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  1. True platform due diligence requires deep data digging

    Dec 16, 2014

    Due diligence is not something you do to keep the regulator happy; it is what you do to protect your clients and your business. ... read more

  2. Who is the FCA to say who is ‘fit and proper’?

    Dec 15, 2014

    Is the regulator ‘fit and proper’ itself?... read more

  3. Truth about Truro being UK advice hotspot

    Dec 15, 2014

    We dig a bit deeper into why Truro has the most active market, per head of population, for UK IFAs.... read more

  4. Problem lies with not shopping around, not annuities

    Dec 11, 2014

    FCA actually found no evidence of widespread mis-selling of annuities. ... read more

  5. Four things I learned from damning FCA report

    Dec 10, 2014

    Law firm admonishes senior staff and demands better internal controls for price sensitive information.... read more

  6. Investing should be as simple as ‘ABC’… and ‘D’

    Dec 09, 2014

    Many investment portfolios I see lack structure and carry far too much risk.... read more

  7. Five reasons not to let tax tail wag the investment dog

    Dec 05, 2014

    Is there an investment case for investing in smaller companies as an asset class before taking potential tax incentives into consideration?... read more

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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

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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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