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'Thrive in Abu Dhabi' programme launched to encourage global talent, investors to build their futures in the emirate

'Thrive in Abu Dhabi' programme launched to encourage global talent, investors to build their futures in the emirate

Talented professionals and students, plus investors, in priority sectors, are being encouraged to set down roots with their families in Abu Dhabi as part of a new programme that supports the emirate’s strategy to develop key areas such as culture, healthcare, research and development (R&D) and real estate.

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The silent strategy killer

The silent strategy killer

By Russell Andrews (pictured), Head of Solutions UK, Europe & Asia, Asset Management Distribution at SEI – Companies across the globe, both large and small, regularly go through strategic reviews to re-assess internal and external forces that influence core components of the business. Such components, including value proposition, operating model, market segmentation and revenue models, are reviewed in order to construct a strategy for success. Success could include new market entry, new products or services, M&A activity, rebranding, organic growth or as of late, the greater inclusion of technology in the proposition.

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The future of financial advice

The future of financial advice

By Nick Eatock (pictured), CEO of Intelliflo – The start of a new year always feels like a good time to think about the future and where we’re headed. With that in mind, here are my thoughts on the technology themes that will impact financial advice in the next few years.

PENSIONS

New study reveals UK savers are sleepwalking into retirement six years on from Pensions Freedoms

New study reveals UK savers are sleepwalking into retirement six years on from Pensions Freedoms

Nearly six years on from the introduction of Pension Freedoms, new research has shown that older savers are sleepwalking into retirement and risk running out of all their Defined Contribution pension savings with a third of their retirement still ahead, meaning they could  spend their final years reliant on the state pension.