ITV leads FTSE higher on advertising relief
Broadcaster jumps to FTSE 100 amid investor relief fall in advertising revenue has been kept in line with guidance.
Sluggish UK growth puts brakes on Bank hawks
UK economic growth rises to just 0.3% in three months to June, further denting case for interest rate rise.
Pension freedoms payments reach £1.8bn record high
A record £1.86 billion taken out flexibly during the second quarter of 2017.
FCA’s pension policy head moves to Scotland role
The regulator creates new position to boost role in Scotland.
Senior managers regime to cost firms over £550m
Rules to expand the senior managers regime to all financial firms will cost more than £550 million, according to the FCA.
FCA register under threat in senior managers consultation
The future of the FCA register of regulated firms and individuals is under threat as part of plans to introduce the senior managers regime to all financial firms.
Construction and manufacturing slump weighs on UK GDP
UK output expanded 0.3% in the second quarter of the year confirming forecasts of a second period of sub-par growth.
Brewin Dolphin breaks quarterly income record
The wealth firm's strategic overhaul bears fruit with income for the third quarter hitting £77.3 million.
Altmann: Pension Wise leaving consumers open to big tax bills
The former pensions minister raises concern that the guidance service alone is not enough for consumers to understand possible pension tax bills.
FNZ more than doubles UK profits as client list grows
Pltaform technology giant FNZ made nearly £30 million in pre-tax profit from its UK business in 2016.
Video: Absolute returns manager explains European picks
Toby Nangle, who seeks inflation-plus-4%, is now seeing more market opportunities, with European equities in particular set to benefit from improving margins
Video: Sea of opportunity in Europe has tide turning for earnings
Liontrust’s Olly Russ and Oisin O’Leary welcome the uptick in European corporate earnings, but warn an abrupt halt to quantitative easing could increase volatility
Adviser Profile: Ben Ellis of Cactus Financial Planning
Ben Ellis likes to take on tough challenges and, only two years after launching Cactus Financial Planning, he is already looking to expand and hit £100 million in assets.