News by: Rachael Revesz
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has appointed Emiel van den Heiligenberg as head of asset allocation.
It has never been more important to network with your peers, either to learn and pick up tips along the way or to improve your own proposition. Adviser and ex-RAF Susan Hill of Susan Hill Financial Planning, provides tips on what methods you can use to make the most of your peer relationships.
Activist investing can offer opportunities for investors, but some complain it is an example of short-termism.
Jupiter Merlin funds co-manager Algy Smith-Maxwell admits cutting back on Japan was wrong and has rebuilt his exposure to the country after missing out on most of the rally.
Enterprise investment schemes (EISs) will not come under the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) impending ban on the retail sale of unregulated collective investment schemes (Ucis), New Model Adviser® understands.
The government is scrapping rebate taxes for overseas investors as part of its bid to boost the competitiveness of asset management in the UK.
Communicating to clients the risks involved in investing in structured products means going beyond simplistic explanations, say advisers like Keith Butten and Martin Bamford.
Robert Boag, manager of the £883 million UK Commercial Property Trust, spots some tentative signs of improvement in the UK property market this year.
Tenet has introduced a new social media policy so that its members do not have to wait five days for approval before posting on Facebook.
Heron House Financial Management plans to send an in-house paraplanner on a month-long exchange to an investment firm to gain a broader industry experience.
Alliance Trust Investments will close the £77 million Alliance Trust North American Equity fund and the £59 million Alliance Trust European Equity funds at the end of June as part of its strategic review.
Leading multi-managers flag up risks investors should be wary of, including the risk of a bursting bond bubble and overpriced ‘safe haven’ assets.
Michael Roberts, director of Newbury-based Protect & Invest, uses Standard Life Wealth for its dynamic investment style and quality customer service.
Investment Management Association chief executive Daniel Godfrey is taking on the challenge of showing investors how fund manager charges affect their returns
Caple Banks, the Bristol-based wealth manager, is taking on a 19-year-old apprentice as a client champion.
Providers defend structured investments after FCA chief Martin Wheatley’s criticism of ‘complex’ products raises fears that a regulatory crackdown could be in the offing.
Inflows to retail funds have been hit by the RDR, according to a report by Helen Pridham.
Weston-super-Mare-based Albert Goodman has set up a new division that will specialise in advising business owners.
Claims management firm Rebus has hired a former Financial Ombudsman Service adjudicator as it looks to build a team specialising in alternative investments.
Lloyds Banking Group is to shed a further 850 jobs in the latest rounds of cuts at the bank.