The Week in Numbers – 28/05

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0.1% – Fall in the Consumer Prices Index in the year to April compared with no change in the year to March

4,000 – Number of individual advisers Garry Heath aims to recruit for his new trade body, Libertatem, in the first 15 months

4 – Number of Labour MPs that remained on the Treasure select committee following the election. Some industry experts say Labour has lost much of its financial services expertise.

29% – Rise in the number of Annuity Complaints received by the Financial Ombudsman Service in the past year, from 601 to 776

Less than 1 in 10 – Proportion of Hargreaves Lansdown customers that have bought an annuity since 6th April

8th July – date set for Chancellor George Osborne’s second budget of the year

£227m – amount Deutsche Bank was fined by the FCA over Libor manipulation in April. A former trader has this week brought a case against the regulator claiming he was improperly identified in the FCA report

£10bn – amount the Government plans to cut business red tape by, as announced by Business Secretary Sajid Javid


Originally published in Money Marketing Magazine 21st May 2015
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The Week in Numbers – 13th May

The Week in Numbers

12m – Number of actions taken by MAS users in 2014/15 – far higher than the organisation’s 4.5 million target

1% – cashback offer for first-time buyers launched by Halifax this week

8 – Number of advice firms issued with Section 166 reports (also known as a skilled persons report) by the FCA in relation to insistent transfers

£11bn – Outflows seen by Aberdeen Asset Management in the six months to the end of March

11% – fall in profits reported by Lloyds for the first quarter after it took a £660m hit following the sale of TSB

£4.1m – Price paid by advice consolidation firm AFH financial to acquire national firm Independent Financial Services (UK)

65% – Proportion of 55 to 64-year-olds who are not aware of changes to pension death tax rules, a survey commissioned by Old Mutual says

£1.4bn – Annual slump in retail fund sales in March, according to the IA

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Originally published in Money Marketing magazine, 7th May 2015

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