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UBS appoints head of UK retail marketing

UBS has appointed Peter Beckett from Schroders as head of UK retail marketing.

Beckett will be responsible for all marketing and communication initiatives to intermediaries in the UK, also working closely with the UK sales team. He will report to UBS managing director and head of UK retail Graham Kane.

Kane says: We are delighted to have Peter on board to develop our retail marketing function. The UK business has ambitious plans for growth over the next few years and we believe Peters experience in the investment industry will play an integral part in these plans.


Delay to regulating chasers

The House of Lords has delayed unveiling the new regulatory regime for claim management firms in a bid to strengthen the Compensation Bill. In a meeting of the grand committee this week Lord Hunt of Wirral moved to close any loopholes. He firmed up the need for transitional arrangements to regulate claim management firms with […]

Fishy tale

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HSBC investments appoints UK chief investment officer

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