Why Newton is going against the grain

With stock markets reaching new highs, many financial commentators share a common belief – global economies are on the road to recovery. Newton’s view of the world, however, is very different. For them, the upturn has been driven by government and central bank policy across the globe, rather than from any real economic recovery. They […]

Ian McKenna: Treading the fine line between good and bad robo advice

At the beginning of the month, Nick and Martin Bamford caused amusement around the industry by announcing the launch of Informed Choice’s robo-adviser as an April Fools prank. What many in the industry might find scary, however, is that they are not too far away from the truth. The emergence of real robo-advisers is, in […]

Gadget of the fortnight: Quantify your digital marketing

The service I am looking at this week is a great tool for any hard-pressed PR or digital marketing firm that needs to demonstrate the value of the online coverage they are creating either to a client or internally. makes it really easy to analyse online coverage and presents measurement data. Our own PR […]


John Lawson: The price of freedom and choice in pensions

So, Freedom and Choice Day has come and gone. What has happened so far and what can we expect next? An initial rush of people taking cash had been expected. Those aged over 55 but under 60 who did not have access to the £30,000 total or £10,000 in three single pots trivial commutation limits […]


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