UK - Independent financial adviser portal service The Exchange has signed up to use UNIPASS, a digital certificate that replaces multiple user IDs and passwords.
The Exchange managing director David Child says UNIPASS is fast becoming the industry norm for providing secure internet access for financial advisers and believes it is important “we give our IFA customers the option to use these certificates if it suits their needs”.
PTL has appointed Karein Davie as a client director in its Birmingham office.
The level of interest rate hedging increased to £29.5bn of liabilities in the second quarter as pension funds continued to de-risk, according to BMO Global Asset Management's research.
UK inflation has risen for the first time since November to 2.5% in July, up from 2.4% in June, thanks to rising fuel costs and the price of computer games.
The number of DB pension scheme trustees targeting a buyout with an insurer has increased significantly in the past five years, latest research from Willis Towers Watson shows.