Shareholder protection doesn’t appear in many hit TV shows or movies. It’s fair to say it’s not as exciting as fast cars or crime. However, the creators of the hit HBO show, Succession, have found a way to make this insurance product front and centre alongside succession planning, another core financial planning area of expertise. [...]
FCA warns investors to be wary of cornavirus-related investment scams, as scammers take advantage of uncertainty. A week into the UK lockdown, more than 500 coronavirus-related scams and over 2,000 phishing attempts had been reported. Scam smart is the FCA’s (Financial Conduct Authority) campaign to help consumers avoid pension and investment scams. With major events [...]
In recent years final salary pension schemes have been phased out by employers because people are living for longer and the uncrystallised liabilities are wreaking havoc with corporate balance sheets. Robert Blumberger explains why this is happening and sounds a cautionary note for those attracted to the idea of transferring.