Quotations from UnumProvident are now available on the Webline portal. Products include personal income protection, a primary protection plan, executive income replacement, essential abilities cover and a critical-illness plan.
The UBS absolute return bond fund has taken 40m in inflows during its three-week offer period. The Ucits 3 fund aims to generate a return regardless of market conditions through a diversified global bond portfolio. the targeted gross performance objective is UK bank rate plus 2.15 per cent with an anticipated volatility of 3 per […]
New Star Asset Management is preparing to float in October. Plans to float last year were put on hold following poor performance of the equity markets but founder and chairman John Duffield says he is looking to go ahead after New Star’s nine-month results are published in September.
The world around us is changing at a faster pace than ever. Generations are changing and over the next five to 10 years the graduates who have grown up with Facebook and Twitter will start to lead corporate UK and expect modern technology as a matter of course.1
The pound has edged higher on the news prime minister Theresa May might achieve a breakthrough Brexit deal. Yesterday the story broke that a draft deal between UK and EU negotiators was in the pipeline and the pound rose 1.4%, trading at $1.3036 against the dollar and reaching €1.1542, a near seven-month high, against the Euro. The […]
Intrinsic wealth network managing director Stephen Fryett is set to leave the business the business in mid-2019. Fryett has been with Intrinsic since its formation in 2005, initially as network sales director before becoming managing director of the wealth network in 2016. Fryett overlooked investment and pension advisers at the wealth network. The company said […]
The FCA has banned the boss of a debt management firm who used client money to purchase his business. Darren Lee Newton is the former owner of First Step Finance Limited which he acquired for £322,500 in 2013. The amount was transferred to First Step’s prior director Christine Whitehurst directly from new clients’ accounts, despite a shortfall in client […]