View more on these topics

The Ideas Lab to run risk roadshows

The Ideas Lab is holding a series of free roadshows with a number of investment houses as it aims to help advisers manage risk within their businesses.

The firm will hold six events throughout February, with each event lasting around two hours. The locations are Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow and London.

The Ideas Lab says the events are designed to provide practical insight and ideas for advisers to use when evidencing the robustness of their investment process.

The events will be held in conjunction with Allianz Global Investors, BlackRock and Skandia Investment Group.

The Ideas Lab director Robert Reid says: “These events give people the opportunity to get propositions fine-tuned and at the same time discuss and exchange ideas with other people who are dealing with similar issues and experiences in the post-RDR world.”

To book a place on the roadshows or for more information go to: www.theideaslab.co.uk/booking

Recommended

Ex-only platform Selftrade suspends new client business

Execution-only platform Selftrade has stopped taking on new customers and says it is voluntarily varying its permissions following discussions with the FSA. The firm, which has more than 200,000 accounts and more than £4bn of assets under administration, suspended the acquisition of new customers on 15 January and is now reviewing its processes. Selftrade says […]

The Platforum tips life companies for D2C platform move

Life Companies are in a prime position to offer direct-to-consumer platforms to clients who are unable to afford advice as a result of the RDR, according to The Platforum. The Platforum says life companies already have brands recognised by consumers, a key factor in which platform they choose to invest directly with. Speaking at The […]

Are the big income names white, grey or black?

The table shows the five new entrants into the White List, which calculates the best 14 funds in the sector based on consistent total returns and risk over five years. Additions to White List Fund name Net dividend yield 31/12/12 Net Income 5 years to 31/12/12     (Based on £100 investment)   % £ […]

2

Labour MPs brand state reforms an ‘attack on women’ approaching retirement

Labour MPs have slammed the Government’s state pension reforms as an “attack on women” who are coming up to retirement age. In questions to work and pensions ministers in the House of Commons today, Labour MPs lined up to criticise the differing impact on women who are set to retire before 2017. Earlier this month, […]

Auto-enrolment: tips for employers

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has released advice on communications for employers, including three tips to help you with your auto-enrolment duties. 1. Allow enough time to select your pension schemeIt’s recommended that you start to prepare for auto-enrolment at least 12 months in advance of your staging date; additionally, give yourself time to choose the […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com