We use cookies to improve site performance and enhance your user experience. If you'd like to disable cookies on this device, please see our cookie management page.
If you close this message or continue to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies on this devise in accordance with our cookie policy, unless you disable them.

In association with

Home > Opinion > FTAdviser Blog


Recent posts

  1. Why should advisers pay a third of the guidance levy?


    Week in Brief: Pensions flexibility, self-invested pensions, and a naughty network.... read more

  2. ‘Keep it simple stupid’

    Jul 24, 2014

    ‘Kiss’. This acronym was coined by Kelly Johnson, lead engineer at the famous Lockheed Skunk Works. ... read more

  3. Five things I’ve learned from the FCA guidance consultation

    Jul 21, 2014

    Regulator asks for input on guidance portion of the government’s at-retirement reforms.... read more

  4. Why pay today when ‘advice’ is free tomorrow?

    Jul 21, 2014

    Retirees will not be given “free independent financial advice”. ... read more

  5. Regulators turn attention to ‘unsafe’ buy-to-let sector

    Jul 18, 2014

    Week in Brief: Bank of England bodies promise to review sector, while FCA puts spotlight on ongoing service.... read more

  6. Steady on, chaps...

    Jul 17, 2014

    Financial advisers are clearly fed up there is no long-stop in place to protect them, but some of the comparisons they are using to describe their...... read more

  7. Let’s all hammer pay-day loans

    Jul 17, 2014

    It is once again open season on the so-called payday lenders, short-term lenders to most reasonable people.... read more

  8. Five things I learned from the FCA’s sales model paper

    Jul 14, 2014

    Apparently too many Tweets targeted to your clients could make you look a Twit in the eyes of the regulator.... read more

  9. Where is the TCF line?

    Jul 11, 2014

    Week in Brief: This has been a busy week with regulatory bodies publishing their annual reports and Sipps once more hitting the headlines. ... read more

Our Columnists

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.

Most Popular
More on FTAdviser
FTA jobs