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  • Octopus Investments: Business Relief explained

    Investments that qualify for Business Relief provide relief from inheritance tax and can help investors pass on more to loved ones.
    We’re the largest provider of investments that qualify for BR, so we’re well placed to help you understand them.
    In fact, we’ve managed these investments since 2005 and we look after more than £3.9 billion across our range of BR products.
    Watch our short video which explains:

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  • Value Investing | Masterclass

    Value stocks have been outperforming growth stocks and the cost of living crisis has been affecting retail, so how do investors consider these factors when using value investing in their strategies? Joining us for this Masterclass are:

    • George Godber, Manager of UK Value Opportunities Fund, Polar Capital
    • John Teahan, Portfolio Manager, UK Value...
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  • UK Equities | Masterclass

    What are the current movements in the UK equity market and how are fund managers positioning their portfolios accordingly? In this Masterclass we are joined by 3 experts:

    • Richard Knight, Portfolio Manager, Allianz Global Investors
    • Fred Mahon, Fund Manager, Church House
    • Alexandra Jackson, UK Opportunities Fund Manager, Rathbones

    Learning outcomes:

    1. The impact of...
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  • Growing your business

    Tutors:

    • Robert Poulten, Business Consultant, Quilter Financial Planning
    • John Kerr, Recruitment and Establishment Director, Quilter Financial Planning
    • Paul Young, Head of Business Consultancy, Quilter Financial Planning

    Learning outcomes:

    1. Distinguishing between the types of growth an adviser business needs to focus on: staff, clients and...
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  • Opportunity from Uncertainty

    Tutors:

    • Tom May, CIO, Atlantic House Investments
    • Nina MacEwen, Head of Discretionary Sales...
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  • How to generate sustainable income for clients

    Tutors:

    • Andrew Morris, Product Specialist, Canada Life Asset Management
    • Craig Rippe, Head of Multi-Asset, Canada Life Asset Management

    Learning outcomes:

    1. How do income funds work and what options are available for investors wanting to gain a regular income
    2. Who are multi-asset income funds for and how close to retirement should investors be opting...
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  • Changing client needs in a post-Covid world

    Tutors:

    • Tsitsi Mutiti, Investment Manager, Charles Stanley
    • Danby Bloch, Head of Editorial Strategy, Platforum
    • Sean Osborne, Group Head of Sales, Charles Stanley

    Learning outcomes:

    1. How to assess and respond to client vulnerability
    2. How Covid and its aftermath have impacted on intergenerational wealth transfers
    3. How client...
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  • Is MPS the solution for sustainability when advising clients?

    Tutors:

    • Tom Buffham, Portfolio Analyst, Brewin Dolphin
    • Lee Coates, OBE, Co-Founder, ESG Accord
    • Rob Gleeson, CIO, FE Investments

    Learning outcomes:

    1. The challenges of adding sustainability to an MPS
    2. The pros and cons of outsourcing investments via an MPS
    3. How the MPS market is developing sustainability options

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  • Running your financial planning business more profitably

    Tutors:

    • Paul Young, Head of Business Consultancy, Quilter Financial Planning
    • Sarah Elmey, Business Consultant, Quilter Financial Planning
    • Mike Simpson, Business Consultant, Quilter Financial Planning

    Learning outcomes:

    1. The importance of establishing the link between fees and value
    2. How to meet the service delivery challenge
    3. How...
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  • Sustainable Healthcare | Masterclass

    In this Masterclass we look at the outlook for healthcare investing. What are the key trends and sustainability issues that need to be covered? Our panel consists of three experts from AXA:

    • Erick Decker, Head of Responsible, Sustainable and Impact investment Assets at AXA
    • Dr Zina Affas Besse, deputy head of healthcare private equity, Axa IM Alts
    • Jonathan Dean, head of impact private equity fund management,...
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  • Futureproofing fixed income investments

    Tutors:

    • Bryn Jones, Head of Fixed Income, Rathbones
    • Noelle Cazalis, Fund Manager, Rathbones
    • Kate Elliot, Head of Ethical, Sustainable and Impact Research, Rathbone Greenbank

    Learning outcomes:

    1. The future role of fixed income in a client portfolio
    2. What the last 20 years can teach investors about fixed income’s characteristics
    3. The...
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  • Fixed Income | Masterclass

    In this fixed income Masterclass, a panel of experts discuss the outlook for fixed income and what the rest of 2022 and beyond holds for it. Taking part are:

    • Nick Hayes, Fund Manager, AXA Global Strategic Bond Fund, AXA Investment Managers
    • KJ Sinha, Fund Manager, Canada Life Asset Management
    • Madelaine Jones, Portfolio Manager, Oaktree Capital Management

    Learning Outcomes:...

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