Bright Grey head of customer care operations Gordon Watson has been promoted to take overall responsibility for customer service and underwriting.
Trade body disputes decision to disregard limitation laws amid fears that levy could hit 40m.
It seems that Money Marketing’s pre-Christmas rant in the form of an A to Z of PR has goaded, as was intended, some PR folk to write an A to Z of hacks as a rebuke.One press officer from a Scottish life office compiled his own.Here is a pick of the bunch:D is for detox […]
The nominations are in for the Moneyfacts annual awards and, although this would not normally give much reason for comment, this year the intriguingly titled “best business card provider” has been included.What will be the judges’ criteria be – “Look at that subtle off-white colouring. The tasteful thickness of it. Oh my God, it even […]
Another week, another bulging inbox full of emails from IFAs responding to my recent columns on the issue of remuneration for advisers and how improvements might be made to current business models in a manner that allows trust in the industry to be restored.
Loomis Sayles Senior Equity Strategist, Richard Skaggs, discusses what the key takeaways were for global markets during Q2 2016 and also talks about what may lie ahead for the second half of 2016. Click here for full article: Loomis Whitepaper
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BMO Global Asset Management fund manager Robert Burdett has more than halved the exposure to passive funds in most of the multi-manager funds amid fears of a bubble in the market. Burdett, who co-manages the £1.2bn F&C MM Navigator Distribution fund with Gary Potter, says the team has been cutting exposure to passive funds across […]
Opinion differs as to what has caused the advice gap. Some believe the move from commission to fees has made advice unaffordable for the mass market, with advisers having to focus on wealthier clients for commercial reasons, while others say the trend was happening anyway, regardless of the RDR. For Simplified Money director Lesley James, […]
Sales of protection policies are back at peak levels, with the sector growing by more than 20 per cent in the past year, despite adviser complaints over protection’s lack of popularity. According to the latest figures from Equifax Touchstone, sales of protection policies surpassed £149m between July and September this year — their highest level […]