Think-tank fellow says advisers “first and foremost distributors and not advisers.”
Responding to the RDR is proving to be a multi-stage process for platform groups
As the exit fee debate causes controversy, questions hang over what is and isn’t reasonable
Investment trust fees will come down further and performances will be removed as boards react to the RDR.
The retail asset management industry is likely to be next to feel the squeeze on pricing
Research firm says sharp drop in numbers before new rules came into force has “started to turn around”.
Analysis & Opinion
Friday Interview: Moneysprite’s Jody Sturman has yet to meet a client who could not be served by panel.
Easy access to information means clients no longer require long-term relationships with advisers, according to Hargreaves Lansdown.
A steady stream of reports have surfaced putting the network’s future into question.
Friday Interview: Adviser duo tell FTAdviser about their move from independent to restricted and how it’s difficult for advisers to “go it alone”.
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Feb 06, 2014
The FCA will increase its scrutiny on percentage charging amid fears it could lead to mis-selling, Philip Moore has said.
Feb 05, 2014
Discretionary wealth management firm provides “advice at no cost to client” for Sipp referrals.
Feb 04, 2014
FCA admits “distinction between product advice and execution-only is not a distinction people can naturally determine”.