poach clients through direct mailings.Clifton Business Consultancy principal director Glyn Hazell says Standard is trying to grab IFA clients through marketing literature offering them the opportunity to go direct in general product and life cover mailings. He says […]

RBS profits up 9 per cent

Royal Bank of Scotland has reported an increase in group operating profits by 9 per cent to £10,282 billion.Profit before tax increased to £9.9bn in 2007, including the recent purchase of ABN Amro, up from £9.2bn in 2006.It was hit by a writedown of £1.16bn as a result of the US sub-prime mortgage crisis.Average mortgage […]

Liongate reduces equities to 1%

Liongate Capital Management’s flagship multi-strategy fund produced a positive return of 0.83 per cent over January while the HFRX global hedge fund index fell by 2.06 per cent.UK investors can access the fund through the Liongate multi-strategy tracker note.The company says it is more active than some fund of hedge fund managers so it reduced […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm