Opinion  

Aware of need not to comment

Grapevine

When providers, networks or individual advisers make the news, not necessarily for the right reasons, Financial Adviser has noticed they are magically unavailable for comment. Holidays, operations and jury duty are usually trotted out as excuses, but Financial Adviser applauds one marketing director at a well-known network for coming clean last week when approached for comment. He told Financial Adviser he was not free to talk because he was about to take a driver awareness course, having been convicted for a speeding offence. They do say honesty is the best policy...

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