Award for most affable press release this week must go to JWS resources, who in a release announcing the appointment of recruitment consultant Carl Wagg, describes his life outside work.Wagg enjoys playing and watching football and is a keen supporter of Manchester United. Better still, he also enjoys “generally relaxing and socialising with friends”. Those with further enquiries, or presumably anybody who fancies a kickabout can call the press office on 01420 568910.
The FSA says fees for all IFA firms are either to be reduced or will remain the same next year and it is reviewing the regulatory funding regime.Overall fees for the majority of firms will either be reduced or remain the same as those in the January 2005 consultation paper. The FSAs funding requirement for […]
Protection business plummeted last year, widening the life insurance gap to 2.2 trillion, according to figures from Swiss Re.
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HSBC staff are planning to strike on Friday, following a dispute with banking union Amicus over the proposed pay deal. The bank is proposing a 3.5 per cent pay increase, after which 2,000 staff voted for strike action. Investor lobby group Pirc is backing the staff, suggesting they vote against the banks pay report and […]
By Kunal Desai, Neptune India Fund
As global investors continue to scour emerging markets through the lens of reform potential, India shines bright. Indeed, we think it can sparkle even brighter. We anticipate India’s self-imposed 10-year ‘policy holiday’ to turn into one of the most pro-growth and pro-investment policy calendars seen in Asia in years. The Indian electorate has engineered a historic verdict. We now have the strongest Indian government since 1984, with the pro-market Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) achieving an absolute majority for the first time in the party’s history.
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