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£1.2bn wealth firm vows to ditch Scottish firms without a UK HQ

Pearson Jones said it will stop using Scottish financial services providers if they do not plan to relocate to the UK if the yes vote prevails, owing to concerns about the robustness of any future compensation scheme north of the border.

Electra board calls on shareholders to reject Bramson's proposals

Electra is calling on shareholders to reject activist investor Edward Bramson’s calls for a strategic review and board overhaul at its upcoming general meeting.

Profile: why Chris Wyllie joined Connor Broadley

Professional footballers are not renowned for their financial acumen, but former Millwall player James Connor is an exception to the rule

Barclays hires M&A deal king in investment banking push

Barclays has hired one of Wall Street's most famous deal-makers to help cash in on the M&A boom.

'Cataclysmic' Scottish independence vote to wipe 1% off GDP and 15% off sterling

The doom-mongers around Scottish independence were out in force yesterday with French-owned Axa warning a yes vote will wipe 1% off UK GDP, while Japanese bank Nomura said an anti-unionist win could see sterling tank by 15%.

Hargreaves Lansdown slashes minimum investments on Vantage

Hargreaves Lansdown has cut the minimum investments on its Vantage platform to encourage new savers to sign up.

Why Hawksmoor is backing Tesco

Tesco is in the throes of a classic ‘three-pronged profit warning’, but new boss Dave Lewis can come out blazing and ‘marmalise the opposition’, according to Hawksmoor’s Jim Wood-Smith.

Charles Stanley's share price hits 21 month low after second profit warning

Charles Stanley has issued its second profit warning in five months and announced the sale of Henry Dixon's Matterley Undervalued Assets fund to GLG.

Former KPMG director cleared of £45k expenses fraud

A former KPMG director has been cleared of fraudulently claiming nearly £45,000 in expenses from his former employer after a second jury failed to reach a verdict.

ex-Iveagh CIO Wyllie joins wealth boutique Connor Broadley

Former Iveagh chief investment officer Chris Wyllie has joined Connor Broadley Independent Financial Planning to head its discretionary proposition.

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Profile: why Chris Wyllie joined Connor Broadley

Profile: why Chris Wyllie joined Connor Broadley

Professional footballers are not renowned for their financial acumen, but former Millwall player James Connor is an exception to the rule

Profile: Sarasin's quant boss on how smart beta is shaping private client strategy

Profile: Sarasin's quant boss on how smart beta is shaping private client strategy

Sarasin's head of quant on how private client strategies are having to evolve in an era of smart beta