Savers are looking outside their pension plans when it comes to funding their retirement.
The platform market will continue to adapt and evolve to meet investors’ needs.
“We are not going to compete with you” but we will offer your orphaned clients a direct to consumer platform, marketing head says.
The second quarter net sales data from the Skandia Investment Solutions platform reinforces the market wide spike in property fund sales.
Platforms suggest Zurich’s new pricing structure is now in harmony with the rest of the market.
The new platform will include support and guidance for consumers, and will also be available to advisers.
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We ask advisers if it is possible to be classified as truly independent if you only use the one platform.
The steady rise of direct to consumer platforms has been mainly attributed to the effects of the retail distribution review.
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