Over 99 per cent of companies are small or medium-sized businesses, each employing up to 249 people. Some five million businesses, or 96 per cent of the total, was micro-businesses, employing up to nine people. The above statistics show advisers will be very busy this summer dealing with the “sweet spot” of auto-enrolment advice advice […]
Consolidator AFH Financial Group has acquired a national IFA for up to £4.1m, its largest acquisition deal to date. AFH has acquired Stroud-based Independent Financial Services (U.K.) for an initial cash sum of £450,000, paid on completion of the deal yesterday. A further sum of up to £3.65m will be paid in three tranches over […]
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Scottish Widows has sold its offshore life business Clerical Medical to investment group RL360. Clerical Medical has been running as a closed business since March 2012 after Scottish Widows parent Lloyds Bank moved to refocus on core UK banking and insurance operations. The business consists of around 24,000 policies, with over £5bn assets under management, […]
Mike Fox, Head of Sustainable Investments and his team at Royal London Asset Management look for themes in sustainable investing by first looking for problems. Watch our short video to find out why. Watch the video here. Past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of investments and the income from them […]
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