Remembrance Sunday

On the 8th November 2018 the film “303 Squadron” had its world premiere in London. On the red carpet were the Polish Ambassador to the UK Arkady Rzegocki (first picture), Strictly Come Dancing star Ola Jordan (second picture), representing our family my sister...

Customer Engagement Technology

I was privileged to attend the CET World Series “Customer Engagement Technology” Conference in Dubai yesterday, with my fellow professional speaker Mounir Berhmani. Great event, with interesting presentations – good to know what the future holds in this area…………! GREG...

Valueless Pension Funds

SIPP providers must check offshore investments, UK court rules The UK High Court has ruled that the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) was correct to require a SIPP provider to compensate an investor for losses from a fraudulent overseas unregulated collective...

Centre of Influence

Great Ideas! I was talking with one of my Clients last week, Mrs Ilham A. Al Ghadiri, and she mentioned a fantastic website that ALL residents of the UAE can use (which I didn’t know about, but people should know about it): https://www.mbrmajlis.ae/en/home#idea If YOU...

Personal Finance

Do These Personal Finance “Rules” Still Hold Up? Generic personal finance advice has always garnered some derision, but lately there’s been more of a backlash. The loudest voices have belonged to Millennials (those born after 1990), many of whom have...

Millennials

How much do You need to Retire? Most Brits are set for a cash-strapped future unless they start getting to grips with how much money they will need to see them through their retirement. A staggering 21% of UK adults believe they only need up to £50,000 ($65,705) in...

GITEX in Dubai

I was very pleased to act as Master of Ceremonies at a very important meeting today between His Excellency Mr Marat Korovaev (Head of ICT Export) at the Russian Export Centre, and Mr Ammar Al Malik (Managing Director of Dubai Internet City and also Dubai Outsource...

Time Served

I have just received a Certificate showing that for the last 25 consecutive years, I have been in the top 5% of ALL Financial Advisers in the world. If you know anyone who needs to use someone like this, please contact me. Thanks! GREG POGONOWSKI...