Scottish Budget income tax changes announced yesterday will create extra work for Financial Planners by adding to complexity and altering the balance between Scotland and that rest of the UK.
National IFA LEBC has acquired 100% of the share capital of Bristol-based IFA Aspira for £5 million in cash and LEBC shares.
The Bank of England has today kept its base rate at 0.5% after doubling the rate last month from 0.25% to 0.5% - the first increase for a decade.
Five risk-targeted funds have been launched by investment manager Schroders in partnership with Distribution Technology, the provider of risk-profiling and Financial Planning services for advisers.
The Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB), owner of the global Certified Financial Planner certification outside the US, has named South African Gerhardt Meyer CFP, as chairperson-elect of its board.
Zurich has announced a platform price cut from January, reducing the platform fee by more than half for assets above £500,000 from 0.22% to 0.10%.
The UK’s ageing workforce is in crisis as most are in the dark when it comes to knowing the true cost of retirement and how much they need to save, says a survey by Aviva.