The European Commission has today proposed the creation of an EU-wide levy on banks, in an effort to ensure that future bank failures are not at the cost of the taxpayer or destabilise the financial system.
The grass is always greener on the other side cliche is in danger of encompassing investors in emerging markets. As a whole, returns in these countries are obviously appealing, the long-term investment story is easily understood and their old reputation as being volatile areas seems to have waned in the eyes of investors. However, the […]
As more and more providers start to reveal their stance on the charge cap and removal of commission and active member discount pricing, we thought it would be worthwhile to look at what these are, and the steps businesses should be taking to prepare for this.
The Money Advice Service will soon be superseded by a new public financial guidance body, rolling it into Pension Wise and The Pensions Advisory Service. Money Marketing looks at some of the key stats for the organisation ahead of the transition.
The year so far has been full of manager and senior staff moves. Earlier this month, eight senior staff at Standard Life Aberdeen left to go to Aviva Investors, to join former Standard Life Investments equities head David Cumming. With moves like this in mind, is a management team or sole manager the better choice? […]
The Treasury has today published a “technical consultation” relating to the ban on pensions cold-calling, following criticism for missing its June deadline. The Treasury confirmed last month the implementation of the ban would be delayed due to “technicalities”. At that time, a Treasury spokesman said: “Following debates in parliament, and having considered evidence from the industry, […]