Money2020 Europe

By Glesni Euros Financial Alchemy Dozens of thought leaders along with hundreds of delegates made it to Money2020 Europe in Amsterdam. CEOs, CTOs, marketing managers and executives came to the Rai exhibition hall last week to explore the latest developments in payments, financial technology and the financial services industry more broadly. The theme this year…

Where does financial services need to try harder?

A recent Financial Services Forum event posed the question, ‘where does financial services need to try harder’?  Attendees debated whether the financial services industry has managed to reach and engage Millennials (gen Y) and whether it has forgotten the over 70s. My overall sense was that that there was agreement that in recent years over-70s…

Pension Freedoms or confusion and irresponsibility?

By Shelly Durrant, Account Director I recently attended a Financial Services Forum, ‘Out with the new, in with the old: the ageing population as a driver for change’. One of the many interesting facts I learnt was that following the Government’s announced pension freedoms in the 2014 Budget, the most searched for term on the…

What does 2019 have in store for the City?

A look ahead at 2019 by Newgate’s Gareth Jones and Henry Adefope. Introduction: A challenging year Will 2019 prove to be another challenging year for UK financial services? For those involved in banking, capital markets, asset management and insurance, the upcoming political and regulatory agenda suggests it will be. A year of potential disruption is…

Seneca IM appoints Newgate

Seneca Investment Managers Appoints Newgate as its Corporate Communications Adviser Seneca Investment Managers (“Seneca IM”), the Multi-Asset, value investment house, has appointed Newgate Communications (‘Newgate’) as its adviser following a competitive pitch process. Established in 2002, Seneca IM is known for its Multi-Asset, value investment approach and prides itself on being able to identify and…

KYC – Know Your Client – Outflow Prevention 2.0 for Funds

The ‘Know Your Investor’ rule has other benefits beyond risk management, below Newgate’s Henry Adefope implores asset managers to explore and harness a granular understanding of investors and their motives to not only retain business, but to grow it too. Why a granular understanding of the issues that investors hold dear could bring fans, and…

Newgate hosts 21st Transparency Symposium

Event round-up: Transparency Symposium, “The CMA’s Investigation into Investment Consultants and Fiduciary Managers – their Provisional Decisions on Reforms” August 2018 Newgate Communications was delighted to host the 21st Transparency Symposium, run by financial services transparency campaigner and founder of the Transparency Task Force (TTF), Andy Agathangelou. The event focused on the Competition and Market…

Diversity of thought delivers real value

The article below was written by Emma Kane, CEO, Newgate Communcations. This week it was my pleasure to Chair a panel discussion for the Financial Services Forum on Women in Marketing.  Importantly, the audience included a number of men; we can only make progress if people – irrelevant of gender – understand that diversity delivers…