Customer trust is key for water companies

Ofwat, the regulator for the water sector in England and Wales has sent a clear message to water companies that they need to put the customer at the heart of their business, setting out a new list of requirements around customer outcomes, executive pay and profit distribution. Ashley Hamilton Claxton, Head of Responsible Investment at […]

Value as a contrarian hedge

Rob Burnett, Investment Director & Head of European Equities, explains why it has been a difficult quarter for value investing but argues value can protect and profit investors in the coming investment regime. Read his article here Investment risks This Fund may have a high volatility rating and past performance is not a guide to […]

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Pension scam losses jump 70%

The delay on the ban of pensions cold-calling until the Autumn will continue to compound fraud problems in the pensions space, AJ Bell says. The platform has responded to figures from City of London Police who say pensions are the common target for the increased number of investment fraudsters this tax year. A total of £51m has […]


Advisers shun consolidators in favour of peers

The majority of advisers have no interest in selling their firm to a large consolidator, research shows. Figures from a survey of around 200 advisers by platform Nucleus found just 4 per cent would sell up to a large consolidator, down from 13 per cent last year. Of those looking to sell, being bought by […]

When is £1m not £1m?

Neil Jones is technical support manager with Canada Life’s ican Technical Services Team. Canada Life offers a range of wealth management solutions, including retirement income planning, estate planning and investment solutions from a choice of jurisdictions, including the UK, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland. The residential nil-rate band (RNRB) was first announced in […]


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