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Investment Insight: Do not take recession noise too seriously

Warnings of another recession appear exaggerated, with economics and corporate profits still going strong We are entering a time of the year that has traditionally proved to be somewhat more volatile than other periods in the calendar. Whether this year follows the same pattern remains to be seen. Industry commentators continue to speculate on when […]

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Tilney hires new ultra-high net worth team

Wealth manager and advice firm Tilney has recruited a London-based team of specialist wealth managers to support its ultra-high net worth clients. The five-person team, which will be led by LGT Vestra’s Joanna Hunt, has a background in both wealth management and private banking. Credit Suisse’s Stephen Bristow will join RMG Wealth Management founders David […]

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ABI takes steps to help end HIV stigma

A few months ago the Association of British Insurers downgraded HIV. It is no longer on its list of minimum standards for critical illness cover; it is no longer a life-threatening condition. This is really exciting, as we have been fighting for fairer access to insurance for clients with HIV for years. At the moment, […]

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Govt misses Qrops target netting just £1.4m last year

The recently implemented tax on certain overseas pension transfers has generated far less revenue than anticipated by the government. The government introduced a 25 per cent transfer charge in the March 2017 Budget, saying the measure supports its objective of promoting fairness in the tax system. The charge applies to transfers to qualifying registered overseas […]

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