Latest News - Charles Walmsley
Fairstone sets aside £1.8m to cover VAT errors
A review of tax at national advice firm Fairstone discovered a shortfall in VAT due to HMRC last year, but the company also increased revenue to £47.6 million as it added more advisers.By Charles Walmsley - 11 October 2018, 08:43
FTSE hits six month low after global sell-off
UK stocks could not escape the global sell-off prompted by US rate rises and Trump's trade war with China as the FTSE opened to 1.6% down on Thursday.
Troubled Sipp provider finds buyer despite court case
Sipp provider Carey Pensions has finally found a buyer in the form of AIM-listed financial services company STM Group.
Aviva chief Wilson steps down
Aviva's 'turnaround' chief executive is to step down in April 2019.
FCA holds off DB transfer contingent charging ban
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has backed away from proposals to ban contingent charging on defined benefit (DB) pension transfer advice.
DeVere puts its faith in 'Wild West' crypto
MPs have called digital currencies a 'Wild West' for investors, but one advice firm believes crypto is the future.
Tories pledge to keep triple lock for UK expats in EU after Brexit
Work and pensions secretary Esther McVey has pledged to keep the triple lock in place for UK expats living in the EU after Brexit, and thrown her support behind the pensions dashboard.
Platform Premier League 2018: where did your wrap rank?
It's that time of year again: find out where your platform ranked in this year's Platform Premier League.
AFH buys £130m client book from collapsed DFM Beaufort Securities
AFH has bought the client assets of collapsed broker and discretionary fund manager (DFM) Beaufort Securities' Welsh office in a deal worth up £250,000.
AFH shares jump after consolidator hits £4bn in assets
Shares in consolidator AFH jumped on Wednesday after the advice firm consolidator revealed its has reached £4 billion in assets under advice after a spate of recent acquisitions.