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FCA must realise FAMR won’t right RDR wrongs Why the Retail Distribution Review delivered some benefits and why the Financial Advice Market Review won’t plug the advice gap.

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Emma Ann Hughes

Editor, FTAdviser

Emma is editor of FTAdviser and has previously worked for Investment Adviser, Financial Adviser and edited Mortgage Adviser.

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Opinion

Time to Brexit proof your finances In such turbulent times as these, people need signposts when it comes to their finances. Below are some choice ‘nuggets’.

Investments Jul 13, 2016

Jeff Prestridge

Columnist, Financial Adviser

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.

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Opinion

Bond funds set to return to regulators’ hit list FCA may start to turn its attention back to bond funds.

Jul 18, 2016

Dan Jones

Editor, Investment Adviser

Dan is editor of Investment Adviser and has been a financial journalist for the past nine years. Most recently news editor of a retail fund management publication, he is a previous recipient of the Investment Association's Trade Journalist of the Year award.

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Opinion

Machines are taking over, but we still need people Over-reliance on technology shouldn’t come at the expense of the human touch, says Jon Cudby.

Jun 28, 2016

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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Opinion

Don’t blame it all on Brexit The British weather is as much a factor in an economic downturn as the vote to leave the EU

Jul 20, 2016

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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Opinion

Advisers must speak up for the role Industry should give robo-advice a challenge by striving for gold standard

Apr 18, 2016

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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Ken Davy founded SimplyBiz 13 years ago and the company is now one of the biggest players in financial adviser compliance support. He is now chairman of the group, and was also a founding director of Aifa and has been president of the Life Industry Association.

Nest looks to branch out

The DWP has issued a call for evidence-linked proposals on the future of Nest’s pension remit, so time to get writing

Jul 20, 2016
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.

Property wobbles caught some by surprise

As property funds were suspended, good communication from advisers helped to reassure clients about the investment big picture.

Jul 20, 2016
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.
Simon is a financial services know-how lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright. He has been a columnist at Financial Adviser since 2006.

People want more from their policy

People always want more but you need to play your part.

Commercial property remains an attractive asset class

Rowan Dartington’s Signature Guy Stephens explains why commercial property remains one of the most attractive asset classes.

Hands off pensions

Leader: a commitment not to tinker with pensions reform would be welcomed as a new Chancellor of the Exchequer settlles into No.11

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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.
Andy is Intermediary Director for Aviva UK Life. He is responsible for all intermediary distribution covering 220 roles including regional sales offices, Key Account Management, technical specialists and telephony sales.
Janet has been editor of Money Management since 1986. Winner of 17 awards, she writes on all aspects of personal finance, but specialises in pensions.
James is Financial Adviser's Oracle columnist and is head of multi-manager & multi-asset portfolio management at Fidelity Worldwide Investment.
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