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  1. I’m sticking by my ‘staggering ignorance’ on housing hubris

    Sep 01, 2014

    News Review: Confusion reigns over market statistics, but affordability issues for young buyers are irrefutable.... read more

  2. Should advisers be on the hook for big firm compensation?

    Aug 29, 2014

    Week in Brief: Sesame will not follow Ashley Law, GARs in TCF spotlight and Mas’ complex relationship with advisers.... read more

  3. Mid-life crisis of drums and tattoos

    Aug 28, 2014

    On the grapevine...... read more

  4. FCA fine gives context for Natwest over-compliance

    Aug 27, 2014

    Final notice reveals that affordability issues and lack of oversight of advised sales prompted action.... read more

  5. Why I support any action to curb febrile property market

    Aug 26, 2014

    News Review: People are rushing to grab loans and piling into property, pushing the market further away from first-timers.... read more

  6. When the levy breaks: advisers in line to be hit again

    Aug 22, 2014

    Week in Brief: Pensions continue to dominate headlines with pension transfer review costs in the spotlight. ... read more

  7. Three mistakes to avoid when selling up

    Aug 22, 2014

    Making sure a sale is handled correctly is crucial to making sure you get what your business is worth. ... read more

  8. Platforms to gain from RDR direct price disparity

    Aug 18, 2014

    News Review: Managers take a larger slice of direct fees, showing it does not pay to cut out the middle-man.... read more

  9. Are you ready for the big trail commission turn-off?

    Aug 15, 2014

    Week in Brief: Trail travails, problematic PII and brokers being hoodwinked over buy-to-let gaming. ... read more

  10. How old is “old”?

    Aug 14, 2014

    People, and a recent report, are obsessed with age. But there’s more to age than a number.... read more

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