Regulator’s new chief executive admits Retail Distribution Review “contributed” to the advice gap.
Number of advisers dropped from 40,000 in 2011 to 31,000 in 2014, remarks Treasury select committee chairman.
Almost one in 10 said they thought it was a very good idea.
Regulator’s acting chief executive says the FAMR’s almost 300 responses will be examined during February.
New trade body chief says to boost access to financial advice stop expanding unaccountable regulators.
Most notable development in 2015 was the launch of the government’s Financial Advice Market Review, says trade body.
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Feb 19, 2016
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Dec 07, 2015
Annual survey also confirms continuation of outsourcing and passive investment trends.
FTAdviser Blog| Nov 16, 2015
Post-Retail Distribution Review regulatory changes and a new marketplace have led many large adviser firms down the restricted route.
Oct 21, 2015
Retail Distribution Review created advisers better able to give pension freedoms advice, regulator says.
InterviewfromYour Industry| Mar 13, 2015
Network director talks about the impact the Retail Distribution Review has had on the way their advisers work.
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