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From Insurance| 11:58

Protection comparison software to tackle difficulties

UnderwriteMe boss claims adoption of his softwawre by insurers should make buying process easier.

Companies & People| Sep 17, 2014

Ascentric sees profits plummet due to tech upgrade

Wrap spends £1.6m last year on back office systems revamp with Bravura.

Sep 15, 2014

IG Group slams ‘basic and opaque’ trading platforms

Online trading firm criticises rival’s “outdated and under-invested technology”.

Sep 11, 2014

Advisers need to grasp tech nettle or be left behind

IFAs can get ahead with better use of social media, data and automated advice, says regulatory lawyer.

Sep 05, 2014

Hornbuckle rolls out web-based interactive tool

“We want to see better consumer outcomes”, Hornbuckle’s proposition boss says.

From Insurance| Sep 05, 2014

Exeter Friendly updates underwriting technology

New system enables immediate underwriting decisions.

Analysis & Opinion
Scepticism reins over automated advice

From Regulation| Sep 10, 2014

Scepticism reins over automated advice

The provision of automated advice will find little progress until regulatory hurdles are overcome

FCA must get up to speed on social media

Aug 28, 2014

FCA must get up to speed on social media

The FCA needs to get with it online

The appliance of science to clients

Aug 26, 2014

The appliance of science to clients

Technology providers would do well to pay attention to how their products are used, says Mark Polson.

‘Caveat emptor’ should surely apply to Twitter

Jon Cudby| Aug 21, 2014

‘Caveat emptor’ should surely apply to Twitter

The FCA’s consultation on social media reveals an urge to tinker, despite the area being impossible to regulate

Recent Articles
  1. Apps could monitor clients and dictate premiums
    From Insurance| Sep 02, 2014

    Apps could monitor clients and dictate premiums

    Discounts could be available for customers willing to adopt “wearable technology”, providers admit.

  2. Lender urges advisers to consider alternative finance
    Sep 01, 2014

    Lender urges advisers to consider alternative finance

    Director predicts advice opportunities when small businesses ditch banks for online alternatives.

  3. National Audit Office criticises HMRC tech contracting
    Aug 28, 2014

    National Audit Office criticises HMRC tech contracting

    NAO estimates a £6.3bn overspend during the life of the contract.

  4. Technology Spotlight: The appliance of science to clients
    Aug 26, 2014

    Technology Spotlight: The appliance of science to clients

    In this month’s Technology Spotlight, Mark Polson highlights why more attention should be paid by technology providers to how their products are used.

  5. Skandia creates technical info site for advisers
    Aug 14, 2014

    Skandia creates technical info site for advisers

    Hub replaces previous publication and will shortly be available as a mobile app.

  6. Aug 13, 2014

    Solutions for our ecosystem

    Technology can play a role in driving a nationwide savings culture

  7. Advisers must move on from baby boomer bias: Vanguard
    Aug 13, 2014

    Advisers must move on from baby boomer bias: Vanguard

    Better communication with middle-aged savers and discussions over baby boomer client heirs deemed necessary.

  8. Providers play down barriers to pension freedom
    From Pensions| Aug 08, 2014

    Providers play down barriers to pension freedom

    L&G says an estimated 97 per cent of customers will not have penalty for encashment or transfer after age 55.

  9. Former adviser launches suitability report app
    Aug 08, 2014

    Former adviser launches suitability report app

    New firm responds to increased report writing regulatory burden with software solution.

  10. Five anti-social messages from FCA social media rules
    FTAdviser Blog| Aug 06, 2014

    Five anti-social messages from FCA social media rules

    The Financial Conduct Authority clarifies what you should and should not do online.

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