Platforms are launching advice services for financial advisers to help them comply with the FCA’s ‘sunset clause’.
Sipp firm reports adjusted operating profit of £2.5m for the first half of 2014, down from £3.4m a year ago.
Platform takes on £250m of new flows since February launch.
Senior adviser says firms must adopt a strong brand.
Turnover up 26 per cent to £11.1m for the first half of this year, with 85 per cent profit increase to £1m.
As they start to come of age, tech-savvy Generation Z will change the world in three ways.
Analysis & Opinion
There is no consistent naming convention for share classes.
Are platforms the new access route to investment trusts?
The tax man takes the biggest chunk out of investor’s cash, says Novia’s Paul Boston.
The wrap market has been too busy keeping up with regulatory demands for any great developments, but there is innovation. Jon Cudby reports
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