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
Tatton Asset Management has seen its profits increase as the firm continues to show growth in the discretionary fund management arm of the business. Tatton Asset Management operates three business arms: a discretionary manager, Tatton Investment Management, an adviser support service arm, Paradigm Partners, and mortgage and protection distributor Paradigm Mortgages. The DFM side saw […]
Only half of drawdown customers are taking an income level that is likely to last them their lifetime, Royal London estimates. Figures from the firm’s drawdown governance service show that 53 per cent of customers have a less than 85 per cent chance their income will provide for them for life. However, Royal London notes […]