Financial Services

A taste of Honey – City work experience gives Cameron, 20, a buzz for starting own business

Cameron Small hit on one very big idea for a business while on school work experience in the City of London. The keen rugby... READ MORE »

Target Dorset: City financial planning firm has county in sights for possible future expansion

A top London-based financial planning firm is targeting Dorset for possible future expansion. First Wealth, which was founded... READ MORE »

Allianz UK completes £1.1bn purchase of LV= general insurance after acquiring final stake

Allianz UK has taken full control of the general insurance arm of Dorset employer LV=. The German insurer already had a 49 per cent... READ MORE »

LV= move quickly to fill top vacancy with new Chief Executive appointed from January 1

Mark Hartigan has been appointed Chief Executive of LV=, the savings, investment and protection provider, which employs about... READ MORE »

Search for successor underway after LV= boss steps down after 13 years with the company

Richard Rowney has stepped down as Chief Executive and a member of the Board at LV=, the savings, investment and protection... READ MORE »

Matt on board at Coleman Marine Insurance

Matt Fenton has joined the expanding team at Coleman Marine Insurance. He joins the firm, which has its office on Poole Quay,... READ MORE »

County first for financial adviser as workplace pension trust receives official authorisation

A workplace pension trust has become the first in Dorset – and one of fewer than 30 schemes nationwide – to achieve... READ MORE »

Four firms take part in free wills, trusts, investments and travel seminar in Mudeford

Four firms will be taking part in a free seminar on wills, trusts, powers of attorney, investments and travel. It will be held... READ MORE »

26 jobs set to be created as business relocates head office to new site in £2m investment

A leading car finance provider is set to create up to 26 new jobs when it moves to a new head office in Poole early next... READ MORE »

Accountancy firm on crest of a wave after being named official supplier to America’s Cup team

A British sporting challenge involving the country’s greatest sailors, including Olympic gold medallists Sir Ben Ainslie... READ MORE »