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Woodford to bag £2m profit from comms firm buyout
Neil Woodford could scoop £2m from one of his investments as Daisy Group looks for a sale.
Sun, sea and sexagenarians: the top 10 retirement destinations
We take a look at the top 10 countries to retire to.
Regulatory costs weigh on SJP as assets rise 27%
St James’s Place has set its sights for global expansion as it closes in on acquiring a Far-East advisory business.
RBS set to cut 30,000 jobs through sales and restructure
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is set to cut 30,000 jobs in a cost-cutting led restructure, according to reports.
Sven & Fergie face £1m film scheme bill
Former football managers Alex Ferguson and Sven-Goran Eriksson are among around 300 investors who face paying about £1 million in tax bills, up to seven times more than their original investment, over a failed film scheme, according to reports.
Cofunds raids AXA Wealth for string of management hires
Cofunds has raided AXA Wealth to poach four managers to strengthen its partnership and platform constancy teams as it moves to unbundled pricing.
FCA hits insurer with record £30m fine
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued its biggest ever retail fine of £31 million to insurance company HomeServe.
Aviva axes hospitality for financial advisers after FCA paper
Aviva has stopped hosting hospitality events for financial advisers following the Financial Conduct Authority's inducement paper.
Sanlam shake-up sees Speirs lose role as wealth chief
Sanlam UK has replaced Nigel Speirs as the chief executive of Sanlam Private Wealth in a management shake-up.
Lloyds Banking Group cuts another 1,080 jobs
Lloyds Banking Group is set to cut 1,080 jobs as part of its strategic review.
BlackRock UK Special Sits: when will we sell our star holdings?
What would prompt Roland Arnold to sell the likes of Ashtead and Howden?
Gervais Williams: the real reason to worry about Quindell
Citywire AA-rated manager Gervais Williams has argued that sentiment is the true danger to Quindell.
Profile: Quilter Cheviot boss Baines sees more consolidation ahead
Nineteen months on from the merger of Quilter Cheviot chief executive Martin Baines says the deal is now paying dividends.
Profile: how Matthew Butcher is carving a new role at Dart Capital
The wealth management industry is undergoing a profound period of change: whether it wants to admit it or not.