Cofunds has appointed Assureweb director of product marketing Stephen Wynne-Jones as head of marketing operations.
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation is calling for the Government to set a common date for all agency workers to be auto-enrolled into a qualifying scheme or risk distorting the recruitment market.
Personal investment firms that cannot get comprehensive professional indemnity insurance will have to hold significantly higher capital under the regulator’s new prudential rules. The rules require that,where a firm has exclusions on lines of business or on FSA-instigated thematic reviews, it will need to hold additional capital above the new £20,000 minimum or three months’ […]
Prime Minister Gordon Brown has been forced to backtrack on his proposals for a so-called ‘Tobin tax’ on financial transactions after widespread international criticism of the idea.
The FSA admits that reform of its conduct supervision is needed but warns that “a turf war” could break out if its enforcement activity is separated out among different bodies. At a Bloomberg event in London this week, FSA chief executive Hector Sants said the regulator needs to maintain a concentrated enforcement function with clear […]
By Lorna Blyth, Investment Marketing Manager Delivering a decent drawdown review process takes time and resources. This article looks at how you can manage drawdown clients in a more cost-effective way. Most advisers are seeing an increase in drawdown clients following pension freedoms. Often these are clients with lower fund sizes, which means advisers are […]
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As the outlook for the UK’s economy remains uncertain, how can advisers prepare portfolios for any change in inflation? As higher inflation fails to appear on the horizon and wages grow faster than expected, fund managers are weighing up their portfolio moves for any potential changes in the economy. The UK consumer prices index rose […]
IFA directors Kevin and Cheryl Neal have been banned from being company directors by the Insolvency Service for six and four years, respectively. The married couple ran the now-defunct Hertfordshire-based Kevin Neal Associates Wealth Management. They were disqualified for taking assets from an insolvent company. The firm had been incorporated to take over the business interests […]
Hartley Pensions has bought the “untainted” assets of the Lifetime Sipp Company, which went into administration earlier this year. An update published today on the website of Lifetime’s administrators Kingston Smith & Partners says Hartley Pensions has also agreed to administer the tainted Sipps held by Lifetime Sipp. The administrator described tainted assets as those where […]