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Rugby Club Launches Secured Retail Bond

One of Europe’s leading premiership rugby clubs has launched a 6.50% Secured retail bond due [&helli...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015

AAM Sponsors Something Out of the Ordinary

Aberdeen Asset Management has teamed-up with pro-road cycling team NFTO (Not For The Ordinary). AAM ...
Posted On 21 Apr 2015

Mackay Stewart & Brown Acquired by Close Brothers Asset Management

Edinburgh based chartered financial planning firm Mackay Stewart & Brown has been acquired by Cl...
Posted On 17 Apr 2015

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Pension Reforms Predicted To Increase Qualification Requirements In The Finance Sector

Rob Wright, senior consultant at London-based specialist recruitment agency, MERJE says: “This month...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015

Nigeria – Looking Better Now

Dr Mark Mobius at Templeton Emergeing Markets Trust says that last month’s election has opened...

Pensions – Choosing the Right Glide Path

Simon Chinnery, Head of UK DC at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says the pension freedoms […]

IFA BLOG

Sterling Rebound Continues

Neil Davies, Head of Trading at PlutusFX, continues to look at Sterling: Sterling leaped forward [&h...
Posted On 24 Apr 2015

Four Months In, and So Far So Good….

It loves us, it loves us not. With four months of 2015 gone, David Cowell […]

Sterling Positive At Last

Neil Davies, Head of Trading at PlutusFX, looks again at Sterling: UK Unemployment has fallen [&hell...
Posted On 17 Apr 2015

Sterling Still Finding No Strength

Neil Davies, Head of Trading at PlutusFX, takes another look at Sterling: There has been […]
Posted On 10 Apr 2015

REVIEWS

The Home Straight

David Cowell from Myddleton Croft Investment Managers says the markets are still in good heart. And ...

Back with a Bump

David Cowell from Myddleton Croft Investment Managers says his time down under has given him a [&hel...

Right Side Up Again

G’day mates, says David Cowell from Myddleton Croft Investment Managers. Fresh from the dowey dens o...

Thomas Malthus – “The World Is Not Enough”

Thomas Robert Malthus. Born 1766 in Guildford, Surrey  Died 1834 in Bath, Somerset   “The...

FCA

FCA Publications – January to March 2014

The following abbreviated summary of FCA publications and announcements has been compiled by IFA Mag...

FCA Publications – July to December 2013

Important: The following abbreviated summary of FCA publications and announcements has been compiled...

COMPLIANCE

Retirement Reforms and the Guidance Guarantee

PS 15/4 Retirement Reforms and the Guidance Guarantee: Retirement Risk Warnings Compliance Consultan...

FG15/1 – Defining Retail Investment Advice: Clarifying the Boundaries and Exploring the Barriers to Market Development

What’s the definition of advice anyway? Compliance Doctor Lee Werrell discusses FG15/1 –...

FCA Complaints Handling: CP 14/20

Compliance Consultant Lee Werrell reports on a change to complaints handling procedures that will af...