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Misdemeanor, cost of conduct and those poppies

RBS announced that it has set aside a further £780m to cover the costs of conduct issues, including the PPI miss-selling scandal.

The news, released alongside its third-quarter results, showed that the bank’s recovery continues despite the ‘misdemeanour’ provisions for past mistakes. 632 more words

Financial Services

Setting the record straight

As a specialist annuity provider, Just Retirement has had a turbulent time since George Osborne decided to thrown a “hand grenade” at the pensions industry, as Steve Martell, the group’s Director – Development, Intermediary Sales describes it. 568 more words

Financial Services

Ex-IFA jailed for stealing £200,000 from clients

This is atrocious – be aware of who you trust and the service (or in this case dis-service) they provide.

All of my clients come to me through “word of mouth” – either through existing clients, or trusted professionals (such as their accountants or solicitor). 298 more words

Financial Planning

Is it a Trick or a Treat.........

The S&P 500 closed on October 31st at a new all-time high of 2018.The reason for the market’s strength over the past two weeks is clearly due to a financial “trick or treat.” 801 more words

Market Updates

Got my mojo working but it just won't work on you

So, how did financial services lose its mojo – and how it can get it back ?

PWC have charted the decline of the relationship between the UK financial services sector and its customers, and consider what companies might do to rebuild trust with today’s apathetic customer. 85 more words

Financial Services

Dubai Property Update

The good people at Asteco Property Management have published their quarterly report on property in Dubai and it makes interesting reading. We are now almost a year on from the hype of the 2020 bid and the knock on effect that had on property prices and rents. 414 more words

Stuart Porter