View more on these topics

RU64 set to be abolished

FSA chief executive John Tiner has hinted the regulator could be ready to finally scrap RU64 in the next two weeks after telling the Treasury select committee many of the dangers that prompted the rules introduction are no longer relevant and new measures are in place to stop misselling.

Recommended

Standard gift on hold for clarity on IHT

Standard Life is suspending the launch of its discounted gift plan until the rules surrounding inheritance tax valuations are clarified. The company, which put all its trust plans on hold following the Budget, says it needs clarity on the IHT valuation implications of payments to the settlor and how the trust will be valued in […]

Manchester mortgage expo this week

The Mortgage Business Expo takes place in Manchester this week involving 130 lenders, packagers, technology and legal companies, networks and clubs.The free event takes place at the Manchester G-Mex on 17th and 18th May with a seminar programme including CML director general Michael Coogan, Nationwide group economist Fionnuala Earley and Abbey chief economist Barry Naisbitt.Chairmen […]

Skandia seeks top 10 ideas for funds

Skandia Investment Management is set to launch a global best ideas fund this summer, which the group says will aim to take the 10 best ideas from 10 of the world’s top fund managers and put them into a single fund.

Tantrums over TCF

A few weeks ago, I suggested that paranoia is a key personality trait among IFAs. My comments stung quite a few of you into emailing me on the subject, with some of the responses weirder than the role played by Gene Hackman in the 1970s’ film The Conversation, where he appears as a surveillance expert who refuses to buy a phone and will not tell his girlfriend his real age or what he does for a living.

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment