Dalton Strategic Partnership has set up a pan-Asian equity fund, which will be managed by Sally MacDonald.The Melchior pan-Asian Advantage fund is a them-atic portfolio that will invest in between 45 to 75 stocks in markets including Hong Kong, China, India, Australia and New Zealand.MacDonald, who was previously a senior fund manager on the Asia […]
The issue of caveat emptor has come to the fore again. The FSA has made it clear that firms will be responsible for giving consumers all the information they need to make an informed decision. FSA supremo John Tiner, said: “Increasingly, consumers will be educated to take responsibility for their own actions and while the […]
The public administration select committee has called on the Government to extend its help for victims of occupational scheme collapses to those schemes wound up by solvent employers.The PASC report, Pensions Bill: Government undertakings relating to the Financial Assistance Scheme, states the Government’s proposal to ask the team reviewing the FAS to look into solvent […]
Since last year’s reforms to pension legislation, a significant number of retirees have chosen income drawdown over purchasing an annuity. This has presented risks to both individuals and their advisers. In this article the risks are explained – and, importantly, strategies are presented that could help mitigate them. Read this article
There are plenty of office parties and Christmas events going on at this time of year. But have no fear – you can still stay healthy while going out and enjoying yourself, with a little bit of planning!
Along with all the other firms that provide advice on defined benefit transfers, we received our questionnaire from the FCA about the quantity and nature of cases we have handled since 2015. By the time you read this, the deadline for its return will have passed and those under scrutiny will have breathed a collective […]