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Hal Austin

Editor, Financial Adviser

Hal is editor of Financial Adviser and has been for more than a decade. He has previously worked on a number of local and national publications.

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Don’t panic, advice will prosper in a changing world There are no Vogon destroyers here - everything looks bright for a professionalised advice sector.

Your Industry Jun 19, 2015

Ashley Wassall

Editor, FTAdviser

Ashley is editor of FTAdviser and writes on all areas of retail finance. Previously supplements editor at Money Management and editor of a European private equity publication.

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Performance in fund management must stay clear Investors must be able to tell easily who is delivering the goods and who is not.

Investments Jul 06, 2015

John Kenchington

John is editor of Investment Adviser and has written about investments for several years. He has worked at titles including City AM and was recently named in the MHP 30 To Watch list of up-and-coming media names.

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Shake, rattle, auto-enrol Auto-enrolment has been a good thing so far, but we need to address its limitations, says Jon Cudby

Pensions Jul 22, 2015

Jon Cudby

Editor, Money Management

Jon is editor of Money Management and has 12 years' experience covering retail personal finance. In 2005, Jon was launch editor of FTAdviser and most recently he was head of online content for Incisive Media's financial services titles.

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Do consumers need protection from pension firms? Tony Hazell airs his thoughts on industry matters

Regulation Jul 29, 2015

Tony Hazell

Columnist, Financial Adviser

Tony is a freelance financial journalist, having been editor of Money Mail at the Daily Mail for a number of years. He has been writing a column in Financial Adviser since 2005.

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Gov’t wrestles with managers Ferguson says government wants more of investors’ savings reinvested in economy.

Investments Jul 20, 2015

John Lappin

Columnist, Investment Adviser

John is a weekly contributor to Investment Adviser with 15 years’ experience in financial journalism and 10 years writing on the IFA sector. He was formerly editor of an IFA trade magazine.

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Jeff has been personal finance editor of the Mail on Sunday for a number of years. He writes on a range of subjects and has been a columnist at Financial Adviser since 2004.

A pension bombshell

Amid all the chaos of Osborne’s meddling, the Treasury is now inviting responses to its consultation document on scrapping tax relief

Pensions Jul 29, 2015
Garry Heath is one of the best known figures in the financial services industry, having been director general of the IFA Association during the 1990s. He has since been an active campaigner on many issues, most recently on the impact of RDR on financial advisers, with his trenchant Heath Report.

We used to call it corruption – now it is called the system

Garry Heath airs his thoughts on financial matters

May 07, 2015
Kevin is group editor of financial media company Portfolio Publishing and a former editor of Financial Adviser. He has been writing about financial services for more than 20 years.

A decent runabout

We can all learn from the example of Hargreaves Lansdown’s low-cost service, the ‘reasonably priced car’ of the financial advisory community

Jul 09, 2015

FSCS risks turning into a ‘protection’ racket

Instead of extending its own remit, the compensation scheme needs to reform before consumers need protecting from it rather than by it.

There is good as well as bad in Wheatley’s legacy

Ken Davy airs his views on the world of financial advice

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Kerry Craig is a global multi-asset market strategist of JP Morgan Asset Management conducting analysis on economic and investment trends. He is responsible for investment communications through the company's Market Insights programme.

Weather the storm

Europe: Despite the threat of contagion from a possible Grexit and a rate rise in the US, several factors are likely to mitigate the consequences

Jul 03, 2015
Simon is a financial services know-how lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright. He has been a columnist at Financial Adviser since 2006.
Philip is a financial services solicitor and head of Michelmores’ financial services and markets practice. He has contributed to Financial Adviser’s regulation column since 2006.
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