Strabens Hall names CEO to spur adviser growth in UK and Asia
London and Hong Kong based financial planner firm Strabens Hall has named Adam Benskin as chief executive in a raft of senior management changes aimed at growing its £1bn (€1.14bn, $1.34bn) in assets under influence and profile of its holistic financial planning service.
Russian dirty money entering UK through BOTs, report says
Money laundering is a matter of national security for the UK, and it therefore has the constitutional right to make British Overseas Territories (BOTs) introduce public registers of beneficial ownership, according to a select committee report.
News 21 May 18
Old Mutual sees 25% growth in DB pension transfers by 2028
Old Mutual Wealth is predicting defined benefit pension transfers will accelerate, with an estimated 25 to 30% of those eligible switching out of their schemes in the next 10 years.
Royal London offering ‘substantial’ cash for annuity guarantees
Royal London is worried pension holders are “throwing away” their guaranteed annuity rate (GAR) under the new pension freedoms and it wants to offer them cash for the promised return.