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Feb 04, 2016

Ambulance chasers struggle with advice complaints

Solicitor gives example of complaints handling firm Rebus going into administration.

From Insurance| Feb 04, 2016

British Friendly launches auto acceptance system

Advisers can now receive immediate cover for their clients through online application.

Feb 02, 2016

Equity release compliance concerns put advisers off

Research reveals appreciation of market growth, but concerns around access to research and qualifications.

Feb 01, 2016

One in four IFAs against commission returning

Almost one in 10 said they thought it was a very good idea.

Jan 29, 2016

Adviser claims neuroscience is key to good financial advice

Advisers’ tool bag should include self-awareness, says life planning and financial coach.

Analysis & Opinion

Feb 03, 2016

Incentivise staff by focusing on the positive

Sarah Lewis, managing director of psychological consultancy firm Appreciating Change, on ways to increase and improve performance

Feb 03, 2016

Be ‘Smart’ when conducting staff appraisals

Agree targets that are ‘specific, measureable, achievable, realistic and time-bound’

Feb 03, 2016

A rollercoaster of a week

Diary of an adviser

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Adviser Guides

Guide to handling insistent clients

Many clients are experiencing barriers to accessing their pension funds directly.

Discretionary Management

Off the peg but on budget

Outsourcing Report: Introduction

FTAdviser Blog

Big decisions for financial services in 2016

Resdesign of pensions tax relief and how to shape advice provision for the future will be the focus of 2016.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Professional Indemnity Insurance

This guide will ensure you understand the regulatory requirements for having professional indemnity insurance.

FTAdviser Blog

A year in the life of Harry Katz

The long-time IFA recounts the pitfalls of selling his business.

FTAdviser Blog

Accord toasts good year for mortgage brokers

Building societies’ intermediary arm saw strong growth over 2015.

Recent Articles
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    Jan 29, 2016

    New Model Business Academy to focus on CPD

    Academy’s new director says soft skills are just as important as technical knowledge.

  2. Pension red tape and dog spotting: week in news
    From Regulation| Jan 29, 2016

    Pension red tape and dog spotting: week in news

    Someone finally got the Golden Ticket and won the right to rule the regulator too,

  3. True Potential profits from US private equity deal
    Jan 28, 2016

    True Potential profits from US private equity deal

    A total of 138 partners will all receive a share of capital as a result of the private equity deal.

  4. True Potential launches retiring IFA service
    Jan 28, 2016

    True Potential launches retiring IFA service

    Support services group also bemoans falling number of advisers across the industry.

  5. FCA tells advisers to get ready for Priips rules
    From Regulation| Jan 28, 2016

    FCA tells advisers to get ready for Priips rules

    European Union-wide product rules are set to be enforced from the end of this year.

  6. Jan 27, 2016

    Time is of the essence

    Diary of an Adviser

  7. Jan 27, 2016

    Three circles of AE squared

    Three Circles: A practical guide to automatic enrolment compliance by Chris Daems, published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

  8. Jan 27, 2016

    I can’t afford to lose a worker – or pay him more

    A pay rise isn’t the only way to retain a valuable member of staff

  9. Jan 27, 2016

    Getting better all the time

    Continual learning is vital to improving our knowledge and the service we offer clients

  10. A comeback for commission?
    Jan 27, 2016

    A comeback for commission?

    The FCA’s acting boss has said the trade body will consider reintroducing commission

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