A surge in pre-tax earnings in Jelf’s financial planning business has helped grow the firm’s revenue by 11 per cent, its interim results show. Pre-tax earnings grew 167 per cent year-on-year in the six months to April in the advisory business, from £112,000 in 2014 to £299,000 this year. The employee benefits division saw earnings […]
Conservative peer Lord Howard Flight was today announced as president of the new adviser trade body being launched by Garry Heath. Former IFA Association director general Garry Heath revealed further details of the association, named Libertatem, at a launch event in London today. He aims to raise £1m in the first 15 months of the […]
Shadow chancellor Chris Leslie is keen for a Labour review of pre-election policies to centre on the party’s controversial mansion tax, Money Marketing understands. Interim Labour leader Harriet Harman yesterday confirmed she was in the process of commissioning a broad review into the party’s surprise collapse, which saw the Conservative secure a majority in the […]
Running a financial services firm is a bit like engineering, according to engineer turned Attivo Group chief executive Stephen Harper. It is all about systems that can break down completely if they have not been properly maintained, or if the smallest component stops working. “The reason why the system on an engine breaks is usually […]
The fastest growers in the Artemis Global Select Fund this year were also the largest companies, Amazon and Nike. Simon is looking to buy more like them in 2016.
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