Press Updates

16Apr 14

ABI-IMA merger ‘extremely dangerous’ for clients

The merger between the investment arm of the Association of British Insurers and the Investment Management Association could create an anti-consumer giant that proves to be “extremely dangerous” for British savers, Gina Miller has warned.

ABI-IMA merger ‘extremely dangerous’ for clients

(Financial Times – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 7:14 pm

16Apr 14

EU ‘Tornado Tuesday’ – One day of votes that gives millions of UK savers hope.

True and Fair Campaign welcomes raft of legislation that will sweep away industry abuses and herald a revolution in pension and investment cost transparency across Europe.

EU ‘Tornado Tuesday’ – One day of votes that gives millions of UK savers hope.

Posted By: True and Fair, 7:01 pm

11Apr 14

FT Money Show: Podcast – UK property market, investment charges and international equities

James Pickford and guests discuss the transparency of fees and charges for investment advice, whether a property bubble is emerging, and how to invest in overseas stock markets cost-effectively

UK property market, investment charges and international equities

(Financial Times – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 6:33 pm

11Apr 14

Comment on the IMA and ABI investment arm merger

Commenting on the IMA and ABI investment arm merger, Gina Miller, founder of SCM Private and the True and Fair Campaign stated:

Posted By: True and Fair, 9:11 am

02Apr 14

UK fund managers acting like ‘a cartel’, report says

Gina Miller, CEO of SCM Private, told Spear’s that the UK retail investment industry lacks competition and transparency. Giulia Cambieri reports

UK fund managers acting like ‘a cartel’, report says

(Spear’s – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 12:13 pm

01Apr 14

“Hidden costs” of equity income funds revealed

New research suggests UK investors pay up to 0.88 per cent a year to fund managers without knowing it.

“Hidden costs” of equity income funds revealed

(Trustnet – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 12:01 pm

26Mar 14

New True and Fair Campaign – 2nd Anniversary Report – "Legalised Looting" – Wednesday 26 March 2014

True and Fair Campaign Report ‘Legalised Looting’ Calls for OFT Investigation of Retail Investment Industry

True and Fair Campaign – 2nd Anniversary Report – Legalised Looting

(PRESS RELEASE)

Posted By: True and Fair, 9:38 am

04Mar 14

How can you track down what your fund costs? Investors are still waiting for industry to cough up full figures

Can you find out precisely what your investment fund costs? The answer is you can get close, but only with difficulty if you rely on industry numbers.

How can you track down what your fund costs? Investors are still waiting for industry to cough up full figures

(This Is Money – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 6:21 pm

03Mar 14

Fund fee train robbery must be derailed

Here, in our latest Viewpoint, an occasional series giving a voice to provocative and thought-provoking ideas in the world of finance, Gina Miller, founder of the True and Fair Campaign, argues that the fund management industry is trying to stall plans to cut investment charges.

Fund fee train robbery must be derailed

(Times – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 6:07 pm

24Feb 14

Government announcement on ending hidden pension costs and fees

Commenting on news that the Government is to announce measures to reveal hidden costs and fees in the pensions industry, Gina Miller, founder of SCM Private and the True and Fair Campaign stated:

Posted By: True and Fair, 4:20 pm