The average amount paid into pensions by workers in the private sector has dropped in the past year, according to data from the Department for Work and Pensions. The annual amount saved into pensions by private sector workers was £3,873 per eligible saver in 2017. According to the DWP data, a decline in contributions is […]
The issue of how firms treat vulnerable clients is not a new area of focus for the FCA but the regulatory scrutiny shows no sign of abating, with concerns forming a common thread throughout its 2018/19 Business Plan. Many firms are still struggling to ensure that vulnerable clients are identified and supported throughout the customer […]
Amit Parmar looks at the recent surge in oil price and its impact on UK equity income investors.
With more than 150 years of history behind the Old Mutual brand, what does the future hold for its advice, investment and platform arms as the group prepares to split?
By Douglas Turnbull, Head of Chinese Equities After rallying around 150 per cent since the middle of 2014, mainland China’s ‘A Share’ market has corrected almost 35 per cent since mid-June.* Douglas Turnbull, manager of the Neptune China and Neptune Greater China Income funds, looks at the reasons behind this recent volatility… Click here to […]
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