The coalition Government is to establish a commission on long-term care, which will report on its findings within a year. The coalition last week published an official programme for government, confirming that the LibDems’ proposals for a commission will go ahead. During the election campaign, the LibDems pledged to immediately establish an independent commission to […]
“I was expecting to be on the golf course, not freezing on the ferry to Fishguard.”An early morning call from Syndaxi’s Rob Reid on the ferry back from Ireland after Money Marketing’s Retirement Planning Summit was cancelled…due to volcanic ash. “I look way better than that in a leotard.”Linstock Communications consultant Tony Cox thinks he […]
By Robin Geffen, Fund Manager & CEO This is a testing time for investors. Over the past year the market has been driven forward by strong fundamental trends underpinned by changes in the real world, but over the past month a more animalistic sentiment has sent shares plunging. As we consider the remainder of the […]
Adviser trade body Pimfa has called on the government to go forward with the pensions dashboard as rumours swirl that ministers are considering abandoning the idea. Pimfa’s call comes after reports claim work and pensions secretary Esther McVey believes that the pensions dashboard would be a distraction to rolling out universal credit and so should […]
The Money Advice Service will soon be superseded by a new public financial guidance body, rolling it into Pension Wise and The Pensions Advisory Service. Money Marketing looks at some of the key stats for the organisation ahead of the transition.
The year so far has been full of manager and senior staff moves. Earlier this month, eight senior staff at Standard Life Aberdeen left to go to Aviva Investors, to join former Standard Life Investments equities head David Cumming. With moves like this in mind, is a management team or sole manager the better choice? […]