RBS forced to drop plans for 200% bonuses

Professional Adviser | 25 Apr 2014 | 08:16

RBS will not pay out bonuses in line with its rival banks, after the UK government said it would not support a payout ratio of two times executive salaries.


Barclays AGM rocked as SLI attacks bank over bonuses

Standard Life Investments has taken the unusual step of criticising Barclays during its AGM, attacking the bank over its latest remuneration proposals amid a fiery meeting.

Professional Adviser | 25 Apr 2014 | 07:55

The Head Doctor: The trouble with investment time horizon

PA’s resident behavioural finance expert Greg Davies examines why an investor’s time horizon is so often misunderstood…

IFAonline | 28 Mar 2014 | 23:35

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Psigma targets Barclays Wealth's 'lighter touch' sub £500,000 clients

Psigma Investment Management has made a play for Barclays Wealth clients with less than £500,000, after the bank itself scrapped its bespoke service for lower net worth clients.

IFAonline | 26 Mar 2014 | 13:18
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Banks pay £482m interest swap redress; hundreds of customers yet to opt-in

Banks have paid out a total of £482m in redress to those they have missold interest rate hedging products, figures from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) show.

IFAonline | 05 Mar 2014 | 14:51

How do wealth manager fees stack up in the unbundled era?

Analysts at Numis have compared charges from the likes of Barclays, Brewin, Coutts and Rathbones to investigate how industry fees stack up against platforms’ newly-unveiled clean prices.

IFAonline | 13 Feb 2014 | 12:35

Matthews drops Buxton’s 'problem' cyclicals

Philip Matthews has turned over almost half the holdings in the Schroder UK Alpha Plus fund since taking over the fund from Richard Buxton in October, IFAonline sister title Investment Week can reveal.

IFAonline | 11 Feb 2014 | 10:57

Barclays to cut up to 12,000 roles as profits slump

Barclays has said it intends to cut up to 12,000 jobs this year, including 7,000 in the UK, as it reveals it has upped its staff bonus pool despite a drop in profits.

IFAonline | 11 Feb 2014 | 09:52

Barclays boosts bonus pool but profits disappoint

Barclays Bank saw adjusted pre-tax profits fall by almost a third during 2013 as restructuring and litigation costs impacted the business, but has increased the bonuses it pays staff.

IFAonline | 11 Feb 2014 | 08:11

D2C platform Strawberry Invest launched

Direct-to-consumer platform Strawberry Invest has launched today, with an annual platform charge of 0.40% on the first £50,000.

IFAonline | 10 Feb 2014 | 10:43

Five things clients will call you about this week

Here are five stories clients may have read in the weekend’s papers…

IFAonline | 10 Feb 2014 | 10:29

Quick Quiz of the week's news

How much do you remember from the last seven days in financial services?

IFAonline | 07 Feb 2014 | 11:37

Liberty SIPP partners with Barclays Stockbrokers to speed up transactions

Liberty SIPP has partnered with Barclays Stockbrokers to create a faster administration process between the two companies.

IFAonline | 06 Feb 2014 | 10:20

Barclays chief executive refuses £2.7m bonus

Antony Jenkins, the chief executive of Barclays, has turned down his multi-million pound bonus for 2013 due to the "very significant costs" faced by the bank.

IFAonline | 04 Feb 2014 | 07:30

Quick Quiz of the Week's News

How much do you remember from the last seven days in financial services?

IFAonline | 31 Jan 2014 | 12:20

Aviva launches charging tier of 0.15% on adviser platform to attract larger pension pots

Aviva is introducing a platform charge of 0.15% for new customers with portfolios valued at more than £400,000.

IFAonline | 29 Jan 2014 | 10:04

Barclays to close quarter of branches and cut hundreds of jobs

Barclays plans to close a quarter of its branches in the UK and cut hundreds of jobs in its investment banking division as part of a restructuring.

IFAonline | 29 Jan 2014 | 07:40

Barclays platform challenges Hargreaves with 0.35% AMC

Barclays Stockbrokers has revealed its clean pricing structure, introducing an AMC of 0.35% as it becomes the latest platform to undercut Hargreaves Lansdown's headline charges.

IFAonline | 27 Jan 2014 | 09:30

The Head Doctor: Seven ways to help clients stick to their investment resolutions

Barclays head of behavioural investment philosophy Greg Davies gives seven insights on how to help clients be better, more consistent investors.

IFAonline | 23 Jan 2014 | 11:30

FCA urges small firms to apply for rate-swap scandal compensation

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is urging thousands of small firms affected by the interest rate swaps mis-selling scandal to hurry up with their compensation claims or risk missing out on money due to them.

IFAonline | 13 Jan 2014 | 07:58


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