October 1, 2007 was a momentous day. Did you notice? For anyone involved in managing and investing assets for adults who lack, or may lack, capacity to make decisions for themselves because of a mental disorder or mental illness, it will go down in history as the day when a revolution took place.
Clients with a six-figure or bigger sum in a self-invested personal pension can take advantage of many investments that their less wealthy counterparts may baulk at. A full Sipp gives clients access to more specialist areas such as commercial property, foreign currency, warrants, gilts, futures, options, hedge funds and even private equity. One popular investment […]
RLAM’s asset class specialists discuss some of the findings from the panel session at our recent Investment Conference. By Rob Williams, Head of Distribution Welcome to the latest edition of Leading Edge. It has been an eventful six months since the last e-zine. The European Central Bank announced ongoing stimulus measures, while the immigration crisis in Europe threw the […]
Plans to make Britain a “21st century exporting superpower” will be set out today in a new export strategy. International trade secretary Liam Fox will set out today the ambitions through better use of Britain’s overseas network, online tools and building extensive business-to-business networks. Last year £620bn of goods and services exported by British companies, […]
The FCA has confirmed that the cost of regulating claims management companies will fall on the firms themselves as it sets out its plans to recover fees from the sector. The watchdog has been given responsibility for regulating CMCs as of April next year, superseding the Claims Management Regulator. In a consultation paper this morning, […]
Standard Life Aberdeen has begun buying back shares from investors after selling its life arm to Phoenix. According to a stock exchange announcement this morning, SLA has purchased nearly 770,000 ordinary shares from Merrill Lynch International at an average price of 318p a share, costing SLA around £245m. The announcement adds that SLA intends to […]