The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has declared a further 18 advisory firms in default.
There is a common misconception that financial advice is reserved for later life, but younger people could be missing a trick by delaying.
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The percentage of advisers switching platforms increased from 21% to 29% over the past 12 months, according to data from to independent financial research company Defaqto.
The Law Society has urged the government to halt its proposed reform of the tax law that governs limited liability partnerships (LLP), a structure commonly used by advisory businesses.
Nearly a third of advisory firms have lost clients as a result of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR), according to research from GfK.
Some 27% of advisers expect to have sold their firms within three years according to research.
Financial advisers have embraced the Retail Distribution Review's (RDR) push for higher qualifications and are looking to extend their level of expertise beyond the mandatory QCF Level 4, an advisory support group said.
A misalignment between your firm's approach to risk assessment and that of your selected discretionary fund manager (DFM) could lead to "systemic mis-selling", the FSA has warned. What can advisers do about it?
Fifteen adviser firms have signed up to Verbatim Asset Management’s Retail Distribution Review (RDR)-ready investment solution.
Providers must be clear about the consumers they want to reach post-Retail Distribution Review (RDR) to bolster their adviser networks, Aviva has said.
Equity release advisers need to ask themselves whether they adequately consider client longevity, according to Bridgewater Equity Release.
Fund and tax wrapper choice is the prime factor advisers consider when selecting a platform, research suggests.
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