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Saturday Papers: RBS records first profit in a decade

Today

And rebels press May with demand for UK to stay in customs union with EU.

Former Tisa policy director Malcolm Small dies aged 62

Yesterday

Former Tisa policy director Malcolm Small has died aged 62.

Simon Binney: The democratisation of financial advice

Yesterday

To 'normalise' advice, argues Simon Binney, the sector must first help spread the word advice is accessible, affordable and reliable and then adopt a new model that is able to cater to a ne…

'IFAs want better content for clients' - Boring Money

Yesterday

Advisers want better content for their clients to help engage and educate them on their personal finances, according to Boring Money managing director Holly Mackay. "IFAs want…

Project Elevate almost complete - SL's David Tiller

Yesterday

Standard Life is close to being able to say its 'project Elevate' upgrade is complete, according to the group's head of adviser and wealth manager propositions David Tiller. S…

Jacob Rothschild-backed firm plans £100m float

Yesterday

Augmentum Fintech, which is preparing to float next month, has unveiled plans to issue a target of 100 million ordinary shares at a price of £1 each, with a maximum issue size of 125 millio…

The end of Standard Life as we know it: all you need to know

Yesterday

All you need to know about Standard Life Aberdeen's decision to sell its insurance arm to Phoenix in a £3.2 billion deal, as well as all the highlights from its 2017 financial results.

British Steel had a 'massive impact' on South Wales advice firms

Yesterday

Niche IFA director Ray Adams sits down with New Model Adviser® to talk about the British Steel pension transfer saga and his visit from the FCA.

Anthony Rayner: Inflation protection - the clue's not always in the title

Yesterday

Anthony Rayner discusses portfolio positioning in an environment of rising inflation, with a particular focus on index-linked gilts in the UK and 'TIPS' - Treasury Inflation-Protected Secur…

Eight million millennials unable to achieve life goals - F&C IT

Yesterday

Some eight million millennials lack the savings or investments to achieve their life ambitions, despite almost two-thirds having 'traditional' goals, research by Foreign & Colonial Investme…

Gars suffers further £10.7 billion outflow

Yesterday

Standard Life Aberdeen's key flagship multi-asset strategy was hit by fresh outflows in 2017.

Robo-advice important part of Standard Life Aberdeen strategy

Yesterday

Standard Life Aberdeen has re-stated its commitment to developing a robo-advice proposition, following today's announcement it is selling its life and pensions business.

SLA platforms boosted by DB transfers as flows up 66%

Yesterday

Standard Life Aberdeen’s assets under administration on Standard Life Wrap, Elevate and Parmenion brought in combined inflows of £7 billion.

Standard Life Aberdeen chairman Grimstone to step down

Yesterday

Standard Life Aberdeen chairman Gerry Grimstone has announced he will step down from his position at the company in 2019.

SLA hopeful of winning back £109bn Lloyds funds following insurance sale

Yesterday

Standard Life Aberdeen co-chief executive Martin Gilbert has said he is confident the sale of the insurance arm to Phoenix can help it win back the £109 billion mandate from Lloyds.

Standard Life Aberdeen sells insurance arm to Phoenix in £3.2bn deal

Yesterday

Standard Life Aberdeen has sold its insurance arm to Phoenix Group in a £3.2 billion deal.

Standard Life Aberdeen sells insurance arm to Phoenix for £3bn

Yesterday

Standard Life Aberdeen has sold its insurance business to Phoenix Group in a £3bn deal. Standard Life Aberdeen will retain its adviser platforms Wrap, Elevate and Parmenion …

Divorce knocks £3,800 off annual retirement income - Prudential

Yesterday

Divorcees who plan to retire in 2018 can expect their yearly income to be £3,800 lower than people who have never experiences a marriage break up, according to research from Prudential. …

Friday Papers: Standard Life Aberdeen to quit insurance in £3bn deal

Yesterday

And tech giants face UK tax overhaul as Treasury says they must pay more.

Overnight Markets: Dow, S&P surge on energy and industrials

Yesterday

But shares ended the session well off their intraday highs as financial and health-care shares slid into negative territory.

Mainly insurance news…

No “for sale” sign up at Clear, says Howard Lickens

Yesterday

Broker CEO investigating funding options as he looks to double the business.

CBL Insurance placed in interim liquidation in New Zealand - reports

Yesterday

New development does not impact CBL Insurance Europe, which was stopped from writing new business earlier this week.

Podcast: The top five stories of the week

Yesterday

Emmanuel Kenning and Ida Axling discuss the key points from the week's news.

Quizzical questions: 23 February 2018

Yesterday

Test your knowledge of the week's news with our topical quiz.

Seventeen expands in Scotland with two deals

Yesterday

Move follows the broker's purchase of Rupert Burgoyne earlier this week.

Swinton puts 268 people at risk of redundancy

Thursday

Broker to close 40 of its branches in latest restructure.

Amanda Blanc “exceptionally pleased” with UK & Ireland performance

Thursday

The CEO praised the impact of the business' commercial lines division and insisted the "excellent" results had no bearing on McCafferty’s exit.

Steve Lewis confident RSA UK will “bounce back” in 2018

Thursday

Provider "not concerned" following £116m underwriting loss in 2017.

Moneysupermarket posts 12% insurance revenue rise for 2017

Thursday

Group revenue, profit and average number of monthly visitors all increase.

Axa UK & Ireland COR improves to 96.3% for 2017

Thursday

Revenues also went up but underlying earnings fell.

RSA UK reports falling profits in 2017

Thursday

Provider posts underwriting loss of £116m as COR deteriorates to 104.3% due to catastrophe losses.

CEO Watson "encouraged" by Ageas UK 2017 results

Wednesday

Insurer urges government not to delay new Ogden legislation as it moves back into profit.

Biba, ABI and Lloyd’s join InsurTech Board

Wednesday

New group, part of the Fintech Delivery Panel, will focus on needs of InsurTech startups.

#insagepeople 19 - 25 February 2018

Wednesday

Keep up to date with all the latest people moves.

Cyber hacks reported to FCA by financial firms hit 69 in 2017

Wednesday

FCA figures show that cyber incidents reported by general insurance firms went up from 1 to 11 in just 12 months.

Ageas UK moves back into profit in 2017

Wednesday

COR improves to 103.2% while GWP falls slightly to £1.36bn.

AA targeting over two million motor and home policies in five year growth plan

Wednesday

Company predicts drop in Ebitda for 2019 as it commits to £45m investment plan.

Jon Dye brands 2017 as “landmark” year for Allianz in UK

Tuesday

Ogden change cost reaches £80m at the insurer.

Allianz UK posts improved 2017 operating profit and COR

Tuesday

Revenues at the insurer tick up by 2%.

Seventeen Group buys Rupert Burgoyne

Tuesday

Broker to keep staff and premises as it rebrands as Hallam Burgoyne.

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