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  1. Advisers may not have hiked fees enough

    Oct 29, 2014

    Fear of clients walking away could be forcing advisers to swallow increasing cost burden. ... read more

  2. Back to good old fashioned adviser bashing

    Oct 27, 2014

    News Review: Advice is becoming more important, but clearly there remains little appetite to talk the sector up.... read more

  3. We need to do away with quartile rankings

    Oct 24, 2014

    The goal of beating the competition is outdated and should be replaced.... read more

  4. In the past two years, EISs have become more attractive

    Oct 21, 2014

    I just wanted to highlight one area where the article seemed to be out of line with the reality we see in our daily practice. ... read more

  5. Reform rush has industry in a spin over freedoms

    Oct 17, 2014

    Week in brief: Treasury confirms draft rules and FCA lines up guidance policy, as advisers ‘hide behind their desks’. ... read more

  6. Why Webb won’t ‘unwind’ legacy annuities

    Oct 17, 2014

    Such a move would surely be the end for specialist annuity providers which are struggling already.... read more

  7. Fos landmark U-turn opens a can of worms

    Oct 14, 2014

    Fos reviews a ‘final’ decision, but questions remain over whether it has the legal authority to enforce any new ruling. ... read more

  8. Sipps need guidance to learn, consequences of NDCs

    Oct 10, 2014

    Week in brief: The ‘guidance guarantee’ debate rumbles on, as criticism of the regulator’s post-retirement non-guidance once again hits the fore. ... read more

  9. Should advisers learn to love themselves?

    Oct 08, 2014

    A motivational speaker wants advisers to eat well and go out for a power walk. Should they?... read more

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