Jelf Employee Benefits assesses the areas that employers should be aware of when considering operating in Sierra Leone, including healthcare access, delivery and insurance provisions. This report draws on various sources to highlight specific considerations for this emerging jewel in West Africa.
The mortgage and housing markets have cooled of late, with approvals down and house price growth slowing, but the Bank of England is stocking up its arsenal just in case the market begins to run away with itself. It has been steadily increasing its stranglehold on the market. First, it was given the power to […]
Mortgage Advice Bureau has announced plans to list on the Alternative Investment Market, a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange that allows smaller firms to float. A successful launch will see former Mortgage Talk chairman and current MAB director Peter Birch exit the business. Birch received shares as part of MAB’s acquisition of Mortgage Talk […]
Former Association of Bridging Professionals chairman Sidney Cohen passed away last week. The popular Cohen began his career as a broker before joining Cheval as director of marketing in 1998, where he remained until 2005 before joining Affirmative Finance. Most recently, Cohen was acting as consultant for Masthaven. Cohen was appointed chairman of the AoBP […]
Jelf Employee Benefits focuses on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and what this means for businesses with operations in West Africa. This will be of particular interest to those with employees either travelling to, or living within, West Africa, the area affected by the most catastrophic outbreak of Ebola to date.
George Osborne will make his last Budget speech of the current parliamentary term this week, and the early media briefings suggest that pensions will again feature heavily in that statement. So what are we able to learn from the weekend’s coverage?