Readers may recall Edwina Currie’s faux pas that all eggs had potential to carry salmonella, after which much of the nation stopped buying eggs. The story lends itself to today’s mortgage market and the experiences of four lenders are worth looking at for signs of abdominal angst.
Economic Secretary and City Minister Kitty Usher has announced a new International Centre for Financial Regulation, an independent, industry-led project which will officially launch at the end of the year.
Thomas Smith, manager of the Neptune Latin America Fund Latin American equities have performed strongly so far in 2016, returning 27 per cent in sterling terms. Much of this move has been driven by newsflow from Brazil, with markets reacting positively to the government voting to impeach President Dilma Rousseff and on the hope of […]
A weekly account of the curious goings-on in the world of financial services from Money Marketing’s diary page Green with envy While scouring through the MPs’ Register of Interests last week, one WSJ correspondent took to reading the fine print of Treasury committee member John Mann’s file. Among the list of international trips undertaken by […]
Long-awaited guidance clears up confusion around the IHT position of policies issued under seal Life assurance protection is an often overlooked estate planning tool. For UK-domiciled individuals, effecting a policy subject to a trust can deliver a neat, effective way of sorting inheritance tax liability that cannot be diminished through other planning. It can also […]