Mel Kenny: Pro bono and volunteering benefits us all

I recently did some volunteering with the Personal Finance Society in helping facilitate its Discover Fortunes game at a school. For those of you who do not know much about it, it is a two-hour session that encourages sixth form students to think about a career in personal finance and listen to a financial adviser […]


Government bond outlook video 2018

RLAM’s Head of Government Bonds, Paul Rayner considers 2018 prospects across UK and international government bond markets. Watch the video here Past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up and investors may not get […]


Women feel gender bias in quality of advice

Almost two million UK women are holding back from investing because of “systemic sexism”, according to new research. Figures from the Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) show one in five women believe they are getting poorer quality advice from IFAs compared with men, while around two million women in the UK are also holding back […]

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AFH profits jump 83%

IFA consolidator AFH has reported an 83 per cent increase in profit after tax to £3.1m for the 12 months ending 31 October 2017. The business, which acquired 13 IFAs during the period, increased funds under management by 39 per cent to £2.79bn (2016: £2bn). Revenues increased by 39 per cent from £33.6m to £24.1m. […]


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