Has the FCA gone far enough to tackle PI problems?

The FCA has surprised the industry by deciding against decisive intervention in the professional indemnity insurance market. The regulator had previously suggested it could take tough action in the market after acknowledging that cover was “not working” for IFAs. The FCA originally asked for opinions on introducing mandatory terms into policies, forcing firms to hold […]


Alternative assets: what are they and why invest in them?

Michael Howard, Head of Alternative Investments at Prudential Portfolio Management Group (PPMG), analyses how alternative assets can benefit multi-asset portfolios. As yields have compressed and forward-looking return expectations have fallen in the past few years, investors have sought alternatives to traditional asset classes to supplement their income and boost their total return. Please remember that […]


VouchedFor launches new service to facilitate advice tax break

VouchedFor has launched a new service allowing employers to facilitate the Government’s new pension advice allowance. The Government upped a tax exemption for employer-arranged pensions advice in April from £150 to £500 per employee per tax year. A saving of up to £310 per annum can be achieved with the tax break according to the […]

Rayner Spencer Mills: Why we rate the Artemis Global Growth Fund

Ken Rayner and Graham O’Neill from RSM explain why they rate the fund, its investment process and how it can be used in a portfolio. The Artemis Global Growth Fund became a RSM ‘rated’ fund earlier this year. In this video, Ken Rayner and Graham O’Neill explain the fund’s investment approach, why they rate it, […]


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