Quotations from UnumProvident are now available on the Webline portal. Products include personal income protection, a primary protection plan, executive income replacement, essential abilities cover and a critical-illness plan.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson will host the UK Pensions Industry Briefing in Manchester on June 14, aimed at helping finance directors and pensions professionals plan their risk management. The event aims to assist FDs and senior pensions decision makers in planning better strategies for controlling and mitigating risks associated with all forms of pensions provision. Speakers […]
Specialist broker Burgesses introduces a montly lona protection policy.The Association of British Insurers says loan protection sales are running at a rate of over 1,000 an hour and lenders are raking in an astonishing 8 billion a year in commission. Burgesses managing director Simon Burgess says: “Increasing borrowers debts with front loaded and excessively priced […]
The Tenet Group announces a new general manager at Lime, its general insurance and mortgage arm, in the form of Amanda Waddington. Waddingtons promotion from operations manager will see her in the new role, focusing on building provider relations and working on further Limes GI offering. Some of her projects include rolling out the non-investment […]
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
Responding to concerns over the suspended Woodford fund, the FCA has said it first contacted the fund’s legal owner about risks in February 2018, and is now investigating events that led to the suspension. In a letter to Treasury Select Committee chair Nicky Morgan, the FCA’s chief executive Andrew Bailey said the regulator was first […]
As more people mix pension income with earned income, phased drawdown is growing in importance There is no doubt the nature of retirement is changing. People are increasingly considering different ways to transition to it from full-time work, with many choosing part-time work or a consultancy career. This is being driven by several factors: the […]
London’s access to wealthy clients and location can mean setting up a firm comes at a cost The capital city may not really be paved with gold, but it has more than its fair share of wealthy clients for advisers to service. Known as a place where people’s careers and businesses can thrive on the […]