Nick Scott has stepped down as manager of the £235m M&G Asian fund after 13 years. Scott was employed by Prudential’s Hong Kong asset management business, and is being replaced by deputy Neil Mackay while a permanent replacement is sought.
The Money Portal has acquired 100 per cent of the Swaines compliance services consultancy.The move will offer Swaines financial security while adding compliance support to TMP’s stable. Chief executive Allen Swaines will continue to head up the business as it carries out its existing strategy. The Swaines brand is also expected to remain.TMP chief executive […]
Halifax is calling on the Government to raise the inheritance tax threshold to 430,000 and to make a commitment to link the threshold to house price inflation in the future.
Paul Bradshaw is to chair the board at Sumus, trading name of the Falcon Group and FSAS.Bradshaw is chairman of Nucleus Financial and non-exec director of Merchant Investors Assurance.He has run a number of financial services businesses including Skandia Life, Scottish Amicable International and latterly Abbey’s insurance and asset management operations. Head of investment solutions […]
Effective use of technology can make advisers much more efficient, says Distribution Technology. It says IP policy transaction times can be halved while for investment products the saving can be 32 per cent.
Simon Edelsten, manager of the Artemis Global Select Fund, examines the long-term trends that they have exploited since the fund’s launch five years ago. Looking ahead, he explains the stock-specific opportunities the team are finding. Click here for full article
- Top trends
News and expert analysis straight to your inboxSign up
Latest from Money Marketing
The Financial Ombudsman Service has appointed Money and Mental Health Policy Institute vice chair Richard Lloyd to lead an independent review into its complaints handling process. The former Which? executive director has been charged with producing a report into FOS’ practices after a Channel 4 documentary earlier this year suggested a number of failures at […]
Aberdeen Standard Investments has voted against multi-million pound payouts for senior executives at housebuilder Persimmon. Persimmon held its annual general meeting today. There was a huge outcry at the end last year when it emerged the chief executive, chief financial officer and managing director of Persimmon were in line for huge pay packets as a […]
Consideration of non-pensions related tax-advantaged investment is becoming more necessary This week I want to take a look at where things stand in relation to pensions and planning using tax-advantaged investments following the Spring Statement. With the increasing impact of the lifetime and annual allowances, consideration of non-pensions-related tax-advantaged investments is becoming ever more necessary […]