Tag Archives: Ownership

Millennial fightback

The greatest current threat to motor manufacturers is that people no longer want to drive. The second biggest threat is that people no longer want to own a car. That’s the message that comes loud and clear from an article … Continue reading

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Property (and who owns it)

Something out of nothing Two distantly related matter are troubling me this morning. The first is the ownership of intellectual property and the second the ownership of a shower cubicle. Let me talk about the shower cubicle first. I was … Continue reading

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Advisers turn the key to the FCA’s fund governance condundrum.

One of the recent themes of this blog is  “What rights we have over “our money”. John Kay’s book – “other people’s money” argues that the money held on account by asset managers should always be considered as held in trust … Continue reading

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Pensions -No engagement without ownership!

  It is generally accepted that ownership implies accountability. Ownership is  the word we use in business to say we’ll take responsibility for the outcomes of an action; as in “I’ll own this one”. We’ve learned that unless someone owns a … Continue reading

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Exploring the cost of ownership – Guest blog from Dr Chris Sier

Introduction The pension fund value chain is overly complex, costly and completely opaque to the end consumer. The Kay Review of UK Equity Markets and Long-term Decision-making (2013) highlighted this. In fact, the total cost of owning (TCO) a pension … Continue reading

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