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Comment and debate on the big issues facing the financial intermediary community from FTAdviser.com - the trusted source for Financial Advisers

Sep 29, 2014

News Review: Laudable rules to prevent unintended consequences are being ignored by lenders.

Sep 26, 2014

This month has been a bit of a tough one in our household.

Week in Brief: Responses to guidance consultation, mis-selling fears and the regulator admits to mistake.

In certain circumstances many underwriters welcome the opportunity to meet with their policyholders.

Sep 22, 2014

News Review: Devolution promises, bickering over English votes and what to expect from markets.

Sep 19, 2014

Week in Brief: Scottish referendum panic and relief, advisers demanding wasted time fees and poor pension service.

Sep 18, 2014

New regulations could see active management fund costs rising while passive fund fees are falling.

Sep 16, 2014

At the more obscure end of the debate, provider raises question of non-standard asset status for Scottish property.

Sep 09, 2014

Beta is nearly free and chasing the elusive alpha has become even more expensive.

Sep 05, 2014

Week in Brief: pensions issues dominate the headlines, as ambitious reform programme goes too fast for some.

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Hal Austin

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.

Ashley Wassall

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.

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.

Jon Cudby

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.

Tony Hazell

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.

John Lappin

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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